Emotional Health during the Pandemic-

Emotional Health during the Pandemic The emotional impact of pandemic can be understood by a statement made, over 102 years back, during the 1918 Spanish Flu, by the Father of the Nation, Sri. Mahatma Gandhi: ‘This protracted and first long illness in my life thus afforded me a unique opportunity to examine my principles and... Continue Reading →

3_Personal thoughts/Experiences of COVID 19 (April 4 2020)

3_Personal thoughts/Experiences of COVID 19 (April 4 2020) Personal thoughts/Experiences of COVID 19 (continuing thread and updated periodically) The accessibility of others experiences can help individuals to understand, what they are experiencing, and not feel that they are alone in this situation. It will also help in learning from other individuals experiences. Further, it will... Continue Reading →

Emotional Health of Health Workforce

Emotional Health of Health Workforce “ the new coronavirus has made all the easy stuff hard”- from the New Yorker We are living in challenging times. Of the many population groups, the group most challenged are the providers of essential services in general and the health workforce in particular. The nearly universal practice of social... Continue Reading →

Mental Health and COVID 19-NAM and APHA, Apr 1,2020.

Mental Health and COVID 19 Webair by National Academy of Medicine and American Public Health Association, Apr 1,2020. National Academy of Science Engineering and Medicine, Washington, The Science of Social Distancing: Part 2 April 1, 2020 | 5:00 to 6:30 pm ET The second COVID-19 Conversations webinar will discuss benefit-risk analysis of social/physical distancing strategies,... Continue Reading →

LOCKDOWN (losses and Gains) Dr.Shashvat Shere

LOCKDOWN (losses and Gains) Dr.Shashvat Shere, Consultant Psychiatrist, Ratnagiri(Maharastra) I used to like to travel a lot, Void in my life I always fought. With meeting people all over, I thought my happiness grows forever. The beautiful colours in the nature, And the sounds of music on the player, The fragrance of a deo or... Continue Reading →

Books useful for Disaster Mental Health Care

Books useful for Disaster mental Health Care Compiled by Prof.R.Srinivasa Murthy 1. ADVANCES IN DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT. Edited by J.O.P.Diaz, R.Srinivasa Murthy, Rashmi Lakshminarayana. Indian Red Cross-VHAI.2006.. 2. Psychiatry of Pandemics A Mental Health Response to Infection Outbreak, Damir Huremović Editor, SPRINGER, 2019. 3. Disaster Psychiatry,-Readiness, Evolution and Treatment. Edited by F.J.Stoddard,... Continue Reading →

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