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| Published: June 25, 2015

Effects of Happiness on Mental Health

Dr. Gopal Chandra Mahakud

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ritika Yadav

M. A. Student, Department of Applied Psychology, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.085/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.085

ABSTRACT

The concept of mental health comprised to the health conditions of people without suffering any mental or psychological problem such as stress, depression, anxiety and other form of psychic disorders. In this regard it can be said that no one is free from and psychological, psycho-physical and psycho-social disorders from which we can derive that no one mentally healthy. But the concept of mental health defined free from the disorders those are prolonged and panic in nature. As the concept of mental health is subjective in nature, it varies from person to person. Besides free from the disorders, a person should pose some of the other positive characteristics to deal with the society effectively. Marry (1958) stated that, a person can be considered mentally healthy with the following characteristics such as (a) Positive attitudes toward himself/herself; (b) Realization of own potentialities through action; (c); Unification of in personality; (d) Degree of independence of social influences; (e) observations of the world around; and (f) Positive adapts to everyday life. Briefly, it can be said that positive mental health of the person make able to an individual to stand on his own two feet without making undue demands or impositions of others. In this regard the role of happiness in day to day life can make the individual more skilled to fight with different mental disorders. The present article is intended to find out the effects of happiness in day to day life in a social situation to deal with different mental disorders to make the individual mentally healthy and prosperous in life.

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Dr. Gopal Chandra Mahakud @ dr. gopal1631979@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.085/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.085

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015

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