Pauls Stradins Museum for history of medicine

Museum working hours during holidays

On December 23 and 30 museum will be open from 11.00 till 16.00

On December 24, 25, 26, 31 and January 1 museum will be closed

Depression: From the Past to the Present

Spiritual well-being is an essential and inviolable component of overall health, but mental disorders are still a topic that cause biases and stereotypes among many people.  The goal of the exhibition “Depression: From the Past to the Present” is to offer a look at the historical aspects of this topic, thus facilitating public understanding about mental health and depression, also calling on people to focus more on their own mental health and those of others, thus reducing myths and biases that relate to depression, which is one of the most common mental disorders in Latvia and the European Union as a whole.

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