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In this section, find articles, reviews, art work, poems, interviews, resources and professional services on mental health & wellness by Feminism in India.

How Dr. Sarada Menon Changed India's Views On Mental Health

How Dr. Sarada Menon Changed India’s Views On Mental Health

Sarada Menon first got introduced to 'mental illnesses' in her final year of medical training in 1959 where she realised how deeply rooted this problem was and how it received very little or no attention.
Protest! But Remember To Take Care Of Your Mental Health

Protest! But Remember To Take Care Of Your Mental Health

Whether you are the victim of police brutality or your friend is the goon, you still do need to keep a tab on potential mental health issues that can take a toll on you.
Mental Health In The Time Of Social And Political Unrest

Mental Health In The Time Of Social And Political Unrest

Students and youth who are directly involved in such unrest in large numbers are the most vulnerable group succeptible to mental health issues.
Sunday Neurosis: The Gloominess Of Sundays Is Real

Sunday Neurosis: The Gloominess Of Sundays Is Real

How can we then manage Sunday Neurosis? Instead of making an impractical to-do list for the weekend, focusing on a few feasible tasks or priorities can be a better approach to the weekend.
How Can Institutions Become Mental Health Friendly

5 Things Educational Institutions Can Do To Become Mental Health Friendly

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Students in educational campuses having mental illness should not have to choose between education and mental health care.
Why Do We Need More Sensitivity For Mental Health Language?

Why Do We Need More Sensitivity For Mental Health Language?

In everyday life too, few people realize that speaking or using words from the mental health language or its point of view can lead to further alienation of the survivors of mental health issues.

Illness Anxiety Disorder: When All The Powers Of Imagination Combine

Unwarranted, excessive fear or belief that one has a serious illness, irrespective of medical reassurance and lack of diagnostic findings is called Illness Anxiety Disorder, or sometimes Hypochondriasis.
Social Anxiety And Grocery Shopping — A Nightmare

Social Anxiety And Grocery Shopping—A Nightmare

You have become quite a homebody now, at least that is how you rationalize (and often glorify) your hesitation to be in public. You have had a tough year, with social anxiety engulfing you whole at your very first real-serious job, and it messed you up.
Generalised Anxiety Disorder: Past Wounds Which Affect The Present

Generalised Anxiety Disorder: Past Wounds Which Affect The Present

I have struggled with Generalised Anxiety Disorder for a good chunk of time in my teens and I never sought Professional help or talked about it to anyone close to me.
Breathe. All is well — How I Dealt With My Panic Attacks

“Breathe. All Is Well.” —How I Dealt With Panic Attacks

Learning how to breathe through panic, and out of it, has been a part of my life now for years. To believe that I will keep breathing even it feels that I may not, is an act of faith in my therapist!

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The Power Of Delusion: Debunking Reasons One Might Still Support BJP Government

Power Of Delusion: Debunking Reasons Why Some Still Support BJP

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In a time of increasing persecution of Muslims, we still come across people who believe that the existing BJP government will lead India to a bright future.
My Experiences Of Sexual Assault: Toxic 'Dada-Culture' Of Presidency University

My Sexual Assault Trials & Toxic ‘Dada-Culture’ Of Presidency University

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My account isn’t that of an individual’s. It is a reflection of the toxic politics that goes on in the most literate political circles of Kolkata, like that of Presidency University.
Netflix's Sex Education Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

Netflix’s Sex Education Season 2 Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

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The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education which premiered on January 2019 had already garnered significant attention and millions of viewers owing to its fresh take on teenage sexual (mis)adventures and its sensitive storytelling.