When your partner is living with a mental illness
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When your partner is living with a mental illness

Navigating relationships with Dr Rathna Isaac

In this episode, Dr Rathna Isaac talks about dating when your partner is living with a mental illness. She shares what you can expect you may feel about their diagnosis; how to support them during a difficult phase; and how to be there and take care of yourself.

‘Navigating relationships with Dr Rathna Isaac’ is a fortnightly video column that talks about interpersonal relationships and its impact on your mental health. Each episode will share insights on the role human connections play when it comes to keeping you mentally healthy.

A clinical psychologist with a private practice in Bangalore, India, Dr Isaac has been practicing for over two decades. Her work focuses on adult mental health and relationships, with a special focus on couples’ relationships. She has published papers in academic journals on adult mental health and relationships.

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