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When a 'Rick and Morty' fan asked the show's co-creator for advice on coping with depression, the internet was overwhelmed by the response she received. The fan, known only by her Twitter handle @choj...
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The tragic lure of illusion.
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He was given counselling and medical help.
Research scholars carry a heavier burden than most.
'Depression: Let's Talk,' a year-long global campaign by the World Health Organisation (WHO) took off on 7 April, World Health Day. WHO estimates that over 300 million people suffered from depression...
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Talking can help combat the ‘silent killer’.
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You call, text, or even wake people up in the middle of the night just to fight...
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The WHO document said that 322 million people are living with depression worldwide.
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It reminds me of René Descartes, the renowned 17th century French philosopher, every time I come across a person with mental illness being greeted with the derision and loathing that is totally...
We're looking at you patriarchy.
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Mental illness is not caricature or melodrama.
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One day in 2012, after graduating college, I watched and read Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower. I've never related to a character like Charlie before. He was an introvert, he found it difficult to belong, to "participate". He was sexually abused, suicidal and good looking. After the initial "so relatable!" freak out and heartbreak, I realized how comforting the story was.
Have you found yourself wondering why people kill themselves or try to? Oh, let me rephrase. If you are among the fortunate few who haven't had to struggle with any kind of mental illness or agony, ha...
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In a tell-all interview to Bombay Times, rapper and music composer Yo Yo Honey Singh, who has turned 33 today, finally came clean on why he has been away from the public eye for nearly two years. "I k...
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In spite of an escalating number of mental health patients, the subject of mental health illness, is still by and large a taboo topic for several Indians. “World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated th...
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A person with cancer will garner sympathy while someone with a so-called mental illness will most likely engender fear in others. Partly, this fear comes about because we perceive the mind as superior to the body. So, it's not hard to see why we fear illnesses that seem to be of the mind, not the body. But if there's one thing I learned while writing The Man Who Wasn't There: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self, it's that this dichotomy between the body and the mind is false and misleading.
Deepika Padukone is a class apart. In an industry where actresses are tight-lipped about various facets of their lives, she has consistently been as vocal and open as possible (without completely scan...