Depression in different cultures | Conferences by the psychologist Jan Derksen and the philosophers Pius Mosima and Angela Roothaan | Tuesday, April 10, 2019 | 20.00 – 22.00 hrs | LUX, Nijmegen
"The common cold of mental illness" is called, but also "disease number one". Depression. Almost 20% of all Dutch people treat him at some point in their lives. Why do people in the Netherlands and other Western countries suffer such feelings of sadness and discouragement? To what extent is depression a product of an individualized and medicalized culture? And how do people treat depression differently on the African continent? Think more about this with the psychologist Jan Derksen and the philosophers Pius Mosima and Angela Roothaan.
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