Lahore, August 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Institute of Applied Psychology organized a webinar entitled “Women Mental Health; Clinical Issues” as part of the series of webinars organized for creating mental health awareness in wake of the Independence Day Celebrations, 2021. The webinar was chaired by Prof. Dr. Rafia Rafique, Director Institute of Applied Psychology. The resource person for the webinar was Prof. Dr. Imtiaz Dogar, President Pakistan psychiatric society, Chairman Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Faisalabad Medical University. Dr. Imtiaz Dogar also provides psychiatric services at DHQ and Allied Hospitals Faisalabad.
Dr. Imtiaz started off by sharing how men and women differ when it comes to mental health struggles and narrow it down to the women-specific mental health issues and disorders. He comprehensively discussed the women-specific mental disorders, their causal factors, preventive measures and therapeutic plan for them. Furthermore he discussed the sociocultural factors that were playing a role in worsening the mental health of the women. The curx of the webinar was that timely action regarding preservation of mental health of women is essential for a healthy family and a healthy society. The webinar was moderated by Ms. Zunera Tariq and was live-streamed through IAP Facebook and was attended by clinical and health psychology students of IAP.
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University of the Punjab
Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore, Pakistan