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    Dr Nimesh Desai is the Head of the Department of Psychiatry and the Medical Superintendent at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi.

Questions Answered by me

Some amount of apprehension and tension in the period before the wedding in many instances is quite normal, especially in the kind of...

Answered on : 11 May 2004

I will try and respond to each of the points you have mentioned or asked about. The diagnosis you seem to mention is one of depression. I don't...

Answered on : 16 Apr 2004

The problem you have shared is understandable at many levels, specially in terms of the difficulty in adjustment in marriage owing to earlier...

Answered on : 14 Apr 2004

I do understand your distress due to the symptoms. It does seem that the diagnosis of OCD has been made correctly. The fact that you have tried...

Answered on : 16 Mar 2004

The first thing to assess on your own or with the help of the family members is if the behaviour patterns you have described are definitive...

Answered on : 05 Feb 2004

I can quite understand your anxieties and concerns but please be sure that all of them are pretty much common, if not universal at young age, and...

Answered on : 03 Feb 2004

That is an especially difficult situation. A few things to consider are:
(1) Ensure the safety of the child, at all costs. If that means...

Answered on : 30 Jan 2004

Your concern is justified and appropriate. It does seem from your report that your daughter has a significant problem, which may well be either...

Answered on : 19 Jan 2004

I do understand how you must feel. It seems to me that you need to realise that many young men and women do go through the kind of experiences...

Answered on : 03 Dec 2003

Your dliemna is quite understandable and fairly common too, in many cultures. The decision to experience sexual intercourse, and the value...

Answered on : 24 Nov 2003
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