Webcast on Dispelling Common Taboos and stigmas around Mental Health

Webcast on Dispelling Common Taboos and stigmas around Mental Health


This video is about depression, its early diagnosis and creating awareness about mental health depression. This video explains new MCI guidelines, and why IMA needs to focus on mental health in their every CME program, different factors leading to depression like deficiency of vitamin D , vitamin E, lack of exercise, genetic factors, diet and many more. We also get to know why depression is a disease and a person need to fight against it, how and why its important for medical department to fight against this treatable chronic manageable disease, and how depression and anxiety creates physical problems,screening for depression, its suspect and treatment. This video shows how a GP should rule out depression and mental health problem and when and how it should be treated. At the end, there are ways of treating depression like relaxation exercises, yogas and asympathetic lifestyle and forms of counselling for depression and psychotherapy.


Dr. KK Aggarwal
Dr. KK Aggarwal

President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

Dr. Shyam K Bhat
Dr. Shyam K Bhat

Chairman and Founder of the Mind-Body Clinic, Bangalore

Dr. Shyam K Bhat MD, chairman and founder of the Mind-Body Clinic. Dr. Bhat has a rare combination of postgraduate training and American Board certifications in two specialities - Psychiatry (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) and Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine). He is also board certified in Psychosomatic Medicine (ABPN subspeciality), the study of conditions at the interface of body and mind. Dr. Bhat combines these qualifications with a deep study and understanding of eastern philosophy and healing practices, and has been called a pioneer of Integrative Medicine and holistic psychiatry in India. He is the founder of Seraniti.com where he heads a team who provide integrated mind-body and emotional wellness therapies. He founded the Mind-Body Clinic, Bangalore, and is also the founder of Nirvikalpa. The Centre for Human Potential where Dr. Bhat conducts regular group programs and workshops. He is a recipient of the Norris Brookens award, and member of Alpha Omega Alpha that recognizes excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. Dr. Bhat is a trustee at the Live Love Laugh Foundation, founded by Deepika Padukone, to increase awareness and decrease stigma around depression. Dr. Bhat is the author of the best-selling book. How to heal your broken heart: A psychiatrists guide to dealing with heartbreak, published by Juggernaut.


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