WEL-COME. Presentation By Dr. P.V. Rasal (M.A., Ph.D., LL.B., Dip. In Ind. Psy ., Dip. In Professional skills in Psychology) Principal and Head, Dept. of Psychology M.V.P. Samaj’s K.G.D.M. Arts Commerce and Science College, Niphad , Dist: Nasik 422303, Maharashtra.
Dr. P.V. Rasal
(M.A., Ph.D., LL.B., Dip. In Ind. Psy., Dip. In Professional skills in Psychology)
Principal and Head, Dept. of Psychology
K.G.D.M. Arts Commerce and Science
College, Niphad, Dist: Nasik 422303,
What is Mental Health?
Normal and Abnormal Behavior
features of good mental health
indicates the relationship between physical health and mental health.
institute of mental health and neuroscience, Banglore has
given following indicator.
Macro level determinants
Determinants mentioned below will help us to promote mental health in the community.
Training parents and families for good
child raring practices.
2. Components of mental health should be included in the curricula of school and college.
3. Professional like doctors, lawyers, teachers, policeman, judicial officers, etc.
4.Providing counseling services to the needy in every schools, colleges, educational institutions, hospitals, courts, correctional homes, orphan homes, disable and aged people etc.
5.Public education programmers using all the mass media regarding-
a. Growth of development of healthy personality.
b. Life skills.
c. Stress Management.
d. Emotional intelligence.
e. Positive mental health.
f. Yoga and meditation.
g. awareness about mental illness.
M. Minimize the needs and take care of them
E. Expectation to be reduced.
N. Negative thinking to changed to positive thinking
T. Today is important, not yesterday or tomorrow.
A. Accept reality and adapt to it.
L. Loneliness be avoid, be with the people.
H. Healthy hobbies and habits.
E. Express and share your emotions with someone you like.
L. Lightevents are faced.
T. Targetsshould be attainable and try to reach them.
H. Healthy life style is regular in eating sleeping, work and
Use of positive psychology
Sound mental health is a part of“Good Life.”
Seligman, Martin E.P. has postulated the concept of ‘positive Psychology’. The main purpose of positive psychology is to guide the formulation and building of the “Good life does not mean luxurious life.” He has postulated the following components of “Good Life.” as follows-
1.Sanity- What are individual’s strengths? Can he increase them?
2. Parental- Individuals should be responsible parents and should developed good qualities in children.
3. Self-Actualization- Every individual should be set the goal in life and try to achieve it.
4. Best exemplars- Try to be exemplars for others especially younger generation.
5. Be spiritual and religious.