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  • Social Physique Anxiety - Signs & Challenges
    Social Physique Anxiety - Signs & Challenges

    Social Physique Anxiety, also known as SPA, is a feeling of distress and discomfort associated with the perceived evaluation of one’s physical self. It is helpful to understand the signs of SPA and how it affects our routine. To overcome a hurdle, we need to see it clearly and then set goals so that we overcome the hurdle.

  • Social Physique Anxiety
    Social Physique Anxiety

    Ever felt ashamed of the way you look, your height, weight, the colour of your skin? Some amount of self-criticism is normal, however, for some people, feeling dissatisfied with the way they look is a constant struggle. Find out how you can manage this anxiety.

  • Mindfulness to Overcome Anxiety
    Mindfulness to Overcome Anxiety

    Worrying comes naturally to us. How do we stop the constant stream of negative thought? Mindfulness is a useful practice that can help us refocus to the present and reduce anxiety.

  • How Do I Know If I'm Depressed?
    How Do I Know If I'm Depressed?

    We hear the word depression quite frequently these days. Sometimes we may wonder if we ourselves are suffering from depression. Read on to find out how to tell whether you might be clinically depressed or just feeling down.

  • Possibility of Normalcy After Depression
    Possibility of Normalcy After Depression

    From Deepika Padukone to Dwayne Johnson, celebrities have come into the open about their fight with depression. It was not an easy battle they would probably say. However, they did not allow the depression to get the better of them! Find out what it takes to fight depression.

  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
    Somatic Symptom Disorder

    Understanding mental health disorders - Somatic Symptom Disorder

  • World Mental Health Day - An Expert Column
    World Mental Health Day - An Expert Column

    Every year since 1992, the World Health Organization observes October 10th as World Mental Health Day – a day to recognize the effects of mental health issues on people’s lives and spread awareness of the help available. Themes from the last few years include schizophrenia, dignity in mental health and mental health in older adults. This year’s theme - “Psychological First Aid” (PFA) - intends to challenge the popular notion that psychological health is less important than physical health.

  • Decoding Recent Suicide Reforms in India - An Expert Column
    Decoding Recent Suicide Reforms in India - An Expert Column

    In August 2016, the Rajya Sabha passed the Mental Health Care Bill, 2013, which proposes to decriminalise attempted suicide. This write up reviews what this step could mean for Mental Health in India.

  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
    Schizotypal Personality Disorder

    Understanding Personality Disorders- Schizotypal Personality Disorder

  • Boderline Personality Disorder
    Boderline Personality Disorder

    Understanding Personality Disorders- The Boderline Personality Disorder