International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)

Mental illness among school children: Causative factors, consequences and remedies


Shyam Sundar, Amandeep Kaur, Dr. Shamshir Singh Dhillon

In the era of science and technology, as the ease of living and importance of luxury life style is increasing swiftly, the psychological soundness and physical wellbeing of the people is suffering to the greater extent. Most of the people irrespective of their ages, region, religion and nations are victims of mental illness. The circumstances become more painful when we look upon the children and adolescents with poor mental health because it can have tremendous negative effect on their present and future life. There can be many internal and external factors that are responsible for poor psychological wellbeing and can affect the personal, academic and social development of the victim students. These factors can negatively influence the life of the related persons. Therefore, mental health of the children is far more important than that of the physical health because, psychological soundness makes children more useful person for the society and he can make his contribution effectively towards the progress of the nation as a whole. Mental illness is curable and despite of this fact, lack of sanity among school students is increasing day by day, because there is lacuna of awareness among the parents, teachers and in the societies also about the symptoms, causes, diagnostic criteria and treatment of mental illness. Therefore for emphasizing the importance of such sensitive issue this paper seeks to highlight the present status of mental health of school students, different risk factors, consequences of mental illness and its remedies for the betterment of the children suffering from poor mental health.
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Shyam Sundar, Amandeep Kaur, Dr. Shamshir Singh Dhillon. Mental illness among school children: Causative factors, consequences and remedies. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 698-703
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