Education  /  Published 02.07.19

Suicide watch

There is a lot that parents can do to prevent suicide. First, they need to pay attention to the verbal and non-verbal signs of distress their child is exhibiting. There may be times when young student...
By Shivani Manchanda

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

How AI can save your life

Artificial intelligence is by turns terrifying, overhyped, hard to understand and just plain awesome.For an example of the last, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, were able t...
By David Brooks/New York Times News Service

Science  /  Published 13.03.20

Reduce Facebook usage, stay healthy: Study

Reducing Facebook usage time is linked to smoking fewer cigarettes, better physical activity, and fewer depressive symptoms, according to a study which suggests that less frequent use of the social me...
By PTI in Berlin

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.20

The other pandemic: How to keep the D-virus at bay

A 28-year-old employee of a private firm in Adityapur is suffering from depression as he hasn’t been able to see his parents in another city since the lockdown. An aspiring engineer back from his co...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.20

Matters of the mind

How is the lockdown taking a toll on the mental health of residents? And what are the ways to identify symptoms from the behavioural patterns of family members? Psychiatrist Kedar Ranjan Banerjee addr...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 13.10.19

All in the mind: 41% of Kashmiris show signs of depression

Sir — Yesterday marked the end of this year’s Mental Illness Awareness Week. It was also the 69th day of the communication blockade in Kashmir. Even before the lockdown, a survey found that 41 per...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

Mental health: Laws are not enough

When does death, which is both inevitable and natural, become a serious problem? One of the answers to this question lies in the World Health Organization’s latest global suicide report, which revea...
By The Editorial Board

Education  /  Published 14.04.20

Answers to your lockdown questions

It has been nearly a month since I have been confined home because of the Covid-19 pandemic. I am sick and tired of being confined and very irritable to boot. What do you suggest I do to stay sane dur...
By Shivani Manchanda

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

Survey shows 70% depressed about Covid

An online study to assess Covid-19’s psychological impact on a cross-section of the society in Bengal has revealed that the outbreak caused depression among 70 per cent of people. The survey was con...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 05.06.19

Why snoring can be fatal

Although the woman in her 50s had been effectively treated for depression, she remained plagued by symptoms that often accompany it: fatigue, sleepiness and lethargy, even though she thought she was g...
By Jane E. Brody/ NYTNS


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