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BPS PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 1981
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16-22

Indian Womanhood: Some Psychological Concepts


1 Former Prof and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Consultant Psychiatrist and Founder Trustee, Desousa Foundation, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Avinash De Sousa
Consultant Psychiatrist and Founder Trustee, Desousa Foundation, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1229.153291

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Indian womanhood today is at crossroads. The present paper discusses the status of Indian womanhood and its psychological underpinnings. It discusses how Indian women have suffered at the hands of their families and society leaving no path but to succumb to psychiatric illness. The role of mental health professionals and family members in supporting and promoting growth and development of the Indian woman is outlined.


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