BhaktRegret – a new clinical syndrome

BhaktRegret (see here for a case report of a personal experience of a cured case) is characterised by moderately severe depression accompanied by a deep unsettling sense of regret and remorse at how events have turned out since about 2015 following the 2014 victory of Mr Modi’s BJP.  It closely mimics other syndromes involving withdrawal of something… Continue reading BhaktRegret – a new clinical syndrome

Doctors leaders and organisations need to do more about violence

Recent incidents of extreme mob violence targeting hospital doctors in India are horrifying [Ref 1]. Doctors have felt compelled to go on strike demanding better protection from irate relatives. The incidents of violence and the response of doctors’ organisations must both be seen in the social and political context of contemporary developments in India. Doctors… Continue reading Doctors leaders and organisations need to do more about violence