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System Dynamics Methods for Mental Health Research - An Introduction

URL 1: https://mchb.hrsa.gov/research/media-webinar.asp

Date Developed: 02/24/2016. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): Hazhir Rahmandad, PhD; Andrea K. Wittenborn, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation

This webinar presents an introduction to system dynamics methods for mental health research. A systems dynamics overview, and techniques using examples from the field with qualitative modeling and simulation modeling are discussed.

Learning Objectives

• Gain knowledge of distinct features of system dynamics methods including qualitative modeling, simulation modeling, and estimation techniques.

• Discover how system dynamics can benefit the study of depression.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.