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Diet & Mental Health

A few weeks back the Ministry of Health in India had tweeted a picture about various ways to cope with depression. They included diet i.e. eating fruits and vegetables as one of those ways. I was at first glance aghast at the ignorance of our ministry. Later, I decided that Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago
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Memes and Mental Health

In the recent years, the internet has been taken over by a powerful force that seems to sustain itself, perpetually; memes. They are found in all kinds of languages and cultures and they all have a social truth hidden behind the veil of humor. Can memes affect our mental health? Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

The documentation of effects of war and trauma or people is available since centuries. Fables have been written about how tragic loss of a close one, war or rape has scarred people for life. It wasn’t until recently though, that we started calling it Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). History Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago
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Pyramid of Mental Healthcare

Mental health care is largely misunderstood in today’s time. There is a perception that more specialized faculties are necessary in order to treat mental illnesses. Even I have previously suggested that the low number of mental health professionals may end up being a downfall for India. Well today, I accept Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago
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Refugees & Mental Health

The number of refugees is constantly rising across the world. It hence comes as no surprise that their mental health before and after their displacement is an issue for research across countries. According to UNHRC statistics, as of 31 May 2018, there are 68.5 million displaced people across the globe. Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago