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Psychology: Volume 4: Themes in Contemporary Mental Health Research

Girishwar Misra


This survey of research on psychology in five volumes is a part of a series undertaken by the ICSSR since 1969, which covers various disciplines under social science. Volume Four of this survey, Themes in Contemporary Mental Health Research, deals with mental health, which constitutes one of the fascinating and important areas of psychological applications. With the rise in incidence and complexity of health-related challenges in the contemporary period, there is a growing need to understand the pattern of disorders and ways to improve health and well-being of the people. Psychological researc ... More

Keywords: promotive mental health, suicide, common metal disorders, cognitive and behaviour therapy, psychotherapy, mental health research, health psychology, community psychology, children

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780199498871
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199498871.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Girishwar Misra, editor
Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha, Maharashtra

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