| Published: September 25, 2016
Role of Psychology in Mental Health
Mental health describe our social, emotional, and psychological states, all wrapped up into one. Someone who experiences “good” mental health, therefore, has found a balance in his or her social, emotional, and psychological areas of life. Term “behavioral health” is being used incorrectly refer to mental illness. We explore the nature of psychology. We outline the different schools of thought and method of inquiry in psychology. Psychologists provide vital mental and behavioral health services in primary care. They identify and modify behaviors to promote individuals’ health and wellness across the lifespan. A significant and growing number of psychologists (e.g., in such areas as health, clinical, counseling, family, and rehabilitation psychology) provide inter professional, team-based care in pediatric, adult, and family-oriented primary care settings in both the public and private sectors. This paper tries to highlight the role of psychology in mental health and practically utilities of psychology in present scenario of mental health.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2016, Nidhi
Received: July 06, 2016; Revision Received: August 12, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016