Mental Health
Health  /  Published 25.02.19

Is neurofeedback the new workout for the brain?

To leap or not “Non-invasive”, “no side-effects” and “no drugs” - these are words patients love. Those who are long-time sufferers of depression or sleep disorders...
By Manashi Sengupta in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.20

Kids compete for gadgets at home

Students demanding high-end phones from parents for online classes and watching web series instead of watching TV with family were some of the issues raised by parents at a Loreto House session on Sun...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 21.07.20

PTSD: A pandemic and seeds of change

The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to devastate millions with unexpected illness, debilitation or sudden death, job loss, financial insecurity, cancelled weddings, truncated relationships and postpon...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

Grumpy adults prey on kids

Adults facing problems at work or with spouses often take it out on “soft targets”: children at home. This displacement of anger had always been there but under such trying circumstances ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.20

Small towns, big dreams: Suicide in a young India

Thirty-four is no age to die. And when you have a roaring career ahead, what with all of life’s challenges, it’s sad to see a talent ending his or her own life. So it was natural that the ...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.20

Covid-19 takes toll on mental health

The impact of the coronavirus in the form of domestic violence, child abuse, suicides and ostracisation of Covid patients is a cause for concern, mental health professionals said on Monday. The profe...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.20

Locally sourced: encouraging businesses to do away with plastic packaging

Sir — There is a resounding clamour to go local all over the country. While trade protectionism can be risky, the mantra of going local can be useful. Zero waste stores — supermarkets that...
By The Telegraph in

Style  /  Published 10.07.20

Kickbox and push limits

Action movie buffs will certainly know of Jean Claude Van Damme and his movies based on kickboxing. The most famous one was even called Kickboxer! Kickboxing originated in Japan, but found popularity...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Suicide linked to lockdown-induced depression

Lockdown induced  depression continues to take its toll. A 38-year-old mother of five children, Bimla Tanti, immolated herself while having a verbal altercation over phone with her husband worki...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 04.07.20

Mind matters: Answers to your mental health queries

My daughter-in-law had her baby three months ago. She had an easy, normal delivery and is breastfeeding the baby. We also have a dedicated domestic help to help with the baby and the whole family pitc...
By Minu Budhia in


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