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.
What are Eating Disorders?
Eating disorders, can affect anyone - male or female (contrary to popular belief, eating disorders are not just a "woman's problem"). They can also affect both the overweight and thin/slim. However, the important thing to note is that eating disorders are treatable; becoming aware of the problem and seeking help at the right time is crucial in working through the illness.
Coping with Loss
Pain that is emotional, hurts as much, if not more than physical pain. Some of us talk about it while some of us keep it inside. We feel emotional pain when we confront a loss. This loss can be financial, a relationship, or even the loss of some prized possession. The value of the loss is not just in terms of money, but more often in terms of what meaning it holds for that person.