european psychiatric association


Section committee

VITA Antonio, Co-Chair
SACHS Gabriele, Secretary

Section mission

This Section's mission is 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

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