Northeast Today|July 2020
The COVID-19 situation has given a rising toll to emotional problems for various reasons- loss of jobs; shutdown of businesses, financial deterioration, reduction in physical activities, etc.
Anuraag Jaiswar

Although I believe that the situation can be worked out with proper planning and effort, even if not at a faster pace, we have witnessed some cases of poor decision making in the recent past and to be honest, they are not to be completely blamed for it. Our brain is probably the most complicated object of creation and it responds differently to different situations and sometimes it becomes a little difficult to control the way it responds. While speaking of lack of control in brain response“Depression” and “Anxiety” is what I am addressing here, and something which I will focus here in my article, besides other mental disorders. And you would be surprised to know how a typical physical activity fits into the picture. To understand it, we need to dig a little deeper on how the brain responds to stress, anxiety, and activity.

Here I would like to thank Dr. Shambhavi Samir Alve, a Psychotherapist by profession, for providing me with the necessary facts required to piece together this important critique.

Understanding Depression


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July 2020