International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research

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Vol. 8, Special Issue 3, Part D (2024)

Holistic approaches to mental health: Integrating mind, body, and spirit for comprehensive well-being

Author(s): Divya Kaushik, Mukta Garg and Garima Dixit
Abstract: This research paper explores the paradigm of holistic approaches to mental health, aiming to integrate the interconnected aspects of mind, body, and spirit for comprehensive well-being. Beginning with an examination of the current state of mental health and the limitations of traditional approaches, the study establishes a rationale for embracing holistic perspectives, emphasizing the recognition of the intricate interplay between psychological, physiological, and spiritual dimensions. The theoretical framework elucidates a holistic model for mental well-being, highlighting the profound interconnectedness of these facets and the pivotal roles of lifestyle, nutrition, and social factors in fostering mental health. Employing a meticulous research methodology involving a systematic literature review, the paper presents quantitative data comparing the efficacy of holistic and traditional interventions, revealing statistically significant improvements in mental health outcomes through holistic approaches. Qualitative insights, gleaned from participant testimonials and emerging themes, further enrich the discussion, emphasizing the transformative nature of holistic interventions. The discussion section interprets these results, drawing comparisons with existing literature and delineating implications for mental health practice. Acknowledging study limitations, the paper recommends future research directions and offers practical insights for application in mental health settings. In conclusion, the integration of mind, body, and spirit emerges as a pragmatic imperative, transcending reductionist ideologies and paving the way for a more enlightened and resilient approach to mental health care.
Pages: 295-299  |  701 Views  514 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Divya Kaushik, Mukta Garg, Garima Dixit. Holistic approaches to mental health: Integrating mind, body, and spirit for comprehensive well-being. Int J Adv Biochem Res 2024;8(3S):295-299. DOI: 10.33545/26174693.2024.v8.i3Sd.783
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