Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: depression

Try ‘fish therapy’ to fight depression — fisheries dept tweet endorses 2015 Chinese study

Union Minister Giriraj Singh retweets post. The report on Chinese study on fish 'therapy' was originally published in The Times of India on 12 September 2015.

Suicide helplines go unanswered in India. Or you get untrained volunteers

On suicide prevention day, it’s time to admit India isn’t even close to tackling its mental health crisis. And triggering reports on Sushant Singh Rajput aren’t helping.

On World Suicide Prevention Day, let’s resolve to remove stigma about mental illness

One-fourth of 1,069 respondents in a cross-sectional study reported having the idea of death or self-harm during the Covid-19 period.

Sushant Singh Rajput was in ‘severe depression, existential crisis’, psychiatrist told police

CBI looking into psychiatrist's statement in which he said he was approached several times by Sushant Singh Rajput’s manager Shruti Modi & Rhea Chakraborty to 'treat' the actor.

Sushant Singh Rajput was right to hide his depression, India is no country for mental health

From TV anchors using photos to counter depression claims, to therapists spilling all, the chaos around Rajput’s death is harmful to those with mental illness.

Sushant Singh Rajput and the burden of being a ‘Shravan Kumar’ in toxic Bihari families

TV interviews of Sushant Singh Rajput's father K.K. Singh and allegations made in FIR led Indians to call Rhea Chakraborty a witch.

Michelle Obama says racial strife, Covid, Trump hypocrisy has given her low-grade depression

On her podcast, former US First Lady Michelle Obama talked about the current scenario in the US and how she has coped with it.

Recovered Covid patients suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, Italian study finds

The study by researchers at San Raffaele Hospital in Italy's Milan reveals that women and younger Covid survivors showed higher levels of depression and anxiety.

A promising new treatment for depression — neurostimulation

After the murky days of electroconvulsive therapy and other techniques, which had rather bad press, electrical or magnetic stimulation of neurons is attempting a comeback.

Instagram influencers with open DMs aren’t therapists. They should stop acting like one

In the wake of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, empathy flooded the internet. But then an influencer, with zero therapy knowledge, decided to charge Rs 1,500 to hear her fans out.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


Abhilasha Barak is the first woman officer to join the Army Aviation Corps

‘Golden Letter Day’: Captain Abhilasha Barak becomes Army’s 1st woman combat pilot

Indian Army so far did not have women officers in the flying branch, unlike the Indian Air Force and the Navy.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.