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Intimacy In The Post Covid World: Are Women More Assured Of Their Sexual Desire Than Men?

Intimacy In The Post Covid World: Are Women More Assured Of Their Sexual Desire Than Men?

Oct 16, 2021

In a post-Covid case study, a noted psychologist puts the dynamics of man-woman sexuality under the microscope only to discover a lot may have changed when it comes to each expressing their needs.

Taliban And Paedophilia: An Unwritten Code

Taliban And Paedophilia: An Unwritten Code

Aug 28, 2021

Afghan crisis: A return to the scourge of paedophilia—borne along by an unwritten, semi-official Talibani code— is a threat, often shrouded in denial, that few want to talk about.

Why Milkha Singh Missed Olympic Medal? Sports, Trauma And Sublimation Of Indian Sportsmen

Why Milkha Singh Missed Olympic Medal? Sports, Trauma And Sublimation Of Indian Sportsmen

Aug 08, 2021

A question that every Indian asks today -- why our athletes come close to winning a medal and miss it by a fraction?

The Inheritance Of Loss

The Inheritance Of Loss

Jun 18, 2021

A year under lockdown has left teachers and students grappling with practical and psychological scars they are not trained to deal with

Understanding Grief In The Time Of Covid

Understanding Grief In The Time Of Covid

May 20, 2021

Grief, as we know today from psychological research is not a single emotion but a process, a series of stages that follow one another.

Has Covid Changed Our Definition of ‘Intimacy’?

Has Covid Changed Our Definition of ‘Intimacy’?

Mar 04, 2021

Many were quick to share that discussing intimacy, once a sideissue relegated to the background, now occupied the central hour.

Does Groping Through Clothes Make It Less Vile An Act?

Does Groping Through Clothes Make It Less Vile An Act?

Jan 26, 2021

The ruling by the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court that there must be skin to skin contact for an act to be considered sexual assault is only going to encourage gropers and molesters further, argues a prominent clinical psychologist. .

Is Suicide A Cry For Attention And A Sign Of Alienation?

Is Suicide A Cry For Attention And A Sign Of Alienation?

Jun 23, 2020

What does suicide do to us? Perhaps it tells us about the inescapable forces that lurk within us ready to enter our personal space and break the innermost boundary that protects our self.

Real Vs Virtual: Is COVID-19 Changing The Idea Of Who We Are?

Real Vs Virtual: Is COVID-19 Changing The Idea Of Who We Are?

Jun 01, 2020

When a pandemic and technology disengage us from the real world and the significance of physical experience, what does civilisation fall back upon to redeem itself?

OPINION | ‘BoisLockerRoom’ Reveals We Have Never Been So Cut Off From Our Kids And It May Get Worse

OPINION | ‘BoisLockerRoom’ Reveals We Have Never Been So Cut Off From Our Kids And It May Get Worse

May 15, 2020

Today, the fantasies of children, including their sexual fantasies, have undergone a complete change, writes professor of psychology Rajat Mitra

Will The Coronavirus Epidemic Change Us Permanently?

Will The Coronavirus Epidemic Change Us Permanently?

Apr 09, 2020

Medical science tells us that alienation and anxiety extract a toll on our brain and these two emotions refuse to disappear

By Burying What We Should Have Known, Historians Have Let Us Down

By Burying What We Should Have Known, Historians Have Let Us Down

Dec 25, 2019

Trans-generation trauma has been passed on from generation to generation. Memory is now a lived reality, writes psychologist, Rajat Mitra

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