Ahmedabad: Confined to homes, screen-addicted toddlers find it difficult to walk, talk

Published on July 5, 2021 Part of Mindemic series AHMEDABAD: A city-based couple worried over their four-year-old girl not walking beyond baby steps consulted a psychiatrist recently. They feared the girl who also showed signs of limited vocabulary-- she would not chatter like children nextdoors her age-had developmental issues. The psychiatrist, after consulting with his … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Confined to homes, screen-addicted toddlers find it difficult to walk, talk

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