Dr Syeda Ruksheda is the co-Chair of women’s mental health speciality section of Indian Psychiatric Society.
An eminent psychiatrist and psychotherapist, she has specialised in young adults, women and families, in a career spanning 20 years.
She also has two TEDx talks to her credit.
In this video she talks to Malathi Rai, who wrote the concept, story, screen-play and lyrics of Smile Simi, a film on depression released on World Mental Health Day this year.
Syeda and Malathi discuss the mental health pressures on women from marginalised sections of the society and how tough it is for such women to access mental health.