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Scientific Programme 2017

April 20-22, 2017

Symposium 2017
Thursday, April 20th, 2017
AFTERNOON
17:45 - 18:00
Opening ceremony
18:00 - 18:30
The Concept of Crisis: history and epistemology
German E. Berrios (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)
Debate. Is psychiatry currently undergoing a crisis?
Chair: Antoni Bulbena (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain)
18:30 - 19:00
Yes, the psychiatric model is on the edge
Richard Bentall (Liverpool University, United Kingdom)
19:00 - 19:30
No, psychiatry is in good health
Simon Wessely (King's College of London, United Kingdom)
19:30 - 20:00
Discussion
Friday, Abril 21st, 2017
MORNING & AFTERNOON
Round table
Chair: Maria Luisa Figueira (Universidade do Lisboa, Portugal)
9:00 - 9:45
The crisis of psychiatric diagnostics and the role of phenomenological psychopathology
Thomas Fuchs (Universität Heidelberg, Germany)
9:45 - 10:30
The crisis of confidence in the DSM paradigm and the future of psychiatric diagnosis
Mario Maj (Università di Napoli, Italia)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffe break
11:00 - 11:45
The contribution of genetics to psychiatric nosology
Nick Craddock (Cardiff University, United Kingdom)
11:45 - 12:30
The RDoC model. Diagnoses based on experimental paradigms and brain disfunctions
Peter McGuffin (King's College of London, United Kingdom)
12:30 - 13:15
Discussion
13:15 - 15:00
Lunch
15:00 - 15:45
Is a better antidepressant the answer?: the future of antidepressant pharmacotherapy beyond the monoamines
Jerrold F. Rosenbaum (Harvard University, USA)
Debate. Controversies on antipsychotic treatment of psychosis.
Chair: Christoph U. Correll (Hofstra University, USA)
15:45 - 16:15
Long term antipsychotic treatments improve life functional prognosis
Wolfgang Fleischhacker (Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
16:15 - 16:45
Long term antipsychotic treatments can worsen life functional prognosis
Lex Wunderink (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands)
16:45 - 17:15
Coffe break
17:15 - 17:45
The controversy of first episodes treatment
Benedicto Crespo-Facorro (Universidad de Cantabria, Spain)
17:45 - 18:30
Discussion
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
MORNING
Round table
Chair: Miquel Casas (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain)
9:00 - 9:45
Can Psychiatry develop primary preventive interventions?
Pim Cuijpers (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
9:45 - 10:30
New approaches in psychotherapy. Is anything more to merge?
Richard Bentall (Liverpool University, United Kingdom)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffe break
11:00 - 11:45
New hopes on physical treatments in psychiatry?
Damiaan Denys (Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
11:45 - 12:30
Digital mental health for common mental health pathologies
David C Mohr (Northwestern University, USA)
12:30 - 13:00
Discussion
13:00 - 13:30
Closing ceremony and awards

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