Video Games as a Coping Mechanism

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Every one of us must have been allured by the tempting graphics and the instant gratification provided by the video games. They were designed for the sole purpose of entertainment which appealed to the young population. With the advancement in technology, the focus shifted from entertainment to other reasons why people started playing video games. Imagine that you have the …

Use of cognitive therapy in treatment for anxiety and panic attack disorders: a look through scientific studies.

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Cognitive Therapy (Beck et al. 1979) is a subjugated piece of the umbrella term under the broader domain of the cognitive-behavioral therapies, including Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (Ellis, 1958), Rational Behaviour Therapy, etc. However, David Clark broadly defined Cognitive Therapy as the process of identification of distorted thoughts, maladaptive beliefs and/or assumptions and consequent reshaping of the distorted cognitions with …

Should animal research in psychology be eliminated?

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Animal research in Psychology plays important role in the development of psychology. Established theories in human psychology and psychological behavior like Pavlov’s theory of reinforcement, Skinner’s experiment, etc. started by experimenting with animals. These researches have shown an impact on several domains of psychology such as behavioral experiments that helped in finding a solution for rehabilitation in patients with Alzheimer’s, …

Augmenting Employee Empowerment at Workplace

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Employee empowerment is defined as the ways in which organizations provide their employees with a certain degree of autonomy and control in their day-to-day activities enabling them to take responsibility for their jobs and make critical decisions related to their work. When attempting to understand how organizational theorists have attempted to define employee empowerment, two kinds of empowerment come into …

COVID-19: How it psychologically affected the Rural Communities

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We are in the midst of one of the most severe crises in global public health that the world has ever faced. India is one of the worst affected countries, with the Covid-19 pandemic having devastating impacts both on the health of the population as well as on the country’s economy. Let’s start with the lockdown when there was no …

KNEE-JERK REACTIONS TO STEREOTYPES

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Anita Butani, School Psychologist There was a post recently on a platform for professionals which was about the international state of affairs and the consequent return of non-resident Indians (NRIs) to India in the upcoming days and months. The post was a good example of stereotyping a certain set of people who have been grouped for purposes of collective reference. …

PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Dr. E. Aravind Raj Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, Email: aravind.nimhans@gmail.com COVID-19 pandemic, though is biological in nature, has already left a long trail of social issues which in turn has let to lot of psychological problems. To begin with, in the absence of medical vaccine so far, we are left with no other choice than …

MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19: THE HR MANTLE

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COVID-19 pandemic has confined millions of people across the globe to their homes and has posed a very strange situation for workplaces. In these tumultuous times, when normal life has been disrupted, the internet, as always, has come to our rescue. A recent article published by Google titled “What is India Searching for? Insights for Brands” analyses the most common …

Coping with stress  during Covid-19

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The ongoing pandemic has resulted in increased concern about the mental health of the people. Fear and Anxiety related to contacting the new disease has instilled overwhelming and strong emotions. Different people react to stressful situations differently. People who suffer from anxiety disorder are more likely to experience an increase in anxiety during such times. Added stress such as financial ...

Dealing with Change: Adapting to the ‘New Normal’ at Work

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Change can be simply defined as a transition or an alteration. As our planet weathers the COVID-19 pandemic- jobs, organizations and workforce have been pushed into uncharted territories. A sudden switch to remote modes of working, changes in work environment and lifestyle are proving to be testing times for organizations. Observing change, or witnessing things unfolding passively is different from …