Mental Health

Department of Psychiatry, Narcology and Medical Psychology

Responsible for introduction: V.S. Bilous

The course “Mental health” explores the mechanisms of formation and disintegration, adaptation and disadaptation, maintaining stability and impaired mental functions under the influence of external and internal factors, the need to observe psycho-psychological, psycho-psychomeric features, to maintain your own mental health and mental health of patients and members of the medical team. The subject of “mental health” has a significant impact on development general theoretical questions of sociology and ecology: the ratio of social and biological in the development of the psyche, the analysis of components that are part of mental processes, the development and disorder of the psyche, the role of the personal component in the structure of various forms of mental activity. This course explores how our understanding of mental health and illness has been influenced by social attitudes and social developments The course begins by situating our contemporary mental health practices in historical context, then looks at different aspects of mental health, mental illness and mental health services and their connections to what’s going on in our social environment.