WPA XVII WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY AT BERLIN

WPA XVII WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY AT BERLIN

An excellent scientific programme with renowned speakers from all over the world. Under the theme “Psychiatry of the 21st Century: Context, Controversies and Commitment” the WPA XVII WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY considered all relevant mental disorders and took a close look at current developments in prevention, diagnostics, therapy and rehabilitation.

This World Congress offered an ideal opportunity to take stock of the state of psychiatry in the early part of the 21st century and share the vision and future direction of exciting developments in the field. In addition to focusing on new developments in research and clinical practice the congress considered the human rights of people with mental illnesses and the German tradition of psychopathology.

The scientific programme appealed  to both national and international professional audiences by offering numerous events in German in addition to its many English language offerings. The language of each event is indicated in the programme.

Main topics

  • Comorbidity of mental and physical diseases
  • Psychiatry and society
  • Prevention of mental illnesses and promotion of mental health
  • German tradition of psychopathology, psychopathology of new diseases worldwide, classification

Opening Ceremony was conducted on 
8 October 2017 | 17:30–18:30
followed by a Networking Reception

Closing Ceremony was conducted on
12 October 2017 | 12:00–13:00

Dr T S Sathyanarayana Rao, Prof of Psychiatry, JSS Hospital presented a topic “HISTORICAL & CLINICAL UNDERSTANDING & MANAGEMENT OF DHAT SYNDROME” in the World Congress.