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Copycat Suicides and the reporting thereof!

Copycat suicide is a term given to an imitative suicidal behaviour that occurs after exposure to another suicide. This often happens after exposure to media reports of a celebrity’s suicide,...

29 06 2020 / Posted by Social Media
The Aftermath of Natural Disasters: Impact on mental health of survivors

India is one of those countries that are highly prone to natural calamities, including, floods, drought, earthquakes, cyclones and landslides. In the past many years, cyclones have affected the coastal...

27 06 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Shocking Truth of LGBT phobia in India

Trigger warning: rape, suicide, abuse, queerphobia. India is believed to be the ‘land of diversity’. Yet, we’re far from being the land of ‘acceptance’. Discrimination against a person due to...

23 06 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Interventions for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition characterized by failure to recover after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. This condition may last months or years, with triggers...

15 06 2020 / Posted by R&D
Taxation Commissioner Dies of Suicide

With the highest suicide rate in the South East Asian region, India has a suicide rate of 16.5 suicides per 100,000 people as per the WHOs report (2016). Mental health...

08 06 2020 / Posted by R&D
Intersexuality leading to Discrimination: what to do and what not to do!

Being open to exploring one’s own sexual identity is important, especially in younger years. However, in the same vein, it is also completely okay to wait for a while before...

04 06 2020 / Posted by R&D
Locust Attack: Risks and Impact on People’s Mental Health

Amid the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, various parts of the world are facing another severe crisis currently. Swarms of locusts — short-horned grasshoppers — have invaded vast swathes from African...

03 06 2020 / Posted by R&D
2020 Trauma: Things that will forever leave an imprint on our minds

January 1, 2020 marked the beginning of a brand-new decade that a lot of us looked at with optimism and as a chance at a new kick-off in life. Now,...

01 06 2020 / Posted by R&D
Locked in at home: Domestic Violence and COVID-19 in France

COVID-19 has engulfed the world as we know it in chaos. Apart from the loss of life that the disease has brought, economies and livelihoods have been put in jeopardy...

28 05 2020 / Posted by R&D
Psychological Impact of Lockdown

While social distancing is important at the moment to manage the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, it seems to be having a devastating effect on people’s mental health. The isolation...

25 05 2020 / Posted by R&D