Public mental health


In this podcast the College Public Health Lead, Professor Kamaldeep Bhui, discusses public health medicine with Dr Ali Ajaz, providing an overview of the relationship between public health and psychiatry and examining the importance of well-being to public health outcome measures.


Date published: 31 July 2013

Presenter: Dr Ali Ajaz

Interviewee: Professor Kamaldeep Bhui

Audio running time: 15 minutes

Credits: 0.5


Learning outcomes


By the end of this podcast we hope you will:


  • have obtained an overview of what is meant by public health medicine


  • appreciate the relationship between public health and psychiatry


  • understand the importance of well-being to public health outcome measures


  • have an idea of the roles psychiatrists can play in the field of public health.


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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2013. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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