Psychiatric Disorders
Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Webinars focus on dementia, caregivers and awareness

The ignorance about dementia stems from the fact that society has lowered its expectation from the elderly, said a psychiatrist at a webinar held to raise awareness on dementia. Though respected, the...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Science  /  Published 07.11.18

Pinpointed: 12 hidden states of brain

Scientists in India have identified 12 previously unknown states of the human brain that they believe serve as the fountainhead for all neural activity — from what helps crack tricky math puzzles to...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 07.09.19

Mind matters: Am I thinking too much?

I feel I don’t fit in anywhere. I hesitate to speak up at work meetings and even have trouble voicing my opinion at home. How can I be less scared of talking in front of others?It sounds like you’...
By Minu Budhia

Health  /  Published 05.01.19

Edge of reality: Psychosis and neurosis

Mrs Sen was admitted to the hospital due to physical concerns. She was very pleasant and warm and the hospital nurses and staff took a liking to her. She laughed and cracked one-liner jokes. Overall, ...
By Sangbarta Chattopadhyay & Namita Bhuta

Health  /  Published 22.12.18

The many myths about psychiatric pills

Please check this article out, although I wouldn’t question your expertise” was the one-line WhatsApp message I had received from a concerned father whose son I had seen a few days earlier and had...
By J.R. Ram

Health  /  Published 24.11.18

PTSD does not affect only war veterans

The UK guidelines are even more definitive: “Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops following a stressful event or situation of an exceptionally threatening or catastrophic nature, which is ...
By Dr Sangbarta Chattopadhyay and Dr Namita Bhuta


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