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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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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
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I Am Not Perfect.

I am not perfect. I don’t even come close to it. There are so many flaws I see in myself that I forget to see my strengths. I have a lot going in my professional and personal life to handle it all alone right now. It felt like I needed Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago
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Mental Health vs Emotional Health

Mental health and emotional health are often used interchangeably in general lang. I have also often used mental wellness and emotional wellness as synonyms but recently I came to know about a small, technical difference between the two terms. Mental Health vs Emotional Health Mental health has various aspects including Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago
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The Economics of Depression

Normally when we hear the words economics and depression in the same sentence, we think of the great depression of the 1930s. Actually, I am talking about the economic costs of being depressed and the treatment of the same. I also discuss the concept of DALYs. Economics of Depression The Read more…

By knightofsteel, ago