Call for Chapters: Community Mental Health and Well-Being in the New Normal

Editors

REMYA LATHABHAVAN, IIM BODH GAYA, India
PRABIR PADHY, PHD, India

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: August 10, 2022
Full Chapters Due: October 23, 2022
Submission Date: October 23, 2022

Introduction

The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) affected the mental health of people globally(Lathabhavan, 2021). The reasons for the mental health concerns include the fear of infection, concern about loved one’s health, high death tools, non-socialization and so on (Tandon, 2021). The indirect impacts such as economic distress, social isolation etc. also led to impact the mental health of people (Lathabhavan & Padhy, 2022). After around two years of pandemic, though it still raises the concerns of different variants, the countries start relaxing the restrictions and coming back to normalcy. The opening of public places, offices and educational institutions raises another concern such as fear of infection, difficulty in socialization etc. This book discusses the mental health concerns of individuals during the pandemic, new normal and in the transition stage.

Objective

• To understand the mental health concerns of individuals during the pandemic and new normal • To examine the coping mechanisms, prevail to overcome the mental health concerns during the turbulent times • To entail the relevance of mental health among the individuals during the crisis

Target Audience

• Researchers • Academicians • Employees • Students • Practitioners • Health care workers • Managers • Top-Level management • Consultants • Mentors

Recommended Topics

• Mental health concerns during pandemic • Mental health concerns on new normal • Social distancing and challenges during the pandemic • Socialization challenges during the new normal • Mental health challenges of students during pandemic • Mental health challenges of students during new normal • Mental health challenges of adolescents during pandemic • Mental health challenges of adolescents during new normal • Women and mental health concerns during pandemic • Women and mental health concerns in new normal • Employees and mental health concerns during the pandemic • Employees and mental health concerns in new normal

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before August 10, 2022, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by August 24, 2022 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by October 23, 2022, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at https://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Community Mental Health and Well-Being in the New Normal. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.



Publisher

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit https://www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2023.



Important Dates

August 10, 2022: Proposal Submission Deadline
August 24, 2022: Notification of Acceptance
October 23, 2022: Full Chapter Submission
December 6, 2022: Review Results Returned
January 17, 2023: Final Acceptance Notification
January 31, 2023: Final Chapter Submission



Inquiries

REMYA LATHABHAVAN
IIM BODH GAYA
remya.l@iimbg.ac.in

PRABIR PADHY
VIT University
prabir.chandrapadhy@vit.ac.in



Classifications


Social Sciences and Humanities; Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences; Business and Management
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