Loneliness, Meaning in Life and Depressive Symptoms among First-Year Engineering Students

To assess the relationship between loneliness, meaning in life and depressive symptoms among first year engineering students. Loneliness explained a greater variance in depressive symptoms. Meaning in life was found to have a greater effect on depressive symptoms of non-depressed population than of the depressed population.

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Changing the Landscape of OCD Education

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a severe mental health condition characterized by unwanted/intrusive thoughts (obsessions) followed by repetitive behaviors/rituals performed in an attempt to reduce anxiety evoked by intrusive thoughts. Stigma, cost, and lack of access to adequately trained providers are all factors that disrupt appropriate OCD treatment.

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Stressed Out: Learning from a ‘Teen Mental Health and Wellbeing’ Survey

This exploratory study was planned to understand and evaluate various types of stressful situations that adolescents experience, as this is a growing concern in India. An online survey was designed to collect and assess adolescents’ views on mental health and wellbeing, factors that cause stress, their willingness and attitude towards seeking help, and the books and movies adolescents read or watch that are sources of information about mental health.

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“A Stitch In Time Saves Nine”: Reflection Of General Practitioners’ Attitude Towards Suicide Prevention

Viewing from a public health perspective, suicide is one of the growing concerns around the world. Most of the countries’ suicide prevention strategies focus on the multi-sectoral interventions using various stakeholders, in which health sector has a significant role and platform for the effective suicide prevention strategies. The unique features of primary health care scenario hold the availability, affordability, and accessibility which connect the community with the primary care sector on a first priority basis.

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