World  /  Published 18.12.21

27 feared dead in Japan fire

At least 27 people were feared dead after a fire swept through a psychiatry clinic in the Japanese city of Osaka on Friday, and the police were investigating possible arson after reports a man had spi...
By Reuters in Osaka

Books  /  Published 10.12.21

Peek inside the head

Book: Curing Madness? A Social and Cultural History of Insanity in Colonial North India, 1800-1950s Author: Shilpi Rajpal, Publisher: Oxford Price:  £43.99 This book maps the history...
By Manish Thakur

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.11.21

Duelling dualism

Dr Jai Ranjan Ram is a senior consultant psychiatrist and co-founder of Mental Health Foundation ( Find him on Facebook @Jai R Ram ...
By J.R. Ram

Career  /  Published 22.10.21

Want to help people with their mental well-being? Consider a career in Psychology

Psychologists and psychiatrists play different roles; the first offers counselling and support, while the second offers medical treatment...
By Saikat Chakraborty

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.21

3 halfway homes coming up

The Jharkhand government will come up with halfway homes in three of the most populated cities of the state – Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad – in a bid to help mental health patients adjus...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 23.08.20

Covid counselling need of the hour

By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.07.20

Lockdown: special kids keep on smiling

Thirteen-year-old Samarth (name changed) from Amritsar, suffering from bipolar disorder, was through with his treatment at the Central Institute of Psychiatry by the end of March. But he cou...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.20

Caution on drug abuse signs

Drug abuse among adolescents is going up but parents and teachers can help curb the menace by becoming watchful and being role models, experts said at a webinar on Friday.Psychiatrists, clinical psych...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

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

Science  /  Published 16.07.19

Psychedelic microdoses can help focus: study

A University of Toronto Mississauga researcher and his colleagues have “uncovered high potential research avenues” for assessing the benefits and drawbacks of microdosing with the psychedelic subs...
By Elaine Smith


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