Psycho-Social Perspectives on Mental Health and Well-Being

Psycho-Social Perspectives on Mental Health and Well-Being

Srinivasan Padmanaban (Central University of Tamil Nadu, India) and Chittaranjan Subudhi (Central University of Tamil Nadu, India)
Indexed In: PsycINFO®
Release Date: November, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 391
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1185-5
ISBN13: 9781799811855|ISBN10: 1799811859|EISBN13: 9781799811862
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Description:

There is a long tradition of practicing positive well-being through state, religion, seers, traditional medical practitioners, yoga practitioners, etc. With the advent of science and technology, individuals have begun to incorporate modern practices with traditional practices to improve the general state of health in society. However, more research needs to be done regarding physical, social, and emotional medical methods and practices.

Psycho-Social Perspectives on Mental Health and Well-Being is a collection of comprehensive knowledge on health, mental health, spirituality, and its impact on well-being. While highlighting topics including emotional health, positive psychology, and spirituality care, this book is ideally designed for psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, counsellors, social workers, nurses, medical practitioners, mental health professionals, students, researchers, and academicians seeking current research on a wide range of theories, models, and practices for the promotion of well-being.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism Disorders
  • Emotional Health
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Diagnosis
  • Mental Illness
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Quality of Life
  • Spirituality Care
  • Student Well-Being
Reviews & Statements

This book effectively presents a cross-cultural look at mental health and well-being. It describes different aspects of well-being and how it relates to quality of life and work satisfaction. The topics address both mental health and physical health issues, and the book is easy to read and contains figures/tables that help clarify the text. Clinicians who are interested in the positive psychology movement, spirituality, and assistive technologies will find this volume quite helpful.

– Doody's Book Reviews
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Srinivasan Padmanaban is working as Associate Professor in the School of Education, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu, India. Editor possess 19 years of experience in teacher education at various levels. 10 research scholars have been awarded a doctorate in Education under his guidance. 38 research scholars have been awarded M.Phil. in Education. Has completed 01 Major and 02 Minor research projects. Has published 11 books and 56 research articles in peer-reviewed journals. Has organized 02 national level seminars. Has been a resource person for 80 occasions.

Chittaranjan Subudhi is working as an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Social Work, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Central University of Tamil Nadu (by an Act of Parliament) Thiruvarur, India. He has Bachelor Degree in Commerce and Master Degree in Social Work from the Utkal University of Odisha, India. He is also pursuing Ph.D. in Mental Health from Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India. He has conducted research in various areas like Health and Mental Health, Medical Anthropology, Family and Child Welfare, Disability studies, and Tribal Health issues. He teaches Psychiatric Social Work, Working with Individuals and Communities, Qualitative Research, ICTs in Social Development and Health System Management. He has written many articles including conference papers and published in national and international reputed peer-reviewed journals. He has extensive professional experiences in university teaching; research consultancy; extensive fieldwork supervision, mentoring postgraduate students; conducted various soft skill training and professional development programmes; organised various national, international conference. He is also associated with various National and International organizations and associations.

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