Mental Health

Role of personality in Suicidal thoughts

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I am strangled in a concrete jungle I walk down near the sea to breathe in fresh air I am looking at the tall buildings The air is so fresh and sound of the waves are so calming I can hear my thoughts more clearly away from the hustle bustle of the city I spread […]

News and Updates

Fellowship in Mental Health Education

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The fellowship course is for the period of one year. The application and selection process involves: Filling the application form for entrance test for One Year Fellowship Course in Mental Health Education. (Details about the fellowship : http://mentalhealtheducationnimhans.org/?p=1583 ) In order to fill in the form, stay tuned to NIMHANS website (www.nimhans.ac.in) for updates. Generally […]

Myths and Facts

Understanding Alzheimer’s: Myths and Facts

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Myth: Memory loss is a natural part of aging. Fact: As people age, it’s normal to have occasional memory problems, such as forgetting the name of a person you’ve recently met. However, Alzheimer’s is more than occasional memory loss. It’s a disease that causes brain cells to malfunction and ultimately die. When this happens, an […]

Myths and Facts

Suicide: Myths and Facts

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Myth: Those who talk about attempting suicide are less likely to act. Fact: People who threaten to take their lives are more prone to attempt it than those who do not. Hence do not take these as empty threats and challenge them. Myth: Those who have attempted once learn from their mistakes and are less […]