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World Health Day observed at NIMHANS - April 10, 2017

“The concept of 'Lets Talk' is multipronged, we should not only encourage people to talk about depression but also listen and understand when shared with us,” said Ratan Kelkar, mission ...

Mental Health Care Bill passed in Parliament - March 28, 2017

The parliament passed the Mental Health Care Bill 2016, that aims at providing healthcare services for mental illness and strengthening the individual rights of persons with mental illness. The Bill ...

Talk therapy or medication for depression? A brain scan can tell you now. - March 27, 2017

Many people suffering from depression might have often wondered what the right treatment for this common mental illness is. Medication, psychotherapy or a combination of the two? 

Research scientists from Emory ...

Training course in psychosocial wellbeing in development, using arts based therapy - March 10, 2017

Bapu Trust for Research on Mind & Discourse, a Pune based NGO working in the space of community mental health, is offering a ...

Neuroscientists bag Brain Prize for work on dopamine reward pathway in brain - March 7, 2017

The one-million euro Brain Prize, given by the Lundbeck Foundation in Denmark for outstanding research in neuroscience was awarded to Peter Dayan, Ray Dolan and Wolfram Schultz, on Monday. "I can ...