Seminar on Depression and Anxiety by IP
Institute of Psychology organized a seminar for its students on 8th October 2019. Speaker for the seminar was Dr. Sheheryar Jovindah who is a UK trained leading Consultant Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist, and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mind Professionals.
Dr. Sheheryar was invited to share his expert knowledge about “Depression and Anxiety in all age groups in Pakistan.” During the seminar he reflected light on the prevalence, probable religious and cultural causes for the increase in prevalence along with his own challenges that he has faced as a clinical practitioner and mental health professional in Pakistan.
The seminar was very well received by the students as they gained insight about the diverse challenges faced by every age group and it also increased their understanding regarding the rapid surge in the number of people suffering through these mental illnesses.