Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

Beating Your Wife

I was at the birthday party of a friend the other day (one of the first since COVID restrictions were lifted) and, as traditionally happens at these events, the men … Continue reading

March 25, 2021

Staying Sane in the Covid Era

A few days ago I was privileged to attend a panel discussion entitled ‘Safeguarding Your Mental Health in the Age of Covid 19’. The discussion – taking place via Zoom, … Continue reading

September 8, 2020 · 1 Comment

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

Book: Tales From my Island