School of Humanities (August 2021)
Palit, S. and Mukherjee, Y. (2021), Exploring the Impact of Mental Health on Human Capital: An Analysis in Human Resource Management and Mental Health—A Psychosocial Aspect, Poddar, S., Kar, B., Samanta, S., and Bhaumik, A. (Eds), Lincoln Research and Publishing Limited, Australia (LRPL), ISBN: 978-0-6488798-3-1, doi:10.46977/book.2021.hrmmh, pp. 72–87.
Abstract: The relevance of mental health issues cannot be underrated as it has inundated all sectors and afflicted individuals from all sections of the society irrespective of differences in caste, creed, gender, economic status and social background. However, statistical analysis and close monitoring of multifarious trends only testify that mental health issues are on the rise. The Covid-19 pandemic. which has struck the world, has among other things deteriorated the mental health condition worldwide, with India being no exception but rather in a worsened situation. Focussed National Mental Health Policies are urgently required with orientation at providing spatial, cultural, and financial accessibility to the seekers.
Keywords: Disability adjusted life years, Health Mental Disorder, Psychiatrist, Mind