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8 Common Mental health questions answered by an expert

  With everything that is going around the world, mostly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the lockdown, it is of utmost importance to take care of our mental health. Therefore, I asked my audience to jot down their queries related to mental health and a well known psychiatrist, Dr. Rahul Khemani will be answering those. Talking about Dr. Khemani, he is a Consultant Psychiatrist practicing for 4 years, very friendly and a humble doctor who is still consulting his patients even in this lockdown. So, here I am with an interview with Dr. Khemani:  Q. Other than listening, what are some other ways one can do for someone is going through depression?   "Show up for them. When you ask them what you can do to help you, make sure you actually do it. Don’t be judgmental and keep from shaming them. Don’t give them advice or suggestions. And direct them towards a mental health professional whenever possible."   Q. How to ask parents (senior citizens) not to worry about pandemic