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Updesh Kumar is Scientist 'G' and Head of the Mental Health Division at the Defense Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) for the Indian Government. His publications include Suicidal Behaviour: Assessment of People-at-Risk (2010); Countering Terrorism: Psychosocial Strategies (2012); Understanding Suicide Terrorism: Psychosocial Dynamics (2014); Suicidal Behaviour: Underlying Dynamics (2015); Positive Psychology: Applications in Work, Health and Well-being (2015) and The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience (in press). In 2013, he was awarded the DRDO s Scientist of the Year Award by the Indian Government.