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Nov 02, 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind says India staring at mental health epidemic, 90% patients do not get carePresident Ram Nath Kovind on Monday warned that India was staring at a possible mental health epidemic and said over 90 percent of those affected by mental health issues do not receive the required medical care.
Oct 30, 2017
In rare surgery, doctors in Kolkata remove 600 iron nails from mentally unstable patient's stomachIn a rare surgery, doctors in state-run Calcutta Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata took out more than 600 iron nails from a mentally unstable person's stomach.
Aug 14, 2017
Study conducted to detect depression amongst Instagram users through social media toolsAlso it is mostly the depressed people who would comment more on Instagram posts, while healthier individuals would like posts more.
Jul 29, 2017
At Kerala's Chottanikkara Bhagavathy temple, devotees pray to be rid of their 'demons'The Sri Chottanikkara Bhagavathy temple, situated in Ernakulam, Kerala, is not merely a Hindu shrine of worship, but a place of 'exorcism' and healing
Jul 23, 2017
Creative touch: Urban Indians are seeking art, dance and movement therapy for improving mental healthUrban India seems to be warming up to creative therapies with the goal of seeking mental well-being.
Jun 25, 2017
Madhya Pradesh police rescues 40 chained mentally ill patients in Ratlam districtAt least 40 mentally ill patients, kept bound in chains, have been rescued from hotels and lodges in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district, police said on Sunday.
Jun 14, 2017
Mental Healthcare Law: Drastically changes understanding of illness, but will it be effective?False incarceration of persons accused of suffering from mental illness has been a long-standing issue.
Jun 07, 2017
Hazrath Sailani Baba Dargah in Buldhana: A part of India where mental-illness is deeply misunderstoodThere are a few other such dargahs in India, like the Dargah of Hazrat Munawwar Ali Shah Baba in Allahabad and the Dargah of Hazrat Sultan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed in Erwadi in Tamil Nadu, where the mentally ill — a condition apparently caused by the influence of evil spirits — are brought, chained and beaten.
May 04, 2017
Justice Karnan vs Supreme Court: Why there is no reason to doubt his judgments following the 'mental checkup'One of them was of the opinion that if the Board of Doctors was to diagnose Justice Karnan with some form of mental illness, it would have major implications for all the judgments that he has passed so far.
Apr 08, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill: Despite the positive reform, a lot more needs to be done for the mentally illOn 27 March, Lok Sabha, in a unanimous decision, passed the landmark Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, a legislation seeking to rectify our country’s apathy hitherto towards people suffering from mental afflictions.