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Scientific Programme 2016

April 28-30, 2016

Symposium 2016
Thursday, April 28th, 2016
AFTERNOON
17:45 - 18:00
Opening ceremony
Debate
Chair: Jordi Blanch (Barcelona, Spain)
18:00 - 18:30
Psychiatry and its neighbours
German E. Berrios (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)
18:30 - 19:00
Psychiatrization of everyday life
Allen J. Frances (Duke University, USA)
19:00 - 19:45
Discussion
Friday, April 29th, 2016
MORNING & AFTERNOON
Round table
Chair: Narcís Cardoner (Barcelona, Spain)
9:00 - 9:45
Cognitive symptoms in depression
Raymond W. Lam (University of British Columbia, Canada)
9:45 - 10:30
Prodromal features of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
John O'Brien (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffe break
11:00 - 11:45
Psychiatric and medical disorders: inflammation as the underlying link
Lucile Capuron (Université de Bordeaux, France)
11:45 - 12:30
Contributions of biomarkers to the understanding of mental illness
Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg (Universität Heidelberg, Germany)
12:30 - 13:00
Discussion
13:00 - 15:00
Lunch
Debate. Treatment of borderline personality disorder
Chair: Miquel Casas (Barcelona, Spain)
15:00 - 15:30
Pharmacological approach
Víctor Pérez (Univ. de Barcelona, Spain)
15:30 - 16:00
Psychosocial approach
Anthony Bateman (University College London, United Kingdom)
16:00 - 16:30
Discussion
16:30 - 17:00
Coffe break
Debate. Delusions: Nature vs. Nurture
Chair: João Marques Teixeira (Porto, Portugal)
17:00 - 17:030
Nature approach
Christoph U. Correll (Hofstra University, USA)
17:30 - 18:30
Nurture approach
Jim van Os (Maastricht University, The Netherlands)
18:00 - 18:30
Discussion
Saturday, April 30th, 2016
MORNING
Round table
Chair: Eduard Vieta (Barcelona, Spain)
9:00 - 9:45
Is psychiatry neglecting non-psychotic disorders?
Julio Sanjuán (Universidad de Valencia, Spain)
9:45 - 10:30
Are psychological models the best way to understand and manage psychotic disorders?
Elizabeth Kuipers (King's College London, United Kingdom)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffe break
11:00 - 11:45
Psychopathy: pathology or wickedness, where are the boundaries?
Jeremy W. Coid (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom)
11:45 - 12:30
Suicidal behaviour: understandable reaction to difficult life circumstances or preventable disorder?
Ulrich Hegerl (Universität Leipzig, Germany)
12:30 - 13:00
Discussion
13:00 - 13:30
Closing ceremony and awards

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