WPA International Congress (Zone 8) - Future Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities 2013

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  • It is an honor and plea­sure for the World Psy­chi­a­try Asso­ci­a­tion (WPA) to invite you to join us to the WPA Inter­na­tional Con­gress 2013 enti­tled “Future Psy­chi­a­try: Chal­lenges and Oppor­tu­ni­ties” that will take place in Vienna, Aus­tria on Octo­ber 27 – 30, 2013.

    Con­fer­ence Theme

    A psy­chi­a­try, which places the human being at the cen­tre of its diag­no­sis and ther­apy and which is not reduced to con­ven­tional indi­ca­tion med­i­cine with its main focus on ill­ness con­structs, will pri­mar­ily take into account in its treat­ment plan­ning the var­i­ous phys­i­cal, psy­chic and social patho­genetic fac­tus in the patients’ par­tic­u­lar life stage. Such a human-​based psy­chi­a­try will be able to refer not exclu­sively to evidence-​based med­ical data – no mat­ter how essen­tial this remains as the foun­da­tion stone of ratio­nal ther­apy design – but will also have to include in its reme­dies knowl­edge which extends beyond med­i­cine and psy­chi­a­try in the nar­rower sense. The result­ing com­plex­ity of psy­chi­atric diag­nos­tics and treat­ment will be the main focus of our WPA – Con­fer­ence in Vienna.

    The sci­en­tific dis­cus­sions should bring about and pro­mote the fur­ther devel­op­ment of a psy­chi­a­try which once again cen­ters on the whole per­son, a human-​based psy­chi­a­try which extends beyond med­ical con­di­tions and clin­i­cal pic­tures and where the human being again becomes the mea­sure of all things.

    Con­fer­ence Topics

    • Addic­tion
    • Affec­tive disorders
    • Aggres­sion
    • Alco­holism
    • Alzheimer’s dis­ease
    • Ani­mal mod­els in psychiatry
    • Anti­de­men­tia drugs
    • Anti­de­pres­sants
    • Antipsy­chotics
    • Anx­i­ety
    • Anx­i­ety disorders
    • Anx­i­olyt­ics
    • Art and psychiatry
    • Attention-​deficit/​hyperactivity
    • Autism
    • Behav­ioural sciences
    • Bio­log­i­cal markers
    • Bio­log­i­cal psychiatry
    • Bio­log­i­cal rhythms
    • Bipo­lar disorder
    • Child and ado­les­cent psychiatry
    • Clas­si­fi­ca­tion of disorders
    • Clin­i­cal psychopharmacology
    • Cog­ni­tive neuroscience
    • Cog­ni­tive psychotherapy
    • Comor­bid­ity
    • Com­mu­nity psychiatry
    • Com­puter and inter­net applications
    • Con­flict management
    • Cul­tural psychiatry
    • Demen­tia
    • Depres­sion
    • Diag­no­sis
    • Dis­as­ters and men­tal health
    • Drug dependence/​abuse
    • Dual diag­no­sis
    • Early identification/​high risk
    • Eat­ing disorders
    • Ecol­ogy and psychiatry
    • Edu­ca­tion in psychiatry
    • Elec­tro­con­vul­sive therapy
    • Emer­gency psychiatry
    • Epi­demi­ol­ogy
    • Ethics in psychiatry
    • Evidence-​based psychiatry
    • Fam­ily research in psychiatry
    • Genetics/​molecular genetics
    • Group psy­chother­a­pies
    • Health pro­mo­tion
    • His­tory of psychiatry
    • Human­i­ties in psychiatry
    • Human sex­u­al­ity
    • Hyp­notics
    • Impulse con­trol disorders
    • Impul­siv­ity
    • Inter­per­sonal psychotherapy
    • Law & foren­sic psychiatry
    • Lithium
    • Mass media and men­tal health
    • Mem­ory and cog­ni­tive disorders
    • Men­tal health care
    • Men­tal health economics
    • Men­tal retardation
    • Mol­e­c­u­lar neurobiology
    • Mood dis­or­ders
    • Mood sta­bi­liz­ers dis­or­der (ADHD)
    • Neu­roanatomy
    • Neu­ropathol­ogy
    • Neu­ro­chem­istry
    • Neu­rode­vel­op­ment
    • Neu­roimag­ing
    • Neu­ro­phys­i­ol­ogy
    • Neu­ro­pro­tec­tion
    • Neu­ro­trans­mit­ters
    • Obsessive-​compulsive disorder
    • Occu­pa­tional psychiatry
    • Old age psychiatry
    • Panic dis­or­der
    • Pain
    • Per­son­al­ity disorders
    • Pos­i­tive health (func­tion­ing, resilience, resources)
    • Pre­ven­tive psychiatry
    • Pri­vate practice
    • Psy­chi­atric services
    • Psy­chi­a­try in pri­mary care
    • Psy­cho­analy­sis and psy­cho­dy­namic psychiatry
    • Psy­choneu­roen­docrinol­ogy
    • Psy­choneu­roim­munol­ogy
    • Psy­chopathol­ogy
    • Psycho-​oncology
    • Psy­chotic Disorders
    • Psy­chophar­ma­col­ogy
    • Pub­lic health and psychiatry
    • Qual­ity assurance
    • Qual­ity of life
    • Reha­bil­i­ta­tion
    • Research strate­gies and methods
    • Schiz­o­phre­nia
    • Sleep dis­or­ders
    • Social psy­chi­a­try
    • Somato­form disorders
    • Spir­i­tu­al­ity and psychiatry
    • Stress
    • Sui­ci­dal­ity
    • Tor­ture
    • Urban men­tal health
    • Val­ues in psy­chi­atric practice
    • Women’s men­tal health

    Ple­nary Speakers

    • Stephan Doer­ing
    • Jef­frey Alan Lieberman
    • Charles B. Nemeroff
    • Franz Resch
    • Nora D. Volkow
    • Danuta Wasser­man
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