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Saturday, July 02, 2022

Amit Sen

The writer is a child and adolescent psychiatrist working in Delhi. He has served in the Army Medical Corps from December 1982 to January 1988.

When violence comes closer home, what can a parent do?
Fri, Jun 17, 2022

With the recent shooting in a Texas school and the instances of brutality on Indian streets, how can parents enhance their child’s emotional quotient?

What did a survey on bullying with 1500 students and 83 teachers reveal?
Fri, May 20, 2022

Be it a government school or a private one, bullying is rampant and few schools have mechanisms in place to check such behaviour, which means often children who are victims don’t feel heard

How to tackle bullying and what are the conclusive signs if your child is at the receiving end
Fri, May 13, 2022

As schools open post-pandemic, the universal issue of bullying enters through the gates, as well. What constitutes bullying and what are its consequences and how can society help a child

Four expert tips on helping your child cope with uncertainties
Mon, Apr 25, 2022

Against the backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, how do we deconstruct the complexities of war and its impact on our children

The pandemic has hit our children hard. How can we take care of them?
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

Policy and public discourse must listen to their distress and reconsider priorities in terms of their well-being

Will we consider our own, the Kashmiri children traumatised by years of systemic violence?
Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Repetitive, violent trauma in endemic war zones can be deeply damaging for the community, especially children and adolescents, who could be scarred for life, and pass on their fear and anger to generations that follow.

Understanding ragging: Ahead of the academic season, a look at the problem, its impact
Wed, Aug 02, 2017

As a new academic season opens across India, a committee of mental health and public health professionals, revisit their Psychosocial Study of Ragging in Selected Educational Institutions in India.