International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(June 2020)

‘’PERMA a Profound Tool to Maintain the Mental Health of Students Fraternity During Corona Virus Lock Down’’

Authors: Neeru Singh

Pages: 33-35


The purpose of this article is to change the mindset of students’s negative thoughts, feelings, actions and to convert them into positive aspects through PERMA model during corona virus lock down period. This time is very crucial for all of us because COVID-19 (lipid coated RNA virus) has spread all over the world. Therefore, due to corona virus pandemic Indian government has temporarily shut down schools and colleges. In the present situation there is an uncertainty when schools and colleges will reopen. This is the critical time for education sector because board examinations, several universities graduation and post graduation examinations, entrance tests of several universities and competitive examinations are held during this period. In COVID-19 pandemic lock down most of the students are experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, eating disorder, loneliness etc. PERMA model (Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishment) can change negative behaviour to positive perspective like happiness, inspiration, gratitude, satisfaction, increase in self confidence, etc which will make the students mentally healthy and strong.