SCHIZOPHRENIA: VICTIMS OF MADNESS, ILLNESS OR STIGMA? Surgeon Captain Asif Iqbal Ahmed

Mankind has known schizophrenia for thousands of years, its descriptions being given by ancient Greek Physicians. However, it emerged as a medical condition worthy of study and treatment only in the 18th century. By the 19th century it was viewed as insanity or madness, a regrettable affliction rather than a reprehensible behavior.  The homeless individuals scantily clad in dirty...

Living With Bipolar Disorder

Just recently a friend went off her medicines and wrote, “I was doing so much better! I thought I didn’t need them.” The interesting thing is that she’s a doctor! No matter how educated we are or how smart we are, bipolar disorder can still trick us regarding medications. So, to begin with, let’s find...

More and more IT professionals in India are seeking chatbot therapy to help with their job concerns and redundancies For months, Lovkesh Joshi was quietly terrified of losing his job as a manager at a top Indian tech services company. Clients were cutting their budgets. His manager told him not to worry, but it was...

Tips To Set Yourself Free From Any Addiction

In this age of changing lifestyle patterns and living standards, the need to stay healthy is important, but this essential need is somewhere taking a back seat. Reason? Is it simply the ignorance of healthy habits? Think again!  It is not just the ignorance, but mostly the addiction of fatal substances. Nowadays, healthier lifestyles are...

Distress call

Unrelenting work stress can lead to mental health problems — it’s time to call it out for what it is before it changes who we are and how we feel about ourselves We carry it in the phones we hold as we constantly check for work emails; the laptop bags that weigh us down, that...

Things You Need to Know About Schizophrenia and it’s Treatment

According to studies, Schizophrenia affects approximately 1 percent of adult population, globally. Experts across psychiatric hospitals in Delhi and elsewhere, classify Schizophrenia as a spectrum of disorders, which is characterized by multiple symptoms involving cognition, perception, behaviour, emotions, attention, motivation, concentration, and judgement. In simple terms, Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that forces the...

Learn about Anxiety Disorders from Dr. Ananya Choudhury

The field of Psychiatry is one of the most fascinating yet neglected one. This is also a field in medical science where, in addition to medical knowledge, a person needs empathy, ability to connect with their patients and they also need to have a deeper understanding of the human psyche. By treating a patient you...

Top 3 Self Boosting Tips for Moms Suffering From Bipolar Disorder

Are you a new mom who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder?  Entangled with such a medical condition and managing the tedious parenting life all alone is not only challenging but also sometimes even impossible to give a thought about. The hardships faced here are innumerable as the treatment becomes an inner battle that is...