Psychiatry and public health: links between the environment and public health


Dr Lisa Page discusses the provision of public health services in the UK and the implications of environmental hazards and incidents on psychiatry and psychogenic illness.


Date published: 27 November 2007

Audio running time: 22 minutes

Credits: 0.5


Learning outcomes


By the end of this module, we hope that you will be able to:


  • understand how public health services are delivered in the United Kingdom


  • think about how people may respond to environmental hazards and incidents


  • consider what is known about the aetiology of mass psychogenic illness.


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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2007. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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