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Posts tagged ‘Depression’

A concoction of mental maladies: The story of my journey back to life

By Rimli Bhattacharya
I knew my case was psychiatric and called for immediate medical intervention. Dragging myself to the doctors’ clinic seemed a huge task. I was frail. For once I felt like asking my father if someone could accompany me till the psychiatrists’ chamber but then decided to keep my mental illness discreet.

Understanding post-partum depression

By Rimli Bhattacharya
Most mothers with postpartum depression recover completely. This is especially true if the illness is diagnosed and treated early. About 50% of women who recover from postpartum depression develop the illness again after future pregnancies.

Five Poems

By Mary Ann Chacko
Like the safety of a garbage dump to a street dog beaten and left to die,
So is poetry to me;
A place to lick my wounds.