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Neurosis, Inner Reality, Animal Symbolicum and Mental Illness – V

Reading Time: 5 minutesSymbolisation has both an abstractive, formulative, or conceptual aspect, on the one hand, and a suasive or communicative aspect, on the other. A psychotherapist may err in preferring to understand a patient’s symbolisations almost exclusively in interpersonal terms, that is, as messages, opines the renowned psychiatrist, Prof. Ashoka, in the fifth part of his erudite […]

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Sex during Normal Pregnancy does not harm the Foetus

Reading Time: 3 minutesDelhi-based gynaecologist, Dr Amrinder, breaks the taboo of sex during pregnancy. She tells us the dos and don’ts of coitus in this condition. A Different Truths exclusive. Sex during pregnancy is a taboo subject on account of our cultural tendency to dissociate sex from motherhood. Mothers, mothers in law, even some doctors prohibit sex during […]

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Zen Meditation for Inner Peace and Salvation

Reading Time: 3 minutesOur Yoga expert, Navodita, tells us about Zen meditation, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Meditation is an important technique to get you grounded in yourself and find inner peace and salvation which can help you focus better on your work and daily busy lives. Yet another form of meditation we discuss here […]

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Three Healthy Foods to Help Check Depression

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara tells us how food can help fight depression, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Depression is one of the chronic diseases amounting to increasing suicide rates among the students, men and women alike. Depression dubiously and silently raises the risk of early deaths too. Recent studies reveal stress and anxiety as the […]

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Designer Vaginas are in Vogue

Reading Time: 3 minutesA new branch of medicine RVS – Reconstructive Vaginal Surgery has emerged in recent times. The one way in which this branch differs from other aspects of plastic surgery is that it has a dual role to play. Not only is it responsible for making the area aesthetically appealing but also improves sexual function. The […]

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The First Step

Reading Time: 3 minutesMotivation comes easy in Hong Kong. People take time out to exercise and work on their health. Every region has its own swimming pools and sports clubs and they are put to good use by the residents, says Suveera, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. The pleasant chill in the air is just […]

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Sleep and Health – I

Reading Time: 3 minutesFashionista Shameena tells us about the importance of proper sleep, in the first part of the three-part series on this subject, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Sleep is essential to your overall health. Getting a good night’s sleep is also important if you want to look your best, as people are naturally […]

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Concept of Psychic Reality and Conflicts between Imagined Entities for a Mental Patient – IV

Reading Time: 5 minutesAstonishingly enough, after an hour of hesitation, strain, hints of passion, or explicit torment, muteness, imprecations, or beseeching, the patient may rise calmly from his incumbent position, perhaps indicate, however fleetingly, his recognition of the psychoanalyst as psychoanalyst, and go about his business, relatively untroubled, only to immerse himself once again in his creation the […]

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Raja Yoga Meditation: An Inward Journey to keep us Grounded

Reading Time: 4 minutesMeditation, as we all know, is the journey inwards, a journey of self-discovery, in fact, re-discovery. It is the time taken for quiet reflection and silence. Thus, Raja Yoga meditation is yet another form of meditation that assists you in being grounded, opines Navodita, our yoga expert, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Last […]

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Invisalign: Transparent, Strong and Virtually Invisible Aligner, Better than Braces

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe custom-made aligners made from Invisalign’s Smart Track material. This material is transparent yet strong. The clear, removable design of these aligners renders this orthodontic treatment virtually invisible to others, says Shameena, in the final and fourth part of the article, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. This treatment option is a series […]

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