DOES OUR LEVEL OF OPTIMISM/PESSIMISM CHANGE WITH LIFE- EXPERIENCES

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 2, Volume 1

Optimism/Pessimism is conceptualised in two distinct, if not exclusive, manner. One, as a ‘dispositional optimism’ -a generalised expectation that good things will happen in future. Two, as a general feeling of hope and joy with regard to future.Researchers have debated since long whether it is in-born or learnt. The earlier view was that it is rather in-born which is modified …

Why is it important to consider the mental wellbeing of the employees in companies, now more than ever?

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 2

Since numbers excite us and give us a measurable estimate, let us talk about the current most pressing issue in numbers! Yes, let us talk about mental health in numbers! Do you know the alarming numbers revolving around mental health in India? According to a 2019 study conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in India, 1. Around 7.5% of …

What are the reasons behind the rising mental health issue among the youth ?

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 2

On an average 10-20% adolescents throughout the world suffer from mental health problems. More than half of these problems begin before the age of 15, yet such issues are left under-diagnosed and under-treated (Kessler et al, 2007; WHO, 2020). According to the National Mental Health Survey of India, among the youth mental health conditions account for 7.3% out of the …

Loneliness among young adults during the covid-19 pandemic and increase in mental health problems

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 2

Mental Illness Is Our Epidemic within the Corona-virus Pandemic” (Miller, 2020). The novel corona virus disease is not restricted to physical illness. In a very short period of time, it has triggered economic, social and mental crisis (Usmanetal., 2020). Is covid 19 the stepping stone for an upcoming mental health crisis? It is a natural bodily response of an individual …

Loneliness

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 2

A word most of us are all too familiar with. And yet not many of us understand it. We all have experienced it at different points in time. We all have experienced it in different forms and intensities. Wikipedia defines it as “Loneliness is an unpleasant emotional response to perceived isolation. Loneliness is also described as social pain—a psychological mechanism …

Normalizing “The Talk”.

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 2

We live in a society, Where sex education, live in relationships, one night stands. Have always been a taboo. These things I never discussed openly in families. This is because we Indians are very steeped in traditions or our interpretation of traditions. So while we are very quick to embrace the West when it comes to our clothes, the way …

PSYCHOLOGY OF DEHUMANIZATION

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 2, Volume 1

Black Lives Matter protests that began last month have sparked up similar social movements across the world, such as Palestinian Lives Matter, Russian Lives Matter, Muslim Lives Matter, & Papuan Lives Matter,where communities are protesting against systemic oppression and marginalization. Research shows that different communities are indefinitely referred to as animals & savages in various ways; Blacks as apes & …

TIES OF SELF-ESTEEM WITH WORK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND PRAISE

Devika Kapur Anveshan, Issue 2, Volume 1

Self-esteem is defined as an individual’s subjective assessment of their abilities, which would factor into their bigger value of self-worth. Factors that could sway or influence one’s self-esteem are – perceptions, others’ reactions, experiences at home, school, work & community, age, achievements, role/status in society, ago, and social relationships, just to name a few. It was seen that the general …

DOES OUR LEVEL OF OPTIMISM/PESSIMISM CHANGE WITH LIFE EXPERIENCES

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 2

By VIJAI PANDAY Entrepreneur, Advisor and Chief psychometric Scientist Mentor ,Head of Assessments of the psychometric World Optimism/Pessimism is conceptualised in two distinct, if not exclusive, manner. One, as a ‘dispositional optimism’ -a generalised expectation that good things will happen in future. Two, as a general feeling of hope and joy with regard to future.Researchers have debated since long whether …

LEADERSHIP OF DIFFERENCES

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 2, Volume 1

The Earth we live in is increasingly becoming a battlefield for the forces of integration versus the forces of fragmentation. The play between opposites has encumbered our world as it has our family lives as well. Psychologists, counselors,management gurus have all been working hard to find solutions to a growing‘relationships’ crisis, at both the macro and micro levels. In the …