- Created on 09 February 2016
Library of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University is organizing monthly guest lectures for cadets and day-scholars in order to provide an additional platform to expand their knowledge. Accordingly, a guest lecture for the month of February, 2016 was conducted by Prof. Diyanath S. Samarasinghe DPM, FRC Psy(UK), Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Colombo.
Professor etymologically defined what wellbeing is and practically led the audience to think on wellbeingusingexamples. He gave a wonderful narration on wellbeing and its stability. He led the audience to think on past, present and future status of wellbeing. He further explained about the influence of alcohol, tobacco and sex-life in our wellbeing. The audience was benefitted by the psychological explanation on the topic. At the end, DVC (Academic) Professor MHJ Ariyaratneawarded a plaque of KDU to the guest speaker as a token of appreciation.