2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Does physical education a better option for the development of mental health of the students & to deal with suicidal ideation?
Author(s): Meenakshi Dwivedi
Suicide has become one of the biggest social problems of our time affecting our lives in one way or the other. It has became a day-to-day experience and everyday news in our society. There are various reasons which make the victims to take this step. For eg :- depression, loneliness, heartbreak, unemployment etc., and the more shocking news is the maximum percentage of attempting suicide is of age between 15-25 (WHO,2015) and it is increasing at an alarming rate. Students are on the peak in the list of suicides because students are greatly influenced by the luminous changes in the trend of life. Physical education has always made a great role in everyone’s life. The education provides physical, social, emotional, mental, psychological development etc., which results in all around development, and in some studies it has been stated that the percentage of those who commit suicide are more for those who are not include with physical activities. In this study, researcher wants to claim that physical education could reduce mental stress, mental sickness, health hazards, etc. Thus, physical education could be taken as a powerful tool to reduce the percentage of suicide and improves mental health.
Pages: 1733-1735 | 445 Views 5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Meenakshi Dwivedi. Does physical education a better option for the development of mental health of the students & to deal with suicidal ideation?. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):1733-1735.