Lecture 3A: What Is Epidemiology

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Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach
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Johns Hopkins University

Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach

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From the lesson
Basic Concepts of Epidemiology as Applied to Depression
This week we take advantage of what we know about major depressive disorder to examine major epidemiologic research designs, including the case control design, the cohort design, and the study of diseases in time and space.

Meet the Instructors

  • William Eaton, PhD
    William Eaton, PhD
    Professor, Mental Health
    Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Wietse A. Tol, PhD
    Wietse A. Tol, PhD
    Ali & Rose Kawi Assistant Professor, Mental Health
    Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Ramin Mojtabai, MD
    Ramin Mojtabai, MD
    Associate Professor, Mental Health
    Bloomberg School of Public Health