Because the mind matters- Lakshmi Vijayakumar and Thara R.

Because the mind matters Lakshmi Vijayakumar, R. Thara The Hindu, MARCH 20, 2020 /strong> Dr. Thara, Director, Schizophrenia Research Foundation (left) and Dr. Lakshmi Vijayakumar, founder of suicide prevention group, Sneha (right) How one copes with an outbreak like COVID-19 depends on three factors, the individual, the community and the health system Pandemics have never... Continue Reading →

Psychiatry helpline for COVID 19 epidemic

Psychiatry helpline for COVID 19 epidemic: Venture from team KANCIPS 2020 in association with Indian Psychiatric society Karnataka chapter (IPSKC) This is an initiative to address psychiatric issues arising due to COVID 19 epidemic. We are offering this service 'FREE OF COST' List of Psychiatrists available in time slots and mobile number to be contacted.... Continue Reading →


STRESS MANAGEMENT INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (emphasis added) This time of crisis is generating stress in the population. These mental health considerations were developed by the Mental Health Department of WHO as support for mental and psychological wellbeing during COVID-19 outbreak. General population 1. COVID-19 has and is likely to affect people from many countries, in... Continue Reading →

Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks- Psychiatric News, March 26 2020

Coronavirus and Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks Infectious disease outbreaks, such as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), create significant distress for the public and strain health care systems tasked with caring for affected individuals and containing the disease. Fear and uncertainty heavily influence public behaviors (1). Concerns focus on personal and... Continue Reading →

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