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Psychiatry Unchained: Film Screening and Discussion

Raghu Appasani ’12 hollas:

Before heading on down to our benefit dinner at MONDO come and check out “Psychiatry Unchained” hosted by The MINDS Foundation. [Ed. Note: For MONDO event, refer to post above.]

Mental disorders will soon be the leading cause in global burden of disease. On a global scale major depressive disorder already causes health consequences that are equal to that of ischemic heart diseases.

Disability related to mental disorders has negative effects on productivity and financial consequences fort the individual and his family. But for people who in live in chronic conflict or poverty, psychological problems are not only important as determinants of health, but also as barriers to rebuild both individual and family life, as well as rebuilding society as a whole.

Date:   April 27
Time:   6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Place:  FISK 302

This event is hosted by The MINDS Foundation. Facebook event here.

Info on the discussion speakers after the jump.