Webinar on S.A.D. in the time of Corona?

The IEEE Student Branch and the IEEE Women in Engineering Student Branch Affinity Group of Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology, Palakkad conducted an online talk titled “S.A.D. (Stressed, Anxious, Depressed) In The Time Of Corona” on 7 July 2020. The session was handled by Dr. Sreenivasan Vazhoor Ramsingh (MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), DNB (Psychiatry), MRCPsych (London) Specialist/Consultant Psychiatrist). In the session 27 people (6 IEEE members, 21 non-IEEE members) participated .The session started with an introduction to stress including different types of stress followed by symptoms of stress. The session also included topics like anxiety, depression and its symptoms, diagnostic criteria for depression etc. The session concluded with some measures to avoid being stressed, anxious and depressed. The session was coordinated by Ms. Vishnupriya K. (3rd year ECE) and Mr. Sankulesh Narayanan M. (1st year ECE).