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Women’s Day 2019: Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate For Change

For International Women's Day, in line with the UN Women’s theme for 2019 we highlight a few women innovators and...
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Why do Men Suffer Depression in Silence

Males suffering from depression have an increased vulnerability to dying by suicide. Clinical psychologist Smriti...
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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...
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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...
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Sensitive Interventions To Prevent Youth Suicides Can Begin In Early Childhood

Dr Neena David, a Clinical Psychologist, emphasises the importance of developing positive coping skills, a sense of...
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Depression In Parents Of Children With Special Needs: How To Cope And Build Resilience

Parimal Pandit, Clinical Psychologist and Program Director, V-Excel Educational Trust Chennai describes the...
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"I Realized I Had A Lot To Offer The World"

Dr Divya Parashar Head of Rehabilitation Psychology at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre narrates what helped one of her...

A Kind Word Might Light Up Our Days

Yuna Angell, who has schizophrenia, advocates it is important to be empathic and sensitive to people living with mental...

What is the Reason Behind the Increase in Teen Depression and Suicide?

Teen mental health has been deteriorating over the last five years.  Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology, ...

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