european psychiatric association

Welcome to the new EPA President, Prof. Philip Gorwood

The EPA is pleased to announce that Prof. Philip Gorwood has taken on his new role as EPA President, as of 7 April 2019, for a mandate of 2 years. Prof. Gorwood is Professor of Psychiatry at Sainte-Anne Hospital and Head of…

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EPA Board Elections: welcome to the new members!

The EPA is pleased to welcome the newly elected EPA Board members: Andrea Fiorillo – Italy Cécile Hanon – France Diego Palao Vidal – Spain Meryam Schouler-Ocak – Germany Agata Szulc – Poland Jan Wise – United Kingdom Their mandate…

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New NPAs Steering Committee

The EPA is pleased to welcome the new Steering Committee of the EPA Council of NPAs, composed of: Chair: Simavi Vahip, Turkey Vice-chair: Jerzy Samochowiec, Poland Secretary: Bernardo Carpiniello, Italy Find out more about the Committee’s role

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EFPT announces Porto Research Award deadline and jury

Upon the invitation of the European Federation of Psychatric Trainees (EFPT), Prof. Silvana Galderisi, EPA President, will be a member of the jury for the Porto Research Award. The EFPT Porto Research Award will give a donation of €10,000 to…

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Bulgaria Reform Report: The EPA advises for mental health services

In 2018, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) was invited to appoint an official team to visit and review mental health services in Bulgaria and advise the Ministry of Health regarding recommendations for a reform in mental health services. For the…

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Board Elections at EPA 2019 Warsaw – Apply now!

The next European Psychiatric Association Board will be elected during the General Assembly on Sunday, 7 April 2019 in Warsaw. The EPA Board is vested with the broadest powers to act on behalf of the EPA and to perform any…

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The “New horizons for person-centred research and care” report is out

The report of the Interest Group on Mental health, Well-being and Brain disorders meeting entitled “New horizons for person-centred mental health research and care” is now published. The event which took place on 3 December in the European Parliament in…

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Launch report on sustainable approach to depression

On 5 December 2018, Julian Beezhold (EPA Secretary General) and Tomas Zdechovsky (MEP) chaired the meeting of the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well-being and Brain Disorders, during which the Health Policy Partnership (HPP) launched the final report of the project…

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Joint EU event with the EPA and GAMIAN

On 3 December, the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well-being and Brain Disorders held a meeting entitled “New horizons for person-centred mental health research and care”. This event is jointly organised by the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) and GAMIAN-Europe. The aim…

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