GO BASIC: Ease your anxiety

Dr. Priti Nanda One in seven Indians were affected by mental disorders of varying severity in 2017. The proportional contribution of mental disorders to the total disease burden in India has almost doubled since 1990. Anxiety and depression often go hand in hand, and it can significantly impact our quality of life. In the present times ofContinue reading “GO BASIC: Ease your anxiety”

Coronavirus and Consumer Behaviour

Dr. Rajesh Bhargave It’s no surprise that consumers have changed their habits since the onset of coronavirus, but what does this mean in the long-term?  In the past month, online search volume for holiday destinations has plummeted – so has digital ad revenue. Consumers are spending more on board games, yeast, and home office furniture.Continue reading “Coronavirus and Consumer Behaviour”

The Silver Lining Behind the COVID Threat

Mr. Akhil Gupta We are all deeply saddened by the threat the COVID-19 virus is posing to our health and way of life. But I am confident the coordinated actions of world leaders will minimize the hardships on the less fortunate and the elderly and restore our economy. This event has a finite end. AndContinue reading “The Silver Lining Behind the COVID Threat”

SUICIDE PREVENTION IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19

Dr. Sneha Sharma COVID-19 crisis has hit the world head on. While the countries are coming to terms with the immediate short term health crisis, one can see the looming long-term psychological impact this pandemic can have. Psychological well being is intricately connected to the social environment and any uncertainty in economic and social orderContinue reading “SUICIDE PREVENTION IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19”

COVID-19 vs. OCD Symptoms

Dr. Sneha Sharma The coronavirus pandemic has added an additional challenge to individuals living with OCD. These individuals  are continuously seeking out certainty and reassurances for their doubts and anxiety. For many such people, the COVID-19 pandemic is strangely validating their fear and doubts about accidental infections and invisible looming danger. Their compulsions of cleaningContinue reading “COVID-19 vs. OCD Symptoms”

Optimising Children’s Mental Health during COVID-19

No one would have imagined in their wildest dreams that a virus will be capable of bringing the world to a stand-still. But here we are, living and experiencing the event first hand. This event has wrecked havoc on everyone irrespective of their age, gender, class, religion, race. When adults are having a hard timeContinue reading “Optimising Children’s Mental Health during COVID-19”

MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR THE FRONTLINERS

While the world is applauding their efforts, not everyone understands the challenges entailed by frontline health care workers. These frontline workers are the ones who are directly involved with the diagnosis, treatment and care of those with COVID-19. These individuals are at risk of extreme psychological stress as a result of the uncertainty over theContinue reading “MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR THE FRONTLINERS”

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