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Coronavirus outbreak may lead to rise in paranoia, depression and other mental health disorders, suggest studies
Health

Coronavirus outbreak may lead to rise in paranoia, depression and other mental health disorders, suggest studies

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in April 2020 indicated that public health emergencies of the scale of the novel coronavirus outbreak can evoke a number of emotional reactions and unhealthy behaviours in both individuals and communities

Category Error: In dealing with a pandemic, people find that 'new normal' manifests in myriad ways
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Category Error: In dealing with a pandemic, people find that 'new normal' manifests in myriad ways

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: Of a community's small pleasures, Biblical plagues, and lives lived on a fault line
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Category Error: Of a community's small pleasures, Biblical plagues, and lives lived on a fault line

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: Shut in against a pandemic, residents of a high rise complex mull over grief, life, and irony
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Category Error: Shut in against a pandemic, residents of a high rise complex mull over grief, life, and irony

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: In a lockdown, life moves online, as do learning, news reading and friendships
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Category Error: In a lockdown, life moves online, as do learning, news reading and friendships

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: Amid a lockdown, an ideological impasse, gambling on love, and learning generosity
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Category Error: Amid a lockdown, an ideological impasse, gambling on love, and learning generosity

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: In the midst of a pandemic, life goes on in an Indian high rise complex
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Category Error: In the midst of a pandemic, life goes on in an Indian high rise complex

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Social distancing, self-isolation aren't just coronavirus-related terms, they've long marked everyday lives of queer, marginalised
Lifestyle

Social distancing, self-isolation aren't just coronavirus-related terms, they've long marked everyday lives of queer, marginalised

'I know what you are thinking: Yet again, the — queer, femme, Black person — speaks of dirty things like desire at a time of disease and death. Well, it is difficult only for those who have made a division between the three.' | Joshua Muyiwa writes in #QueerTake

Category Error: Three snapshots of life during a pandemic, from an Indian high rise complex
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Category Error: Three snapshots of life during a pandemic, from an Indian high rise complex

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Notes from the lockdown: How we view and experience consequences of coronavirus outbreak reveals society's schisms
India

Notes from the lockdown: How we view and experience consequences of coronavirus outbreak reveals society's schisms

Circulating better and faster than any other commodity in global markets; the coronavirus has outpaced human responses in a world in which borders are policed as vigorously as in previous eras; anti-immigrant politicians more popular than ever before; and most importantly, where the border between the rich and poor is worse than it has even been in global history.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19; 71-year-old heir to UK throne self-isolating in Scotland
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19; 71-year-old heir to UK throne self-isolating in Scotland

Prince Charles of the UK, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for coronavirus and is displaying mild symptoms of the disease

Narendra Modi's speech on coronavirus: Key differences between the upcoming lockdown and the current one
India

Narendra Modi's speech on coronavirus: Key differences between the upcoming lockdown and the current one

Modi said if India doesn’t manage the upcoming 21 days, then the “country will be pushed backwards by 21 years.”

Feeling anxious about Coronavirus infection? Here's how to socially distance yourself in a healthy way
Health

Feeling anxious about Coronavirus infection? Here's how to socially distance yourself in a healthy way

Maintaining distance can quickly turn into loneliness, and loneliness or social isolation can lead to a variety of mental health problems.

Hikikomori: How to identify and deal with the symptoms of extreme social withdrawal
Health

Hikikomori: How to identify and deal with the symptoms of extreme social withdrawal

Hikikomori is an extreme form of social withdrawal where the person isolates themselves in their own home and completely avoids going out.

The loneliness epidemic: What is it, and why are so many millennials feeling the blues?
Health

The loneliness epidemic: What is it, and why are so many millennials feeling the blues?

Loneliness and social isolation have a new face and it’s that of a 20-something man or woman, standing in a crowd of people and yet feeling utterly alone.

People with more life skills tend to enjoy better health, less depression in old age: Study
Life

People with more life skills tend to enjoy better health, less depression in old age: Study

People with higher scores on life skills — such as emotional stability, determination, control, optimism and conscientiousness — are more likely to experience a broad range of health benefits and positive social outcomes in their old age, a study suggests.

Did you know social isolation may impair your hearing?
Life

Did you know social isolation may impair your hearing?

Continuing to have social interaction is key to keeping your hearing sensitive even in old age, suggests new research.

'Need effective interventions to boost social connections': Loneliness could lead to strokes
Life

'Need effective interventions to boost social connections': Loneliness could lead to strokes

Loneliness and social isolation for a longer period of time may lead to increased risk of stroke or heart disease, find researchers.