Who is this class for: This course is aimed at mental health professionals, social workers, nurses, and researchers who want to understand the public health approach to major depression. It is NOT intended for people who are seeking help or treatment for their own symptoms of depression.

Created by:  Johns Hopkins University

  • William Eaton, PhD

    Taught by:  William Eaton, PhD, Professor, Mental Health

    Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Wietse A. Tol, PhD

    Taught by:  Wietse A. Tol, PhD, Ali & Rose Kawi Assistant Professor, Mental Health

    Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Ramin Mojtabai, MD

    Taught by:  Ramin Mojtabai, MD, Associate Professor, Mental Health

    Bloomberg School of Public Health
Commitment6 weeks of study, 2 hours per week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 43 ratings

very interesting how they presented the course

Thanks for providing this great lecture.


Johns Hopkins produces yet another amazing course - so well-organized and full of inspiring and enlightening info - thank you! I love how everything is meticulously cited and how the quizzes make sense relative to the content. The only suggestion I have would be make the visual aspect a bit more dynamic. Other than that, really another example of online course perfection.