Tips On How To Help Someone Who Is Depressed

Seeing a loved one depressed can make you feel helpless and frustrated because you want to help but you don’t know how. When someone is depressed, due to clinical depression, postpartum depression or winter blues, most of the time they want help but do not know where to begin. As …

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Hands On South Asian Fathers Have Healthier Marriages

Five year old Meena had fallen down two steps and bumped her head on the floor. Shaan immediately jumped from the sofa and ran to the wailing Meena. Little Mohit toddled behind him to see what all the noise was about. Shaan scooped up Meena, sat her on his knee …

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South Asian Parents: Effects of Parental Depression on Childhood Development

Many South Asian parents are incredibly invested in their children’s futures. Once they become parents, most South Asian men and women put their needs entirely aside to take care of their child. South Asian parents are the epitome of selflessness when it comes to giving love, care, experiences, food, shelter …

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Male Postpartum Depression: Experiences of South Asian Fathers

Suresh had never experienced an ecstasy such as this one. He was head over heels in love with his brand new daughter. The tears just flowed as he held her for the first time, staring at her perfect round nose and pouting pink lip. He became even more enamored with …

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South Asian Mothers: Leena’s Story of Postpartum Depression

Leena shrieked and dropped the phone as she tried to hang up. Her husband, Ankit, ran to the kitchen to see his wife frozen. “What happened? Are you ok?” asked a worried Ankit. “We’re having a baby!” screamed Leena. It took a couple of seconds for Ankit to register what …

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