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The Role of Counselling in Palliative Care

Pranab Basu has been a hands on caregiver for his wife, and has now devoted himself to helping and counselling people...
Head shot of the author Gayathri Prabhu wearing a yellow blouse, brown sari and a necklace around her neck. In the background are trees

An Intensely Personal Memoir Of A Father’s Mental Illness

Trveen Dhillon reviews Gayathri Prabhu’s intensely personal memoir of her conflicted relationship with her father who...
Childhood cancer patients with face masks doing art work during their treatment

Art Therapy For Mental Wellbeing Of Cancer Patients And Caregivers

Cancer patients and their families go through stressful, fearful and anxious times of emotional upheaval.  Dancer...
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Why Does A Teenager Self Harm?

And how you can help. Clinical Psychologist H'vovi Bhagwawar has put together a guide on teen self harm and how parents...

Being a Doctor, it was Not Easy to Make Public My Depression

Dr Ankit Patel, a Pune based psychiatrist, who himself has dealt with depression, says his mission now is to educate...

2018 Nobel Prize For Medicine For Advances In Immunotherapy

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for...
Mr Balagopal in a black t-shirt in front of the garden he loves to work in

Why We Chose To Move To A Senior Living Community

To move or not to move to a senior living community is a topic of discussion amongst many as they approach retirement...

Sharing Mental Health Narratives Is Connecting At The Core

Delhi hosted a Mental Health Festival recently which was a convergence of ideas and therapeutic activities related to...
A stock pic of a woman as a patient resting wearing a bandana on her head and her hand is being held by another person who is not visible in the pic

Hair Loss Due To Chemotherapy Is Repairable

Pranab Kumar Basu has turned a counsellor after being a full-time caregiver to his wife who was suffering from Cancer....

How To Spot Signs of Trauma After a Disaster

And ways you can help someone dealing with Post Traumatic Stress. By H'vovi Bhagwagar, a Clinical Psychologist...

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