Public Mental Health is the application of the principles of medicine and social science to prevent the occurrence of mental and behavioral disorders and to promote mental health of the population. This course illustrates the principles of public health applied to depressive disorder, including principles of epidemiology, transcultural psychiatry, health services research, and prevention. It is predicted that by 2020 depressive disorder will be the most important cause of disease burden in the entire world! Every human being suffers from feeling depressed at some point or other, but only about one fifth of the population will experience an episode of depressive disorder over the course of their lives. This course illuminates the public health approach to disease, and the particular complexities of applying this approach to mental disorders, using depression as the exemplar.
Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health ApproachJohns Hopkins University
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TOP REVIEWS FROM MAJOR DEPRESSION IN THE POPULATION: A PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH
It was a very beneficial course for me, so much to learn!
It was an extremely eye-opening corse. The professors explained everything really well. I highly recommend this course.
Very good course. I learned a lot about depression as well as about epidemiology.
Very well designed course that covers all the aspects of depression. However, as the data is based on studies from early 2000s, I would request the team to update the data from recent publications.
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