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Mental Health
Jharkhand  /  Published 18.09.21

Mental health training for cops

The Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) is set to organise special training sessions for cops to identify mental illnesses in undertrial prisoners and provide necessary support in an ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Events  /  Published 14.09.21

Psychiatric hospital Antara celebrates 50 years

Mental health awareness programmes and interventions have helped reduce some of the stigma associated with mental illness, said the chief executive of a 50-year-old psychiatric hospital.  Speaki...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Sports  /  Published 10.09.21

T20 World Cup: Ben Stokes out, no Faf too

Ben Stokes was not included in their squad, but England have brought left-arm quick Tymal Mills back for the T20 World Cup which begins next month in the UAE. All-rounder Stokes is taking an indefini...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, London

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.09.21

Covid effect: How kids are suffering due to closure of schools

Dr Jai Ranjan Ram is a senior consultant psychiatrist and co-founder of Mental Health Foundation (www.mhfkolkata.com). Find him on Facebook @jai.r.ram.7 ...
By J.R. Ram

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.21

Where the mind does not matter

Another Bollywood production, another setback for issues related to mental health. Srijit Mukherji has come out with his take on Satyajit Ray’s work. He begins the anthology on a wrong-footing. ...
By Mayank Rai, Dr Debanjan Banerjee

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India  /  Published 01.09.21

SC flags human rights issues of women inmates

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the alleged violations of human rights of women in mental health institutions like tonsuring of their head and lack of privacy and asked t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

Curbs hit mental health of aged

Before Covid struck, Samar Banerjee, 78, would go out for a walk every morning and spend hours chatting with friends sitting on benches on the lawn of his housing complex. For more than a year, he ha...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 08.08.21

Mind Matters

I’m a 43-year-old working woman. I lost my husband at 29 and delivered a child after that. My priority has always been my child and I’ve brought her up single-handedly. I’ve never ne...
By Minu Budhia

India  /  Published 07.08.21

The high cost of school closure: Mental health issues, regression

The pandemic and prolonged school closure have caused regression in learning, affected the mental health of children and hurt their social and communication skills, a parliamentary committee has said....
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 04.08.21

Good shock

• ECT is NOT ‘shock therapy’ • It does not affect speech, intelligence and personality • It does not cause brain damage • It is a form of treatment and not punishmen...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee


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