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Motivational Therapy: A Humanistic Approach towards Psychosocial Rehabilitation

November 9, 2017 – 6:43 PM |

For over centuries, mental illness has been a concern around the world. It has a distressing consequence on the life of an individual and their families. Mental illness can cause emotional changes that comprise of …

Stigmatization of Substance Abuse: The Story After Rehabilitation

February 23, 2017 – 6:12 PM |

To begin this article, I would like to bring your attention to an organization I visited as part of my clinical objective—AAS, the Alleviate Addiction Suffering trust. AAS is a nonprofit organization that serves to …

Spirituality and Religiosity in Mental Health Patients: A Major Roadblock in Healthcare

July 4, 2016 – 6:05 PM |

“Spirituality is a quest for the meaning in life.” It is something that connects you with something bigger than yourself (Verghese 2008,). Too much of a good thing, can turn something pleasant into unpleasant because …

The Importance of Screening and Early Diagnosis in Congenital Disorders

April 7, 2016 – 3:38 PM |

A 40 year old pregnant woman, gravida 2 and para 1 was diagnosed with pregnancy-induced hypertension and gestational diabetes mellitus during her antenatal visits to a private hospital. Routine fetal ultrasounds were performed during first …

Sign Language: A Component of Effective Therapy for Down’s Syndrome

April 17, 2015 – 8:44 PM |

In this age of technology and scientific advancement, various methods are being employed to produce efficacious treatment plans for children born with disabilities. This has led to an increase in the number of children requiring …

Terrorism and its Impact on the Society

September 23, 2014 – 11:00 PM |

WHO defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity (1). Terrorism has been rampant in Pakistan since 1989 following the Soviet occupation …

Coping with Hopelessness: A Mental Health Quandary

September 20, 2014 – 8:22 PM |

An 18 years old female patient was admitted in AKUH with the diagnosis of severe depression and suicidal ideation. She was admitted with complains of severe headache, anorexia and insomnia, lack of motivation and interest …

One-stop Crisis Center of Dhaka Medical College Hospital

June 11, 2014 – 1:05 PM |

Violence against Women has become a national issue in Bangladesh and it is a daily and often deadly fact of life for millions of women and girls. Sadly most of these crimes are being unpunished. The one-stop …

The Mentally Ill versus Society: A Cry for Help

September 24, 2013 – 10:33 PM |

“Man! The renal stones really hurt!”; “Ow.This pain will take away my life!” are some of the expressions that we often hear about the physical pain and suffering one goes through. Just like every exoteric …

Music Therapy: Innovation in Coping with Ailments

March 15, 2013 – 10:47 PM |

When was the last time you listened to some nice lilting music of your choice? Did it flood your senses with a sense of warmth you had been yearning for? I can sure imagine your …