Complexity Science is a concept that is used as backbone of this Centre for Urban Mental Health. Complexity Science is used to understand and intervene upon the complexities and dynamics of mental health problems in an urban environment, with special attention to common mental health disorders such as addiction, anxiety, depression.
The research within this priority is aimed at understanding why and when some groups or individuals thrive in an urban setting, whereas other individuals are vulnerable and develop mental problems.
The Centre for Urban Mental Health aims to introduce the concept of Complexity Science to students at an early stage and promote its educational and societal use in the light of urban mental health.
The Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Amsterdam offers comprehensive courses on Complexity Sciences. Are you interested in learning more about Complexity Science?
More information can be found at the Netherlands Platform Complexity Science.