Public Mental HealthSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine / Health Science, Psychology, Public Health
New Course Note
This course starts in Fall 2023.
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course introduces you to the common mental disorders and their impact on daily life. We explore the different challenges faced by those with mental health conditions. Through peer-reviewed literature, policy briefs, popular media, and discussions with experts in the field, you will develop the necessary competencies to make a positive difference as future leaders promoting healthy populations. Furthermore, the course introduces you to peer-reviewed literature development, research methodology, as well as effective presentation methods.


Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Public Policy


Ridwanul Amin

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Ridwan investigates the associations between migration status, social marginalisation and suicidal behaviour. He obtained his PhD and MSc in Public Health (Epidemiology) from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden in 2021 and 2016, respectively. Ridwan graduated as an MD from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2010. As a physician, he worked on projects aimed at improving child and adolescent health in Bangladesh during 2011-2014. With DIS since December 2021.