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

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.03.19

68-year-old arrested for molesting minor in Ranchi

A 68-year-old man was forwarded to Birsa Munda Central Jail on Wednesday for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old girl in one of the condemned quarters of Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry and Allied ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Parents, beware of fingerprint test

A national psychiatrists’ body on Wednesday urged parents and schools to keep away from a widely marketed test that claims to assess children’s inborn intelligence from their fingerprints, asserti...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 07.12.19

The lives of others

It was quite late in the evening and I must have appeared tired. The father of a child I had just finished seeing lingered in the room after his wife and child had left. He had figured out that I woul...
By J.R. Ram


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