Dispersing the belief that a depressed person must look, act, and behave a certain way creates a serious barrier in the way of people who are genuinely battling this mental disease.
Depression is not a loud, attention seeking disease with an insatiable appetite for grabbing major headlines. Rather it is a smooth, silent, insidious operator.
Michelle Obama’s podcast titled ‘Protests and the Pandemic’ talks about how we should use this great pause as a chance to recalibrate.
“I know that I am dealing with some form of low-grade depression,” Michelle Obama said.
Team Kangana Ranaut tweeted about Deepika Padukone and said she should be remanded over ‘depression ka dhanda’.
After a few years of marriage, my mother developed OCD and depression. My father stood by her and helped her heal.
I hope people self-introspect and learn their lessons well. I hope you’re in a happier place now.
Following Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, netizens began holding Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt responsible. This is a dangerous narrative, especially where mental health is involved.
Are we talking mental health issues as seriously as we should? It’s a question we must ask ourselves.
I didn’t love my body. At an age when people explore their sexuality, I would avoid even touching myself altogether.
Amid the lockdown taking care of our mental health is important. So, what can we do? We spoke to two mental health professionals, here is what they have to say.
Until the lockdown happened ten days ago. And these days I find myself asking a question again and again; will my depression return? Was my struggle actually over, or was it just bidding its time for the right moment?