Quaran-teen: Minds in Covid crisis

Published on February 8, 2021 Ahmedabad: Sonali (name changed), 15, was brought to a city-based psychiatrist as she could not concentrate on her online classes. The problem was not simple, of course. After counselling, the experts determined that it was ‘withdrawal symptom.’ A smartphone given to her for online classes was taken back by her … Continue reading Quaran-teen: Minds in Covid crisis

Fighting loneliness and anxiety in the time of Covid-19

Published on March 25, 2020 Ahmedabad: Nayanesh Patel (name changed), a resident of Satellite, had a tough time adjusting to quarantine routine for the first few days – waking up and getting ready, having breakfast in bed, catching up with work, having a meal, watching a movie, catching up with friends – and trying to … Continue reading Fighting loneliness and anxiety in the time of Covid-19