Mental Health Research: Engaging Community for Research Impact
Keywords:Mental Health, Research Impact, Engaging Community
This panel discussion was one of the sessions in International Multidisciplinary Prospective Research in Education and Social Sciences (IMPRESS21) conference that took place on 7-9 September 2021. This discussion was about community involvement in mental health research and the panel members were Professor Mohamed Hatta Shaharom, a senior medical practitioner and Professor of Psychiatry. Next panellist, Dr. Kahar Abdulla is an International Coordinator at European Alliance against Depression who is passionate in increasing mental health awareness in the community. Final panellist, Mr. Gan Chun Hong is a lecturer and clinical psychologist whose work focuses on the area of rehabilitation clinical psychology. The aim of this discussion is to illustrate the role of community in mental health management, research and in post-graduate training. This discussion hopes to highlights the needs of community engagement in mental health research for an impactful outcome.
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