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Tag: psychiatry

Can we sing our way out of the disease ?

 “ Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton john   Music has been used as healer innumerable times metaphorically from a very long time. Since the 1800s, music has formed a very crucial part of various treatments. The rhythms can not only […]

SPIRITUALITY – Treating Mental Health Disorders

“Create a life that feels good on the inside and not just one that looks on outside” Are you Believer or an atheist?  Well the answer doesn’t matter if you know the true meaning of spirituality and how it helps one sail the boat of life in all sorts of life conditions. The increasing rate […]

Joints for the weekend: should you pass them on or let them PASS?

“The most obvious important realities are often the ones that are the hardest to see and talk about” – David Foster Wallace That kick, that high, those oohs and aahs. When the world around you becomes 7-D and slows down, when you can hear colours and see sounds. When you crave that feeling over and […]

Meditation: Belief, Magic or Science?

Meditation (dhyana) origins from the vedic times of ancient India. However our culture is not the only one to practice meditation. The practice of meditation has been prevailing throughout human history among diverse cultures. The word meditation as defined by Latin meditari, means “to engage in contemplation or reflection” however the same is defined as […]

Struggles and Vagaries of an Epileptic: Unveiling the Truth

In the rich and culturally diverse country of ours, it is very heart breaking to see how certain diseases and abnormalities are analysed and judged in the lower strata of the society. One such disease which is looked down upon and treated by quacks rather than doctors is epilepsy. It still comes as a surprise […]

TO OCD OR TO NOT OCD? That is the question.

Have you ever tried to curb certain feelings or thoughts that you might have? Have you felt better after giving into those compulsions? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) features a pattern of unwanted thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions). These obsessions and compulsions interfere with daily activities and cause significant distress. […]

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