Global Health Research - GLOHRA Academy Series
Guest Speaker: Dr. Dr. Kerem Böge
Topic: Global Mental Health
In this latest session, Dr. Dr. Kerem Böge discussed the increasing prevalence of mental disorders, especially in LMICs. Drawing on his research from Germany and abroad, he also shed light on effective care and treatment approaches for mental disorders such as schizophrenia and depression. In the vibrant Q & A, the role of poverty in mental health was discussed as were possible lessons learned to support the mental health of incoming asylum seekers from the Ukraine.
The Series directs special attention towards the added value of interdisciplinary and international cooperation in global health research. Speakers share insights of their research projects while focusing on research processes, methods as well as lessons learned. Following the 30 minute speaker’s presentation, the Series encourages an academic exchange between the speaker and the audience in a 30 minute Q&A session.
Dr. Dr. Kerem Böge is a clinical psychologist, researcher and lecturer at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. His work focuses on the development of novel psychological approaches, their process and outcome for vareity of mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, affective disorders and chronic pain. His presentation will outline his work in global mental health and stigma research, primarily in low- and middle income countries.