Mental Health: Concerns, Challenges, and the Way Forward

LSJ Editorial Team
2019 Zenodo  
The Liberal Studies journal invited five eminent experts in the domain to ponder over the mental health challenges and concerns in contemporary times. Dr. B. Mukopadhyay discusses how the practices available in yogic sciences can preserve mental health and can prevent mental ailment along with its remedial measures. From the beginning of the last century research work on the psychology of the east created a huge impact among the psychologists and the educationists of the west and they observed
more » ... and they observed yogic sciences form the core of eastern psychology. Dr. D.M. Pestonjee and Taronish Pastakia reflect upon inter-generational adjustment issues in the workplace. The modern world of work has to take into account factors like uncertainty, complexity, speed, technology, virtual- workspace, hyperspecialization, cultural diversity and communication, and also macro-level factors like gender-issues, work-life balance, the changing legal environment, social structure and support systems and mental health issues. Cutting-edge advances in the virtual-workspace like the roles of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have also been discussed.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3873890 fatcat:t7abv7x5pfgk7dvtnub5x4z7da