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| Published: June 25, 2018

Life Skills to deal with Mental Health Issues in Women

Soni Jaiswal

Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology, AIBAS, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Campus, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.075/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.075

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Mental health plays a vital role in leading healthy and happy life in individuals. It refers to an overall psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder. From the perspective of “positive psychology”, mental health may include an individual’s ability to enjoy life and create a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience. Women experience various mental health issues due to digitalization, interpersonal relationship issues and failure in daily activities such as difficulty in problem solving and decision making. In this paper, the author has attempted to shed light on the various mental health issues found in women in current scenario. Life skills training can be effective to tackle these issues. Life skills refer to the abilities that help to promote mental health and well-being. It includes abilities like decision making, problem solving and interpersonal relationship skills etc. These are found to be effective in dealing with the difficult situations which may lead to mental illness. Life skills training particularly to deal with these issues would help women to promote mental health and balance in their life. Moreover author has also attempted to establish that life skills intervention program cultivate the necessary skills that help in maintenance of mental health in women. Development of these abilities would help women to adjust with the changes in environment occurring due to digitalization, establish positive relationships and show efficiency in problem solving and decision making.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.075/20180602

10.25215/0602.075

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018