Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry

INVITED PERSPECTIVE/VIEWPOINT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 143--147

Medical students' wellness from the perspective of ergonomics and occupational mental health


Ravi Gupta1, Rohit Gupta2, Gita Negi3 
1 Departments of Psychiatry and Division of Sleep Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Gastroenterology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
3 Department of Transfusion Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ravi Gupta
Departments of Psychiatry and Division of Sleep Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh - 249 203, Uttarakhand
India

Issues related to human factor – ergonomics influence the health of the students and contribute to their well-being. Human factor – ergonomics should be considered since the distinction between mind and body or mental and physical health is more artificial than actual. Perturbation in one affects the other; hence, simple steps to alter ergonomics can improve medical students' overall well-being and quality of life.


How to cite this article:
Gupta R, Gupta R, Negi G. Medical students' wellness from the perspective of ergonomics and occupational mental health.Indian J Soc Psychiatry 2021;37:143-147


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Gupta R, Gupta R, Negi G. Medical students' wellness from the perspective of ergonomics and occupational mental health. Indian J Soc Psychiatry [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Sep 21 ];37:143-147
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