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A Study on Mental Health Literacy of Unmarried Male Youth from Eight Villages of Aurangabad District Maharashtra, India

Author(s) Gavit Madhuri, Dr.Pratibha Phatak
Country India
Abstract Mental health literacy in various parts of the globe among young adults showed identified depression and about a quarter shown psychoses. Around the world mental and developmental disorders in adolescent age is dramatically increasing including India.
Marathwada is one of the regions of Maharashtra which is predominately drought prone and has seen rise in higher mental health issues and suicides in the past years.
Our present research study attempted to assess the mental health literacy, mental health status of unmarried male youth from rural villages of Aurangabad district, Maharashtra, India. We also aimed to assess their help seeking behaviour and the general beliefs and attitudes they hold towards mental health.
We hypothesized that mental health literacy among unmarried male youths is poor and help seeking behaviour among this group is less. The beliefs and attitudes of this group towards mental health conditions towards both gender is poor.
Keywords Adult, Depression, Help seeking, Male, Mental Health literacy, Unmarried youth.
Field Sociology > Philosophy / Psychology / Religion
Published In Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024
Published On 2024-05-18
Cite This A Study on Mental Health Literacy of Unmarried Male Youth from Eight Villages of Aurangabad District Maharashtra, India - Gavit Madhuri, Dr.Pratibha Phatak - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.20330
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.20330
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtvt2h

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