Somatic Symptom Disorder
Understanding mental health disorders - Somatic Symptom Disorder
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
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
Understanding Personality Disorders- Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Boderline Personality Disorder
Understanding Personality Disorders- The Boderline Personality Disorder
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Understanding Personality Disorders- The Avoidant personality disorder.
Psychological First Aid
Psychological first aid is a set of helping actions that one can engage in to help people feel safe after a traumatic situation. It helps them stay calm regardless of the what the circumstance is, helps them be hopeful for the future and assures physical and emotional support.
Coping with Losing a Loved One to Suicide
A person grieving the suicide of a loved one can go through diverse emotions and experiences. Grieving takes time and so does adjusting to life without the person who died. This article looks at helping through this tragedy.
The Suicide of a Loved One
Losing someone we love to death can be a grievous experience, all the more so when they themselves have ended their life. It can be emotionally devastating. This article understands the intense emotions and phases of grief that one goes through.
Coping with the death of a loved one
Our view on what life is influences how we perceive our own death and those of our loved ones. Though we all know that someday each of us has to breathe our last breath; the loss of our loved ones is difficult to accept and move on from. This article will also give you a tips on how to accept and overcome the loss.