Technology-Based Gratitude Interventions for Enhancing Mental Health and Well-Being in The Community

Authors

  • Suneetha Kandi GITAM Deemed to be University, Visakhapatnam, India
  • Radha Krishnaveni Kunasetti GITAM Deemed to be University, Visakhapatnam, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55489/njcm.140920233266

Keywords:

Social Media, Gratitude, Mental Health, Community Well-being, Web-based interventions, Positive Psychology

Abstract

In the contemporary society, technology has emerged as a significant tool for fostering emotional expression, particularly in conveying feelings of gratitude, love, and affection towards others and oneself. This review investigated the efficacy of technology-based gratitude interventions in promoting gratitude, enhancing mental health, and improving overall well-being among individuals within the community. Comprehensive search was conducted across various electronic databases, including PubMed, PsycINFO, Scopus, Google Scholar, Ingenta and other sources. Through a rigorous procedure eleven relevant studies were identified, each shedding light on the impact of technology-based gratitude interventions on psychological outcomes. The studies listed different technology-based gratitude interventions such as telehealth services, counseling and psychotherapy platforms, and web-based interventions like daily gratitude writeups on social media, blogging, and gratitude journaling apps. These interventions have proven to be effective in fostering positive psychological changes among individuals from different backgrounds and age groups, making them accessible and scalable mental health tools. Mental health professionals can integrate technology-based gratitude interventions into their practice, providing individuals with practical and engaging strategies. Moreover, the interventions exhibit promise in mitigating psychopathological behaviors, offering promising implications for addressing mental health challenges in the community.

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2023-09-01

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Kandi S, Kunasetti RK. Technology-Based Gratitude Interventions for Enhancing Mental Health and Well-Being in The Community. Natl J Community Med [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 21];14(09):603-9. Available from: https://njcmindia.com/index.php/file/article/view/3266

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