About the Book
The main objective of this edition is to stimulate researchers in the field to concentrate on more intensive and focused research which result in designing viable psychological interventions to promote holistic health across the life span. It is a collection of 17 research articles contributed by researchers from different parts of the country, high-lighting the Psychological well-being across the life span. The major areas covered are— the role of teachers in shaping lives of students, well-being of the disabled and their families, well-being of special groups, impact of work environment on well-being. Besides, the volume also included research studies exploring the impact of psychological interventions on promoting mental health for leading a better quality of life.
About the Authors
Dr. K. Ravichandra is former Professor of Psychology and Dean of the faculty of Social Sciences at Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has more than three decades of teaching and research experience. He is Author of eight books in Psychology. His thrust areas are Health Psychology, Organizational Behaviour and Experimental Psychology. He was the Director of the Academic Staff College of the Osmania University as well as at the Central University of Hyderabad. He was the recipient of the Government of Andhra Pradesh Best Teacher’s award for the year 2005.
Prof. C. Beena is a Professor of Psychology, Osmania University, Hyderabad. She was awarded Ph.D in Psychology for her thesis in the area of “Ancient Indian Perspective of Personality”. She has around two decades of teaching and research experience in the field of Psychology. She co-authored three text books. Currently her interest and effort is in the direction of teaching and researching in the areas of Cognitive Psychology, Human Compu-ter Interaction and user Behaviour in the Indian context.
Dr. Renuka Regani is associated with the Department of Psychology for the past 20 years. She has about 19 years of teaching experience. She has taught students of Under Graduation, P.G. Diploma in Child Psychology, Post Graduate students, M.Phil Students. Her area of Research is Social Psychology and Environmental Psychology.