Suicide of COVID Warrior Dr. Nagendra – Karnataka Doctors Threaten Strike

Karnataka COVID Warrior’s Suicide: Rs 50 Lakh Ex-Gratia For Family, Inquiry Ordered. “Dr S R Nagendra has said he was committing suicide as he was frustrated due to the harassment by his superiors. I will order a detailed inquiry into the matter to find out the truth behind the incident,” the Chief Minister told reporters.… Continue reading Suicide of COVID Warrior Dr. Nagendra – Karnataka Doctors Threaten Strike

12 Step Psychological First Aid

Observation and AwarenessYou first note that there may be a need for psychological first aid due to outward appearances-what you see or hear someone saying-or because you have heard about their stressful circumstances. Make a ConnectionThis will differ based on your particular relationship to the person. For example, if the person does not know you,… Continue reading 12 Step Psychological First Aid

Crisis Intervention – A Primer

Crisis is a state of emotional turmoil or an acute emotional reaction to a powerful stimulus or demand, trauma expert Jeffrey Mitchell explains. There are three characteristics of crisis:The usual balance between thinking and emotions is disturbed.The usual coping mechanisms fail.Evidence of impairment in an individual or group.Crises may occur when individuals face actual or threatened death,… Continue reading Crisis Intervention – A Primer

“What explains the uncleanliness of India? – Anant Teltumbde

The answer lies in Indian culture which is nothing but caste culture. This culture externalises the responsibility of maintaining cleanliness to a particular caste. It stigmatises work as unclean and workers as untouchables. While the world over people have imbibed a “civic sense” and primarily bear the responsibility to maintain cleanliness, only secondarily relying upon… Continue reading “What explains the uncleanliness of India? – Anant Teltumbde