Depression: A Student’s Perspective

This video educates students about depression in order to minimize the that is associated with the medical condition. It discusses how depression impacts lives and describes its , causes and treatment options. The video also provides information about resources available at McMaster University for students who are living with depression.

This video was made by McMaster students Zunaira Tarique, Shatha Jaber, Semir Bulle and Haley Leroux in collaboration with the McMaster Demystifying Medicine Program

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