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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....
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Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 2 hours per week

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Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 2 hours per week

Aprox. 16 horas para completar
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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29 minutos para completar

Overview

Welcome to Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach. Let's take a few moments to introduce the course before we dive into our first lessons....
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1 video (Total: 9 min), 2 readings
Reading2 lecturas
Syllabus10m
Public Mental Health by William Eaton10m
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1 hora para completar

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....
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5 videos (Total: 54 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Lecture 1B: Prevalence and Incidence of Major Depressive Episode11m
Lecture 1C: The Natural History of Major Depressive Disorder11m
Lecture 1D: Major Depressive Disorder and Medical Conditions11m
Lecture 1E: Estimating the Burden of Major Depressive Disorder and Medical Conditions7m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 1: The Basics of Major Depression10m

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1 hora para completar

Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Closer Look at Maternal Depression

This week we will be covering depression from a global public health perspective....
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4 videos (Total: 41 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Lecture 2B: Is Depression Relevant in Low- and Middle-Income Countries?5m
Lecture 2C: What Predicts Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries?7m
Lecture 2D: How Can We Treat & Prevent Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries?12m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 2: Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries10m

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1 hora para completar

Basic Concepts of Epidemiology as Applied to Depression

This week we take advantage of what we know about major depressive disorder to examine major epidemiologic research designs, including the case control design, the cohort design, and the study of diseases in time and space....
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5 videos (Total: 45 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Lecture 3B: Time, Space, and Disease: The Ecological Approach8m
Lecture 3C: Cohort Studies7m
Lecture 3D: Case Control Studies7m
Lecture 3E: The Web of Causation13m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 3: Epidemiology10m

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3 horas para completar

The Search for Etiologic Clues

This week the focus is on possible causes for depressive disorder, including inheritance, stress, social life, work life, and the evolution of modern living....
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5 videos (Total: 51 min), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Lecture 4B: Stress & Diathesis7m
Lecture 4C: Social Supports5m
Lecture 4D: Work, Family, and Life Stage7m
Lecture 4E: Recency of Birth20m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 410m
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por MMJul 24th 2018

This course has helped me a lot. I really hope to publish a paper on Maternal mental health someday.

por DWApr 6th 2018

Very interesting course. Good structure and presentation, too.

Instructores

William Eaton, PhD

Professor, Mental Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Wietse A. Tol, PhD

Ali & Rose Kawi Assistant Professor, Mental Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Ramin Mojtabai, MD

Associate Professor, Mental Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

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The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • This course is NOT intended for people who are seeking help or treatment for their own symptoms of depression. We are not in a position to offer clinical advice about specific symptoms that you or a loved one might be experiencing. If you or someone you know are experiencing symptoms of depression, we urge you to seek help from a medical professional or some other trusted source of assistance.

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