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‘I Hate My Mother!’ Was My Most Constant Feeling, Growing Up… But Now I Know Better

I grew up with a mother who suffered from depression and was on medication, and this is what my childhood was like... though now I know better and wish she didn't have to suffer!

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Women Forced Into Terrible Conditions In Mental Asylums In India, As If They Weren’t Human
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Women's mental health issues have always been denied or ignored, and women in mental asylums are not even treated humanely by the powers that be, and their families after a while...

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Vikram Bhatt Calls Sunny Leone A ‘Self-Proclaimed OCD Patient’ – Here’s What We Think

Vikram Bhatt calling Sunny Leone a 'self-proclaimed OCD patient,' is problematic as it trivialises the seriousness of mental illnesses.

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) And What You Need To Know About It From An Anxious Girl

Being anxious and suffering from generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) are two different things. Here's everything you need to know about GAD.

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Ira Khan’s New Video Makes You Wonder Why She Needs To Justify Her Mental Health To Anyone

Ira Khan shared a video after being trolled for speaking about her depression. Do we really need to justify our mental health to anyone?

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Vaidehi’s ‘Akku’ In Ammachi Yemba Nenapu: The ‘Mad Woman’ As Reaction To Trauma In A Patriarchy
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Dr Vaidehi’s classic story Akku examines the 'mad woman' as a product of trauma inflicted by an unequal, patriarchal society, adapted to screen as Ammachi Yemba Nenapu.

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