Ways to boost your child’s memory power

February 2017

Does your kid struggle to recollect the series of activities that he was engaged with in school or is he forgetful of the rhyme he has learnt a day ago? Well, there are ways in which you can help boost the memory power of your kid.

Is your child often angry?

November 26, 2016

Kicking others, hitting the wall, stamping his or her feet and finally biting themselves until they get what they want. Is this your child’s way of saying, “My way, mom!” Does he or she repeatedly throw temper tantrums? If yes, your child might have Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD).


Learning in Liberal Ambience

August 2015

The liberal ambience is about making school a place where children feel challenged but competent, where they work hard but enjoy it, where achievement is the product but not the sole objective.


Anger Management (Part 1; Part 2)

June 2015

Aristotle has said that anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy and so better avoid the same. Acknowledging that you are being angry is a battle half won.


Here's the right time to boost holistic development
March 16, 2013
According to Dr. Pallavi Joshi, summer camps could be an ideal way to keep the child engaged. "Otherwise the child spends many hours lost in unsupervised television watching and become couch potatoes," she stated, adding, "The camp will put them back on their feet and they can learn new skills, without the pressure of scoring marks under a serious evaluation system."


Valentine’s Day special – Tips for long lasting relationships
February 14, 2013
A few valuable tips from the expert for a long lasting relationship on this Valentine’s day!


Let’s talk about psychiatry, baby!
October 10, 2012
If there’s one topic in India that has as much of a stigma attached to it as sex, it’s psychiatry. The fact is that psychiatry is not just for “loonies”, but can help anyone having difficulty dealing with the day-to-day trials of life.


Aiming for dignity in death
October 6, 2012
Doctors should know when to stop curative care and begin palliative care, so that terminally ill patients can die with dignity, suggests Dr Pallavi A Joshi.


Tips for caregivers of patients with dementia
September 27, 2012
Dementia is a general term for the declining mental ability of a person, which might be severe enough to interfere with his/her day to day activities.


Ask the Expert: Love/Lust – What’s the difference?
September 13, 2012
A reader asked us what the “medical” difference between love and lust was! The query was so interesting that we decided to go with it to our psychiatrist, Dr Pallavi Joshi. Here’s what she had to say.


Interview with Dr Pallavi Joshi, Part 2 – Top tips to improve your sex life
September 10, 2012
In part 2 of our chat with Pallavi Joshi, the psychiatrist tells us about when to seek professional advice and shares some simple tips that’ll help couples keep their sex life healthy.


Interview with Dr Pallavi Joshi, Part 1 – The top misconceptions attached to sex
August 30, 2012
We catch up with Dr Pallavi Joshi, psychiatrist at Bangalore’s Vydehi Medical College, for a frank chat on sexual disorders, a poor sex life and some of the top misconceptions attached to sex.


A detailed explanation of erectile dysfunction
August 7, 2012
Erectile dysfunction can be a physically and mentally challenging condition for a man. Find out what commonly causes it and how it can be treated.