Dr. Kamran Ahmed is a psychiatrist, writer, filmmaker and entrepreneur. Kamran specializes in treating mental illnesses in adults including depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He also has experience in other specialities including addictions, child psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. Kamran regularly writes for newspapers on mental health, including The Guardian and The Sydney Morning Herald. He has published research on various topics in scientific journals, particularly in the field of transcultural psychiatry examining the relationship between culture and mental health. Kamran’s interest in the creative arts led to him making films on mental health and starting a medical film festival that is now in its 10th year, with annual events around the world. Through his music startup Rave Reviewz, he also launched the Music on My Mind initiative to raise funds and awareness for mental health in the music industry.
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