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.
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DorothiDikx(1841-1881) She was an American women working for mentally ill persons. According to her observations more than 50% patient are the victim of mental illness. She established 32 mental Hospital in America and gave treatment to the mentally ill patient (escape them from inhuman behavior)Prominent Scientists
Philip Pinel(1890-1892) he gives scientific treatment for mentally ill person in France. He thinks about the concept of mind of patient. He was known as the father of “Modern Mental Health”
WillamTuook(1950-1960) England used Psychological Clinical Method in family environment
“Mental health is a state of emotional well being in which a person is able to function comfortably within his society and in which his personal achievements and characteristics are satisfactory to him”
Normal and Abnormal Behavior
features of good mental health
indicates the relationship between physical health and mental health.
Today’s society is competitive, stress-ridden and technology oriented and it leads to what is known as, “Social Pathology” which is found in most of cities and very less in rural area.
15 to 20% of the population suffer from stress related minor mental disorders
institute of mental health and neuroscience, Banglore has
given following indicator.
40% of the population is poor, living below the poverty line and have poor physical health care facilities.
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.Determinants promoting mental health in the community.
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.
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
relaxation activities.Steps of improving mental health.
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-
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.
Mental health consultation beings with a meeting between consultant and counsel over a specific problem with the expectation that the problem can be alleviated or resolved within a short time.