Your Stories: How to Navigate Relationships and Love With Depression

By Shubhrata Prakash Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and to use a cheesy line, well, “Love is in the air”! However, love is not always romantic love. Love defines so many relationships in our lives. Love for our parents, love for our children, love for our siblings and the extended family. Love for […]

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Your Stories: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Depression

By Shubhrata Prakash My first experience of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) was a brief but promising one. When I was first diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), in 2011, I was put on anti-depressants and my psychiatrist did some counselling for me. However, that left many gaps in my treatment. The anti-depressants were maybe working, […]

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Your Stories: D is for Depression

By Amrita Tripathi Shubhrata Prakash, author of The D Word, speaks to us about her journey battling depression. She is equally honest about what keeps her going, as she is about the challenges that remain — because let’s not kid ourselves, there is no magical short cut to happily ever after. Healing takes work. Her […]

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