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Journalist-turned-author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu will go live on her digital chat show, from September 20.

Book to web: Battling stigma and shame associated with being single

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu’s new digital chat show has sessions with prominent women who are single, such as Mona Ambegaonkar, Mallika Sarabhai, and Vinta Nanda, among others.
Actor Swastika Mukherjee says anyone going through a difficult time needs love, compassion and should feel that people around care for them.
Actor Swastika Mukherjee says anyone going through a difficult time needs love, compassion and should feel that people around care for them.

Swastika Mukherjee, Arjun Bijlani, Aahana Kumra and other celebs address stigmas attached to mental health,stress on why one should not fear being judged

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 07:39 PM IST
Celebrities shares their experiences of dealing with lows in life and what all they learnt from them.
While actors Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan took to social media to share the news of them and some of their family member testing positive of Covid, actor Anupam Kher revealed that his mother and brother’s family have been infected by the virus.
While actors Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan took to social media to share the news of them and some of their family member testing positive of Covid, actor Anupam Kher revealed that his mother and brother’s family have been infected by the virus.

From Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan to Parth Samthaan: Celebs open up about testing Covid positive, remove stigma around the virus

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 04:08 PM IST
Experts feel celebrities Anupam Kher, Sonu Sood, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Parth Samthaan, Mahima Makwana, Puja Banerjee, Farah Khan Ali talking about them, their family members or staffs being infected does address Covid-related stigmas and make people aware.
Even after a month has passed, Covid survivors in Chandigarh say most people are hostile to them, which is adversely impacting their mental health.(HT Photo)
Even after a month has passed, Covid survivors in Chandigarh say most people are hostile to them, which is adversely impacting their mental health.(HT Photo)

Defeated virus, unable to dodge stigma: Chandigarh Covid survivors

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Survivors say they are greeted with hostile stares or shifty glances from those who were once friendly neighbours
A healthcare worker wearing protective gear waits to test people for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a stadium in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia.(REUTERS)
A healthcare worker wearing protective gear waits to test people for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a stadium in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia.(REUTERS)

Back from Cairo, engineer deconstructs stigma in isolation

Panaji | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 01:36 PM IST
The visitors to Cairo usually pick up a cartouche, an ornate nameplate embellished with hieroglyph insignia as a souvenir, but Edgar Julian Remedios drew a short straw.
Deepika Padukone spoke about mental health awareness and her own journey through depression at WEF 2020 in Davos.(Photo: Yogen Shah)
Deepika Padukone spoke about mental health awareness and her own journey through depression at WEF 2020 in Davos.(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Voices that matter help shed the stigma around mental health

Hindustan Times | By Etti Bali, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 12:04 PM IST
Actors including Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Karan Johar have spoken publically about their battle with mental health illnesses, enabling others to shed the taboo.
Deepika Padukone started The Live Love Laugh Foundation, an initiative to end the stigma against mental health and spread awareness, in 2015.
Deepika Padukone started The Live Love Laugh Foundation, an initiative to end the stigma against mental health and spread awareness, in 2015.

Deepika Padukone’s therapist Anna Chandy reveals depression symptoms you should never ignore

Hindustan Times | By Sanya Panwar
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 05:22 PM IST
Take inspiration from Deepika Padukone, who opened up about her struggles with anxiety and depression and the power of getting help. Psychologist Anna Chandy shares the signs to look out for, how to manage your mental health every day and more.
Acne severity was significantly correlated with health-related quality of life and psychological distress.(Shutterstock)
Acne severity was significantly correlated with health-related quality of life and psychological distress.(Shutterstock)

Acne stigma can lower quality of life, cause mental distress and headaches

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 11:01 AM IST
Negative perceptions affect people with acne who often end up psychologically distressed and suffer from sleep disturbance, headaches and gastrointestinal problems.
Actor Isha Sharmaa has signed two films down south.
Actor Isha Sharmaa has signed two films down south.

There no longer is a stigma attached to TV actors: Isha Sharmaa

By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 05:50 PM IST
Actor Isha Sharmaa, who has been a part of TV show Jamai Raja and web series Twisted, says small screen actors today get the respect they deserve.
Concerns about discrimination and overly harsh judgments about the severity of symptoms were most prevalent.(Shutterstock)
Concerns about discrimination and overly harsh judgments about the severity of symptoms were most prevalent.(Shutterstock)

Taboo topic: Reducing stigma attached to Alzheimer’s is crucial for prevention

Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 10:26 AM IST
A recent survey focused on what beliefs, attitudes and expectations are most often associated with the disease. Here’s what it found.
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