Lecture 1A: What is Depression?

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SR

Jun 25, 2020

Well designed course! It sheds light on the global burden of depression by bringing in historical and cultural aspects in such a simplified manner. Loved it!

MW

Mar 30, 2019

Exceptional course blending qualitative and quantitative, historical and contemporary case studies to provide a solid foundation to the subject.

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What is Major Depression and Why Is It Important? The Burden of Depressive Disorder in the Population
This week, we will be focusing on the definition of major depression and the methods that we use for measuring its effect on populations.

Taught By

  • William Eaton, PhD

    William Eaton, PhD

    Professor, Mental Health
  • Wietse A. Tol, PhD

    Wietse A. Tol, PhD

    Ali & Rose Kawi Assistant Professor, Mental Health
  • Ramin Mojtabai, MD

    Ramin Mojtabai, MD

    Associate Professor, Mental Health

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