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Upcoming Events

Date EVENT Location description
2019.09.26-28 7th European Conference on Schizophrenia Research Berlin


The European Conference on Schizophrenia Research is a biennial thematic conference that has been established as a platform for scientific exchange on current issues and controversies in schizophrenia research and clinical care. Not only in the light of the revised edition of ICD the topic of diagnosing psychoses is worth to be in the focus of the ECSR 2019. Advances in early diagnosis due to innovative tools and neurobiological findings need critical evaluation with regard to their clinical relevance.

From the beginning on the organiser of this congress’ series cooperates with EPA together aiming at enhancing the visibility of the European schizophrenia research. Accordingly, the scientific programme will be designed to update knowledge, discuss findings with experts in the field, and figure out emerging topics for further research.

The ECSR shall also serve as a forum for young scientist to present own data, and socialize with senior colleagues. The interactive scene of the ECSR also provides the opportunity to initiate consortia for new EU funded research projects. According to this concept and the objectives the active contribution of (basic, clinical, health services) researchers, clinicians and therapists to the scientific programme is most welcome and those are cordially invited to submit their proposals. Respective deadlines and further information can be taken from the congress homepage.

18.10.25-28 11th International Congress of Clinical Psychology Granada

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY  2018 banner_englishThe 11th International Congress of Clinical Psychology  will take place from 25 to 28 October 2018 in Granada, Spain. This event is organised by the Spanish Asoociation of Behavioral Psychology (AEPC) and the University of Granada.  This event has several international collaborative institutions as well as group of experts in clinical psychology.

For further information about this event please see useful information here  or check the official website.

2018.11.05-06 Neuroscience & Psychiatry: present and futur Milan

EPA logo sectionThe EPA Section on Neuroimaging in collaboration with the Medical School of University of Milan, are preparing an event about neuroscience with the title: “Neuroscience & Psychiatry: present and futur – (italian) Neuroscienze e Psichiatria: quale presente e quale futuro?”. The event will be organised from 5 to 6 November in Milan, Italy.

For the programme of the event please see here (in italian).

2018.11.26-27 Health Care for People with Disabilities Braunschweig


The care of people with mental disorders and intellectual disabilities (ID) has a 150-year-old tradition in the Evangelische Stiftung Neuerkerode (ESN), a welfare institution, in Germany.

The EPA Section on Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities (MHID) co-organises a thematic conference with the title “Health Care of People  Disabilities – 150 years Evangelische Stiftung Neuerkerode”. The event will take place from 26 to 27 November 2018 in Braunschweig, Germany and international MHID specialists are expected at the meeting. The congress focuses on developments in the health care for people with disabilities and is an EPA Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities (MHID) Section co-organised event.

MHID section 2019 event_LogoNational and international speakers will report about the latest developments in the health care of people with ID, particularly in the mental health care. The ESN and EPA MHID Section are very happy to invite you to this conference! 

For more information please contact Dr. Michael-Mark Theil or Sara Kuhn and visit our web and facebook  page.

2019.07.04-06 18th International Forum on Mood & Anxiety Disorders IFMAD Vienna

banner-Ifmad-2019-viennaIFMAD has developed the reputation over many years of being the most interactive, stimulating and productive educational meeting in its field in Europe. This year the 18th International Forum on Mood & Anxiety Disorders will take place in Vienna, Austria from 4 to 6 July 2019.

Since 2015 we are providing an even more comprehensive scientific and educational programme. In a friendly atmosphere difficult clinical challenges are dissected, discussed and reformulated with high ranking experts to achieve the best evidence based path to treatment in depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. To avoid bias, our educational program is completely independent from pharmaceutical support. This year the following topics  will be discussed: : New findings on lithium, Nutritional psychiatry as it relates to mood disorders, Advances in treating bipolar depression and mixed states, Treating cognitive dysfunction in mood disorders, Valproate in women of child bearing potential ,Enduring effect of psychotherapy versus medication in anxiety disorders, Hypochondriasis as an OCD disorder (ICD11). Therapeutic implications, Personalized treatment of TRD, Advances in the treatment of TRD, Advances in technology and digital Psychiatry, Can we reopen blocked genetic pathways in TRD, New antipsychotics in the treatment of depression, Baclofen in anxiety disorders with alcohol dependence, Treatment of disorders of problematic use of internet.

For more information please see the official website.

2019.08.27-31 International Conference on Women, Safety and Health in Asia Kathmandu

Women Safety in Asia 2019_Cultural section event LOGOThe International Conference on Women, Safety and Health in Asia is an EPA Section on Cultural Psychiatry co-organised event and will take place in Kathmandu, Nepal in August 29–31, 2019. In the context of this event some Pre-Conference Workshops will also take place Kathmandu University Dhulikhel in August 27–28, 2019.

The conference will focus on the health of women in Asia, which is increasingly threatened by poverty, discrimination, violence, and other challenges to physical and psychological well-being. These challenges have to be approached by interdisciplinary strategies integrating mental health, general medicine and gynecology, legal and social research and interventions.

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A limited number of scholarships for students and participants from the Asian region will be offered in order to enhance networking and offer low barrier access to the conference, that will be partly covere
d by the general participation fees.ocial research and interventions. Recent research as well as intervention models developed in Asia, by international expert groups, organizations and service providers will be the special focus of the conference.

For more information please visit the official website.