American authors’ works on dissociative identity disorder (DID)-3: Ellen Hopkins (Identical)

American authors’ works on dissociative identity disorder (DID)-3: Ellen Hopkins (Identical)

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a serious condition in which an individual exhibits two or more personalities which can be polar opposites and of the opposite gender as well. The condition is rare with only 0.01-2 percent people suffering from it across the world. Read more

American authors’ works on dissociative identity disorder (DID)– 2: Richard Baer (Switching Time)

American authors’ works on dissociative identity disorder (DID)– 2: Richard Baer (Switching Time)

“On New Year’s Eve 1989, I took a trip to Las Vegas with my husband and some friends, leaving our two children at home. Initially, I had gone to bed early feeling unwell, but throughout the evening I then found myself in different parts of the casino and couldn’t work out how I got there. Read more

American authors’ works on dissociative identity disorder (DID)– 1: Flora Rheta Schreiber (Sybil)

American authors’ works on dissociative identity disorder (DID)– 1: Flora Rheta Schreiber (Sybil)

The concept of multiple personality disorder fascinates many. The thought of a single person exhibiting more than one personality, often completely contradictory, is very intriguing. Many thrillers, novels, book and television series as well as movies have depicted this illness. It has become so common in the popular media that many believe it to be a fictional disorder. However, multiple personality disorder exists and is for real. Read more

Mental wellness at workplaces- Part 3: Effect of workplace culture and bullying on employees

Mental wellness at workplaces- Part 3: Effect of workplace culture and bullying on employees

When it comes to mental wellness in the workplace, the workplace culture plays a major role. Since the culture defines how and why the work is being done, it affects employees from all angles. Workplaces that are free from bullying and have a respectful work culture thrive in many ways. A positive work culture not only inspires the employees to do their best, but also reduces unnecessary stress. Read more

Mental wellness at workplaces- Part 2: Ensuring a work-life balance

Mental wellness at workplaces- Part 2: Ensuring a work-life balance

Stringent work schedules, competing priorities and the rat race to reach the top has added to the stress levels in one’s life. Stress is a silent killer, which not only diminishes one’s productivity but causes various physical and mental ailments. Therefore, managing stress has become a top priority in today’s times. Read more