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Saturday, December 14, 2019

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MENTAL ILLNESS NEWS

#MeToo campaigner Sandhya Menon on the challenges of being a single mom

February 07, 2019 1:17 pm

"I don't have a set rule to talk about financial issues with my kids. When I have no money, I tell them that I can't afford stuff. I don't tell them numbers or how much money I have. But I have come to realise that children need to know how much something costs."

The right to mental health

October 10, 2018 12:30 am

A new report shows how rising mental ill health is causing mounting disabilities, early deaths and fuelling cycles of poverty.

Disconnect with nature giving rise to mental illnesses in urban areas

June 05, 2016 6:56 pm

Reduced engagement with nature in urban areas is partly responsible for rising statistics of mental illness.

Dhobi Ghar: An automated laundry service run by patients with mental illness in Kolkata

May 30, 2016 7:38 pm

It's a myth that people with mental illness can't work. These patients in Calcutta Pavlov Hospital are running an automated laundry service by themselves.

For sanity’s sake

May 20, 2016 12:02 am

An acknowledged but unaddressed problem is highlighted yet again.

Mental illness India’s ticking bomb, only 1 in 10 treated: Lancet study

May 19, 2016 5:07 am

In 2013, 36 million years of healthy life were lost to mental illness in China, and 31 million in India.

Free of mental illness, still no way home for inmates of Thane shelter

March 21, 2016 6:04 am

Lodged in Thane Mental Hospital after being brought in by police in circumstances not different from Rajesh’s, this is Moti’s 41st year here.

Timely meals, early to bed can prevent mental illness

February 24, 2015 12:27 pm

Living a structured life with regular meal times and early bedtimes can lead to a better life.

One's sense of self worth keeps mental disorders at bay

December 09, 2014 4:02 pm

Researchers have linked inflated or deflated feelings of self-worth to afflictions such as anxiety and depression.

Why people suffering from mental illness don't seek help

September 08, 2014 11:17 am

Stigma is one of many factors that may influence care seeking, says a study.