Barcelona snapshots

Scientific Programme 2018

Definitive

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
AFTERNOON
16:00 - 16:15
Opening ceremony
16:15 - 16:45
Simplicity vs. Complexity in Psychiatry
German E. Berrios (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)
Round table. Models to explain the complexity
Chair: Christoph U. Correll (Hofstra University, USA)
16:45 - 17:30
The psychosocial approach
Jim van Os (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
17:30 - 18:00
Coffee Break
18:00 - 18:45
The neurobiological approach
Sir Robin M. Murray (King's College London, United Kingdom)
18:45 - 19:30
Can technology unravel the complexity of mental disorders?
Thomas R. Insel (MindStrong Health, USA)
19:30 - 20:00
Discussion
Friday, April 20th, 2018
MORNING & AFTERNOON
Round table. Etiological complexities
Chair: Antoni Bulbena (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
9:00 - 9:45
Is gender adding complexity to mental disorders?
Anita Riecher-Rössler (Universität Basel, Switzerland)
9:45 - 10:30
The social determinants of mental health and illness
Sir Michael Marmot (University College London, United Kingdom)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:45
Epigenetics of mental disorders
Art Petronis (University of Toronto, Canada)
11:45 - 12:30
Resilience: a psychobiological construct for psychiatric disorders
Dan J. Stein (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
12:30 - 13:00
Discussion
13:00 - 14:30
Lunch
Round table. Complexities in Psychiatry: psychosis and bipolar disorders
Chair: João Marques Teixeira (Porto University, Portugal)
14:30 - 15:15
At risk mental states
Alison R. Yung (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
15:15 - 16:00
Cognitive symptoms in the recovery of psychosis
Christoph U. Correll (Hofstra University, USA)
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:15
Persecutory delusions
David G. Fowler (University of Sussex, United Kingdom)
17:15 - 18:00
Bipolar depression and rapid cycling
Eduard Vieta (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
18:00 - 18:30
Discussion
Saturday, April 21st, 2018
MORNING
Round table. Complexities in Psychiatry: affective disorders
Chair: Miguel Ángel Roca Bennasar (Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain)
9:00 - 9:45
Antidepressants: refining future treatments approaches
Catherine J. Harmer (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
9:45 - 10:30
New targets for treating depression: inflammation, oxidative stress and neurotrophic factors
Michael Berk (Deakin University, Australia)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:45
Medical comorbidities and affective disorders
Brenda W.J.H. Penninx (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
11:45 - 12:30
Cognitive symptoms as a target for treatment of depression
Guy M. Goodwin (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
12:30 - 13:00
Discussion
13:00 - 13:30
Closing ceremony and awards