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Computer as ideal tool to change the life of unfortunate victims of mental illness.

Developments in the fields of science & Technology have revolutionized Human Life at material level. But in actuality, this progress is only superficial: underneath modern men & women are living in conditions of great mental & emotional stress, even in developed & affluent countries. People from all over the world irrespective of culture & economic background suffer from mental illness & though a number of researches are carried out worldwide but till date it has not been possible to resolve the problem.

In today's world stress is increasing everyday. The individualistic approach towards life; the neonatal family system has increased the burden even further. Without adequate support system of friends & relatives, people are falling prey to mental illness. The insecurities, the inferiority feelings of these persons lead to disruption of communication between the sufferer & the family members & friends. The sufferers prefer to confine themselves within the four walls of their home & remain withdrawn from the whole world. They prefer to stay in touch with their world of fantasy -far away from the world of reality. Disability caused by some of the mental illnesses often remains invisible to the society leading to lack of support system & facilities for them.

 These unfortunate disabled persons not only need medication &  counseling but a thorough rehabilitation programme to bring them back to the main stream of life. The task being not an easy one. According to the research works these persons need some work & income to improve their quality of life.

In this scenario where society is adverse towards them, where stigma towards mental illness prevails; where help from friends & community is not available- training them in computer & forming groups through computer was thought to be an ideal option for the solution- a solution to the problems of modern life through modern technology.

It was seen that this insecure disabled persons feel free to  experiment with machine more easily than with
      society & people.
  Computer provides them the needed education & information needed for their further developments.

  Computers provide them facilities to interact with others & form self-help groups.

  Computer also enabled them to earn their livelihood.



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