19TH WPA WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY

Psychiatry and mental health narratives have changed extensively over the last centuries. Today, treatment and recovery of mental disorders go hand in hand with promotion and prevention and there is an increased interest in rehabilitation and psycho-social interventions. Yet this was not always the case – these fields of research and intervention have had intricate connections either running in parallel or in confluence but also sometimes in conflict.

Bound in the history of Psychiatry is a search for an identity which has been complex and ultimately was reached by a compromise between empirical and non-empirical vectors coming from neurobiological, psychological and social inputs. Today these have informed public health policies which all aim at the same goal – reaching the highest possible mental wellbeing.

Please join us in Lisbon, Portugal, 21-24 August 2019 to examine and discuss all these crucial issues in psychiatry and mental health, listening to numerous keynote lectures that convoy our present scientific and technological revolution. Certainly, you will profit from up-to-date research data, the best lectures from experts in all fields, a high quality scientific content, interaction between professionals, users and carers, and relevant peer-to-peer networking. Furthermore, whether your contribution is in the field of psychopathology, biologic psychiatry, pharmacotherapy, psychiatric training, psychotherapy, social psychiatry, rehabilitation, prevention or services organization it will surely be vital to further our knowledge.

Lisbon is considered among the most beautiful cities in Europe surprising all newcomers and affectionately saluting frequent visitors. You have the chance to enjoy Portugal which has been consistently, over the last years, an award-winning travel destination for its amazing historical patrimony, it’s culture, natural wonders and the warm-welcoming Portuguese people.

In our Congress you will find a kind-hearted reception, informed scientific discussions, great networking prospects and enjoyable cultural and gastronomical events.

We look forward to seeing you in Lisbon in the summer of 2019.

More…

Related posts

13 June 2018

Fundamental Principles in Mental Health Education

Fundamental Principles in Mental Health Education Alfried Längle, M.D., Ph.D., Guest-Professor at HSE, Moscow, and Sigmund Freud-Univ. (SFU) Vienna, Honorary...

22 April 2016

Prof. Oleg A. Skugarevsky, Chairman of the Belorussian Psychiatric Association, with welcome address to the Congress participants

Prof. Oleg A. Skugarevsky, M.D., Chairman of the Belorussian Psychiatric Association, with welcome address to the Congress participants. DEAR COLLEAGUES AND...

15 March 2016

Sagat A. Altynbekov, President of the Association of Mental Health Specialists of Kazakhstan has joined the International Organizing Committee

Sagat A. Altynbekov, Doctor of Medical Sciences, President of the Association of Mental Health Specialists of the Republic of Kazakhstan;...

18 August 2017

LEADERSHIP OF THE II CONGRESS ON MENTAL HEALTH: MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE XXI CENTURY

(19-21 October 2018, Moscow, Russia)   The Union for Mental Health of Russia announces that the II Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs...

17 April 2018

MENTAL HEALTH AND EDUCATION: PERSONAL EXPERT OPINION BY PROFESSOR SOLOMON TSHIMONG RATAEMANE, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION (South Africa)

Prof. Solomon Tshimong Rataemane, President of the African Psychiatric Association and Allied Professions (2014 – 2017). He is head of...

16 August 2019

International Congress Partners

The III Congress on Mental Health has been honored to be granted co-sponsorship on behalf the leading international professional organizations...

25 December 2017

Merry Christmas!

22 July 2019

23rd Congress of the World Association of Social Psychiatry at Bucharest

Message from the President     Dear Colleagues,   We are delighted to invite you to the 23rd Congress of the...

25 December 2017

DR. JUDY KURIANSKY, THE MAIN REPRESENTATIVE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY AND THE WORLD COUNCIL OF PSYCHOTHERAPY TO THE UNITED NATIONS WILL GIVE A REPORT WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE II CONGRESS

Dr. Judy Kuriansky, the Main representative of the International Association of Applied Psychology and the World Council of Psychotherapy to the...

3 October 2018

Welcome Address from WHO

Dr. Svetlana Akselrod, Assistant Director-General of WHO for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health