The status of health is considered as complete only when the person is well psychologically also. Interesting and immense information of mind and its minor ailments are seen in scripts of Ayurveda and are still the subjects of researches. Various psychological problems and their successful treatment methods are elicited in treatises of Ayurveda. This short term course throw the light towards the physiology of Mind, its importance in maintaining health and minor psychological problems.
Mind and its faculties play a vital role in the maintenance of our health. Ayurveda gives prime importance to mind and its functions. Though we are fit physically it cannot be consider as whole health or wellness as per World Health Organization. A person can be considering as healthy only when he is having a sound mind. Ayurveda has opined the same centuries back. The definition of health as per Ayurveda is comprises of healthy and happy manas-mind. The humors of the mind which is known as Manasaika doshas dominates in the occurrence and development of mental disorders. In various samhitas of Ayurveda, we can see references of minor mental issues like anxiety to serious mental issues like psychosis. Ayurveda explains methodical treatment approach for the natural healing of various mental illness. The topics covered under the course Ayurveda approach to Mind and its Minor Ailments gives an idea about manas, budhi, faculties of mind and other various information of minor mental illness.
- Unit I – Basic principles and Philosophy of Ayurveda
- Unit II – Manas & Budhi
- Unit III – Stress, Depression & Anxiety as per Ayurveda
- Unit IV- Manasika roga Chikitas (Treatment)