european psychiatric association

Schizophrenia

Section committee

GALDERISI Silvana , Chair

GAEBEL Wolfgang, Co-Chair

MUCCI Armida, Secretary


Aims & Objectives

Section mission

The EPA section “Schizophrenia” is aimed to promote high standards in research, training and clinical practice in its field of interest and to fight the stigma related to the diagnosis of schizophrenia.

Section objectives

  1. To disseminate updated knowledge relevant to etiopathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia
  2. To favour cultural exchanges and cross-fertilization among different approaches to the study of this complex diagnostic entity
  3. To promote early diagnosis and identification of at risk subjects
  4. To raise standards of care
  5. To address ethical issues in research and clinical care involving people with schizophrenia
  6. To identify unmet needs and means to address them
  7. To develop and deliver training courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development
  8. To compare clinical service, training, research and policy across Europe

Activities

Meetings/events

Section Educational Course

Section Educational Course
Description :

2018 Section educational course

Screening Cognitive Impairments in Psychosis Using the Cognitive Assessment Interview; Chairpersons:  Joseph Ventura, USA ; Armida Mucci, Italy

 

 

 

 

Venue :
Venue Nice Convention Center - Room: Risso 7A
Date :
3 March, 2018

Section Symposium

Section Symposium
Description :

"Treating Beyond Symptoms to Improve Outcome: Cognitive Remediation in Psychiatry"

(Chairpersons:  Armida Mucci, Italy ; Wolfgang Gaebel, Germany; Speakers: Matteo Cella, United Kingdom; Antonio Vita, Italy; Merete Nordentoft, Denmark; Gabriele Sachs, Austria)

 

Venue :
Venue: Nice Acropolis Convention Center - Room: Calliope
Date :
4 March, 2018

Section Business Meeting

Section Business Meeting
Description :

2018 Section Business Meeting

 

 

Venue :
Nice Acropolis Convention Centre - Meeting room Gallieni 1
Date :
Monday, March 5, 2018

Section EPA Itinerant Course

Section EPA Itinerant Course
Description :

The Section EPA Itinerant Course “Recognizing and assessing negative symptoms  in patients with schizophrenia” was requested by the Psychiatric Association of Romania and was held in Timisoara on May 17, 2018.

Venue :
Timisoara
Date :
May 17, 2018

Section Symposium

Section Symposium
Description :

"Recovery-Oriented Approach to Severe Mental Disorders: Focusing on Key Variables to Improve Outcome" (Chairpersons:  Silvana Galderisi, Italy; Philip Gorwood, France; Speakers:  Michaela Amering, Austria; Armida Mucci, Italy; Philip Gorwood, France)

Venue :
Venue: Nice Acropolis Convention Center - Room: Calliope
Date :
5 March, 2018

Intersection Symposium

Intersection Symposium
Description :

Intersection Symposium "Gender and Mental Health: Women in Psychiatry - Differences in Career Paths Across Europe"

(Chairpersons:  Silvana Galderisi, Italy; Agata Szulc, Poland; Speakers: Agata Szulc, Poland; Anita Riecher-Rössler, Switzerland; Michaela Amering, Austria; Sophia Frangou, USA)

 

Partners :

EPA Section Women

Venue :
Nice Acropolis Convention Center - Room: Calliope
Date :
5 March, 2018

Intersection Symposium

Intersection Symposium
Description :

Intersection Symposium "New Challenges in the Treatment of Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia"

(Chairpersons:  Silvana Galderisi, Italy; Sonia Dollfus, France; Speakers: Stefan Kaiser, Switzerland, Sonia Dollfus, France; Istvan Bitter, Hungary; Laurent Lecardeur, France).

Partners :

EPA Section Psychopharmacology

Venue :
Nice Acropolis Convention Center - Room: Apollon
Date :
6 March, 2018

Publications

Proposed guidance paper:"Assessment and treatment of negative symptoms"

Proposed guidance paper:"Assessment and treatment of  negative symptoms"
Journal :
European Psychiatry
Journal :
S. Galderisi, A. Mucci, M. Nordentoft, S. Dollfus, S. Kaiser, I. Bitter, P. Falkai, W. Gaebel
Acknowledged as official Section publication ? Yes

Proposed guidance paper: "Assessment and treatment of cognitive impairment"

Proposed guidance paper: "Assessment and treatment of cognitive impairment"
Journal :
European Psychiatry
Journal :
A. Vita, W. Gaebel, A. Mucci, M. Nordentoft, G. Sachs, T. Wykes, S. Galderisi S.
Acknowledged as official Section publication ? Yes

Calendar of Future Activities

Section Business Meeting

Section Business Meeting
Desciption :

2019 Section Business Meeting

Monday, April 8, 2019 hr. 12:00-13:30 Venue: Meeting room 1- Warsaw Expo XXI, Prądzyńskiego 12/14, Warsaw, Poland

Section Symposia

Section Symposia
Desciption :

2019 Section Symposia

"Early Intervention in Psychoses: the State of the Art", within the 27th European Congress of Psychiatry, 6-9 April 2019, Warsaw, Poland

"Virtual Reality in the Assessment and Treatment of Psychotic Disorders", within the 27th European Congress of Psychiatry, 6-9 April 2019, Warsaw, Poland

 

Educational course

Educational course
Desciption :

2019 Section Educational Course 

"Screening Cognitive Impairments in Psychosis Using the Cognitive Assessment Interview" 

Director:  Joseph Ventura, USA ; Co-Director: Armida Mucci, Italy