Dr Shekhar Saxena: Dialogues Between Neuroscience and Society-Global Mental Health and Neuroscience

Global mental health is slowly but steadily coming out of the shadows. It is benefiting from advances in neuroscience, but not adequately. The potential is much greater.

This lecture by MHIN strategic adviser, Shekhar Saxena, Director, WHO Dept Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders discusses the following:

  • The impact of mental disorders
  • The current state of mental health in the world
  • The investments in mental health
  • Recent global commitments
  • Investments in neuroscience research and how a closer collaboration between mental health and neuroscience could enhance knowledge and improve population health
  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Next steps

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