Psychosocial Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: C.M.C.Vellore, June 3,2021 Experiences of a frontline healthcare worker: Dr. Catherine Priscilla Paul, Post-graduate Registrar, Department of Medicine, CMC Evidence-based approach to assessing the psychosocial impact: Dr. Prathap Tharyan, Adjunct Professor, B V Moses Centre for Evidence-Informed Healthcare / Clinical Epidemiology Unit, (Retd. Professor of Psychiatry), CMC Community perspectives on psychosocial impact: Dr. Johann Ebenezer, Assistant Physician,... Continue Reading →

Pandemic and Emotional Health: Prof.R. Srinivasa Murthy, April 25,2021.

Pandemic and Emotional HealthCentral University of RajasthanProf. R. SrinivasamurthyMay 12 2021 The talk covers the following topics:0-11mts: Introduction 11-58 mts; Talk 11-27 mts: Newer understanding of Emotional Health;28-32 mts: Pandemic and Emotional Health;33- 37 mts: Self care measures;38- 43 mts: Distress management;43-44 mts: Seeking professional help;45-58 mts; Contributing to Society59- 110 mts: Questions and answers.

WISDOM talk by Dilip Jeste(2021)

WISDOMAn important Oration, by Prof. Jeste, bringing together many streams of thoughts on Wisdom. Prof. Dilip Jeste (USA) speaks onWisdom, Gita and Neuroscience: Relevance to HumanitiesDr. M V L Kothari Chair of Medical Humanities, Mumbai.Jan 23, 2021********************************Salient points of the talk:We are in the middle of a ‘Modern Behavioural ‘pandemic’ characterised  by⁃ Loneliness - hard... Continue Reading →


Wiser: The Scientific Roots of Wisdom, Compassion, and What Makes Us Good  From the field's pioneer, an exploration of the neurobiology and psychology of wisdom: what science says it is and how to nurture it within yourself―at any stage of your life.What exactly does it mean to be "wise?" And is it possible to grow and... Continue Reading →


The Miracle Pill Kindle Edition by Peter Walker  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition (Amazon Summary) What is the 'miracle pill', the simple lifestyle change with such enormous health benefits that, if it was turned into a drug, would be the most valuable drug in the world? The answer is movement and the good news is that it's free, easy and available... Continue Reading →


Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World Kindle Edition by Vivek H. Murthy (Author) (Amazon summary) In this groundbreaking book, Former Surgeon General of the United States, Vivek Murthy argues that loneliness is the underpinning to the current crisis in mental wellness and is responsible for the upsurge in suicide, the opioid epidemic,... Continue Reading →

Keep Sharp by Sanjay Gupta

KEEP SHARP  by DR. Sanjay Gupta( 2021) This is an important book focussing on  scientific evidence towards maintaining health in general and brain health in particular. The book presents evidence about the value of:-Miracle of Movement- exercise;-Power of purpose;-Value of Sleep;-Food;-Connectedness to others;The above practices of living,  are within reach of each of us, for... Continue Reading →

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