Category Archives: Mental Health

What do Imaginary Conversations with Yourself Signify?

Loneliness, preparation, dissatisfaction, childhood habit or a psychological disorder, imaginary conversations can stem from any of these reasons. Let us have a detailed discussion on the significance of these conversations. The society does not consider imaginary conversations with oneself, normal. As this is not freely accepted, people who feel comfortable in carrying out such conversations, tend to feel awkward about… Read more »

What is Qigong?

Qigong (Chi Kung) means cultivating energy. It is a system practiced for health maintenance, healing and increasing vitality. All the types of Qigong, involve a posture, (static and dynamic), breathing techniques, and mental focus. Over the time, five distinct traditions of Qigong has been developed in China, each with its own theories and characteristics. Qigong is a traditional Chinese healing… Read more »

Tips to Deal with Diogenes Syndrome

Diogenes syndrome, a mental health disorder that often affects the elderly population, is characterized by extreme self neglect, domestic squalor, and social withdrawal. This Buzzle write-up provides information about the symptoms and a few tips to deal with Diogenes syndrome. The Diogenes syndrome is named after the Greek philosopher Diogenes of Sinope (4th century BCE), who was a proponent of… Read more »

What Causes Obtunded Behavior in Humans?

A number of medical disorders can cause a decrease in alertness, sometimes even posing a risk of injury or death. This Buzzle article deals with obtundation, a condition similar to lethargy, and tells you what its causes actually are. Did You Know? Statistics reveal that up to 5% of emergency room visits in urban US hospitals are due to disorders… Read more »