Gujarat: Mucormycosis distortion scares newly-wed

Published on July 3, 2021 Part of Mindemic series AHMEDABAD: A newly-wed 28-year-old bride was distraught within months of her marriage solemnized in the Covid-19 pandemic. Her husband contracted the infection days after the wedding and ended up with his eyes and jaw removed to save his life from a severe attack of mucormycosis post-Covid. … Continue reading Gujarat: Mucormycosis distortion scares newly-wed

From Obsessive compulsive disorder to insomnia, experts see it all

Published on July 3, 2021 Part of Mindemic series AHMEDABAD: In mid-May, a man in his forties approached a psychiatrist after a suggestion from his physician. His primary complaint was sleeplessness. Probing further, the psychiatrist got to know that the man had tested positive for Covid-19 and had spent seven days in hospital. He did … Continue reading From Obsessive compulsive disorder to insomnia, experts see it all

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