Socio-cultural Factors and Mental Health in India

 On this World Mental Health Day we bring you a conversation with Sudarshan Kottai on Mental Health in India and it’s entanglements with socio-cultural factors both in the provision of mental healthcare as well as within the institutions of mental health themselves.

 On this World Mental Health Day we bring you a conversation with Sudarshan Kottai on Mental Health in India and it’s entanglements with socio-cultural factors both in the provision of mental healthcare as well as within the institutions of mental health themselves.

Sudarshan Kottai teaches at the Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling, OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat and has published several articles in EPW including, “How Kerala’s Poor Tribals Are Being Branded As 'Mentally Ill'”, “Migrant Workers and the Politics of Mental Health”, “A Mental Health Epidemic?: Critical Questions on the National Mental Health Survey”, and “Social Sensitivity of Mental Health Systems”.

 

 

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