Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

The Seven Signs of Depression

In these times of Corona when many of us in varios parts of the world are compelled to live in isolation or socially distanced from others, it is easy to … Continue reading

September 6, 2020

Somatization and Depression

It is often seen in low to middle income countries (LMIC) that, as the living standard of the population improves, their health services have to adapt from the challenge of … Continue reading

May 27, 2020

Medication or Meditation?

While the value of meditation has been known in Buddhist and Hindu traditions from time immemorial, it is only recently that western medicine has come to acknowledge that meditation can … Continue reading

May 6, 2020 · 1 Comment

Dealing With Grief

All of us at some time in our lives will experience grief following the loss of a loved one. The terrible events that took place in Sri Lanka on Easter … Continue reading

August 15, 2019

Book: Tales From my Island