A decade ago, conversations around mental health support at the workplace were simply swept under the corporate carpet.
Despite the enactment of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act in 1986 & 2016 and Right to education (2009), children in India continue to remain extremely vulnerable to human trafficking, illiteracy, poor physical and mental health experiencing a failed childhood that compromises the future quality of human capital.
In order to cope with this pressure, many children have started leading dual lives,doing whatever it takes to meet parents' expectations.
Women appear to have been more negatively affected, but changes have been minimal to small, say the researchers.
After an introductory session, the participants were split into three groups. Two of the groups were assigned to techniques often used in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for depression: planning social activities or cognitive reappraisal.
This study is the first to show that ADHD is more predictive of poor mental health outcomes in adults than other neurodevelopmental conditions, like autism.