Child mental health: a developmental approach from Kurdistan

Published on January 31, 2018   20 min

Other Talks in the Therapeutic Area: Neurology

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Hi. I am Abdulbaghi Ahmad, Child Psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Uppsala University in Sweden. And I am IACAPAP Ambassador, the Founding Director of Metin Health House for Child Mental Health in the whole Kurdistan Region of Iraq. I'm going to give you an account on child mental health, a developmental approach from Kurdistan where we have been introducing child mental health as a scientific and academic subject for the first time in the region.
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We will speak a little bit about the definition of health in order to understand that connection to mental health, generally speaking, and to child mental health. The best definition of health nowadays is according to that WHO's definition. A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
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