SECOND IN THE SERIES OF PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESSES, BIPOLAR DISORDER IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY COMMON IN INDIA. Also known as bipolar affective disorder, manic-depressive disorder, or manic depression, is a mental illness classified by psychiatrists as a mood disorder. Psychiatric illnesses have a very thin line of recognition given the fact that the rehabilitation facilities and trained […]

Optimizing Time

Dealing with studies, work, relationships and the stress: it really is difficult getting organised and make most out of the effort and the time you are putting in. It’s necessary to take some time off so that you can breathe and live for a change. It’s important for your well being. But to ‘earn’ this free […]


I was very excited when I started medical college. The excitement resonated in my daily life and all my activities. But, of course there were a million things to study and loads of books to gobble up. I met Anita  (name changed). She was a fellow first-year. She was a very vivacious girl and completely my type. We […]