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Building bridges of understanding: Social Aetiology of Mental Illness CIHR Training Program Conference

Toronto, Ontario
November 18, 2011

Great Hall, Hart House, University of Toronto

"Building bridges of understanding" is about integrating the understandings of the social aetiology and the biological health systems which affect our mental health and wellbeing. This conference is about bringing international speakers together from both low income and high income countries who explore mental illness from different viewpoints to understand the different ways to increase capacity to integrate causes and possible causes of mental illness. Our presenters look at the biological systems, the functioning of the brain and the social factors and we want to build common understandings of mental illness cause to act as a bridge to link different schools of thought and to show that these fields do not have to work in separation.

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