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PANDEMIC AND SCHOOL CLOSURE CAUSES MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN CHILDREN: PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education releases reports on ‘Plans for Bridging the Learning Gaps’ which highlighted the need for school opening and vaccination programs for students, c...

XENOPHOBIA - FEAR OF FOREIGNERS

In recent years, there has been an alarming rise in hate speech throughout the world, with many people blaming immigrants and minorities for their own countries' problems. Simply defined, xenopho...

TAPAS: A STEP TOWARD SOCIAL DEFENSE

TAPAS stands for Training for Augmenting Productivity and Services is a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) launched by Dr Virendra Kumar Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment. It is de...

UNDERLYING ISSUES OF PHUBBERS

Phubbing is a term coined in 2013 from two terms, snubbing and phone which means that one is ignoring their Friends during a conversation and is on their smartphones. This is a behavior that has ...

ROBOT THERAPY: A DOUBLE EDGE SWORD

In today’s world of globalization and interconnectedness. A new concept of robot therapy emerged where non-human therapists will assist you. Robots are assisting humans in wide areas be it heal...

DRUG ABUSE REPORT BY NCRB

Drug abuse is a self-destructive pattern that makes you feel good during the time being but later on destroys life in every respective field. Reasons for people to get into drug abuse can be many...

PTSD and OCD as after effects of Covid

Coronavirus was bound to leave some permanent mental health problems for people who have suffered from it. It has brought in a new and different lifestyle for people to adopt which even after the...

Quality of Life for Elderly Index

Quality of Life for Elderly Index has been created by the Institute for Competitiveness and is released by Dr Bibek Debroy (EAC-PM). The index highlights the problems faced by the elderly that ne...

NUTRITION AND MENTAL HEALTH

Food and mental health have a right impact on each other and there is a very strong food mood connection. Nutrients such as vitamin di, vitamin B, magnesium, iron, selenium and omega-3 with zinc ...

CHATBOT: InayaConnect TO ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

A 16-year-old Ishaan Singh developed a Chatbot named InayaConnect to address mental health care issues arising from COVID19. He had taken help from mental health care professions, his mother, and...