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Post traumatic stress or Growth?

It is believed that every stressful or disturbing incident/ accident leaves a mark behind. The effects are not solely physical but also emotional and psychological. The medical term for this is “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”. […] (more…)
By | January 10th, 2019|2019, From The Blog|0 Comments

How to build mental resilience

Some people may be born with better resilience but we can always train our brains to build and sustain mental resilience. In this post, let’s learn a few steps on how to build mental resilience. […] (more…)
By | October 26th, 2018|2018, From The Blog|0 Comments

21st Annual Day in Applied Psychoanalysis

    Regular Registration: $165 (Register online or at the door) Full time Students: $85 (*Proof of 2017/2018 status in universities and colleges needs to be provided, see below.) Mental-health trainees and retired seniors: eligible for a 25% fee reduction (*Proof of 2017/18 status required, see below) The George Ignatief Theatre, University of Toronto 15 Devonshire [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|2017, From The Blog|0 Comments

Should moving towards the end of life begin a conversation?

Being Mortal Dying is an inevitable part of life. In the manner that we celebrate and discuss the process of birth, why we can’t discuss the process of death? Even for medical professionals, who have seen people going through the process of dying more than anyone else, they are not completely comfortable talking about it [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|2017, From The Blog|0 Comments

A Curious Case of Patient Complaints using Social Media: Role of technology

Social media present both new opportunities as well as challenges for the medical profession. With the increasingly rapid adoption of new technology, the way people communicate complaints and also the way these grievances are handled has changed significantly in the last few years. Patients and families increasingly prefer to use social media to share [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|2017, From The Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog Post Invitation

We, at, greatly appreciate the support that this blog has received from everyone since its inception. We are happy to announce that we are accepting guest posts. You can reach us at with your post ideas. Our Audience Nephrology clinicians Mental health clinicians Patients Families Caregivers Good Topics for psychonephrology readers Psychological impacts [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|2017, From The Blog|0 Comments

It’s Holiday time!!

Psychonephrology Team is also taking a winter break As the year draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your posts and comments, which speak to the growing community engaged with this topic. We have tried to touch various aspects of coping with kidney disease, dealing not only [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|2016, From The Blog|0 Comments

Quality of Life Progression during Dialysis Initiation

 The Importance of Resilience and Social Support Dialysis initiation is often associated with emotional distress, involving both patients and their families. Many aspects of these dynamic changes can be appreciated by evaluating different quality of life (QOL) parameters. […] (more…)
By | November 24th, 2016|2016, From The Blog|0 Comments