On Demand Sessions

On Demand Sessions

Symposia submitted by the general public

-NEW STRATEGIES OF FIGHTING STIGMA
Chair: Norman Sartorius, Switzerland

-Reducing stigma of mental illness: Lessons learned
Norman Sartorius, Switzerland

-Changing how we see mental illness – opening minds
Michael Pietrus, Canada

-Significance of work capacity recovery and its implications for other activities: cost-effectiveness concepts for antistigma
Tsuyoshi Akiyama, Japan

-SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS IN A SPECIAL POPULATION: AN INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION
Chair: Javier Escobar, USA

-A history of Universidad de Antioquia/US Institutions Global collaborations in psychiatric research on the ‘paisa’ population
Carlos Lopez Jaramillo, Colombia

-Preliminary observations on clinical phenomenology and cognitive status of patients with severe mental disorders in the ‘paisa’ population
Nelson Freimer, USA

-Innovative strategies to study the genetics and the phenomenology of severe mental disorders in the ‘paisa’ population
Loes Olde Loohuis, USA

-DO BIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT MAKE MEN AND WOMEN DIFFERENT IN THEIR VULNERABILITY TO PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ?
Chair: Marc Potenza, USA

-Brain biology and gender with respect to substance and behavioral addictions
Marc Potenza, USA

-Biological measurements of male and female physiological differences
TBA

Hormones, interactions with environment and gender differences
Xavier Labad, Spain

-CHILDHOOD ADVERSITY AND THE COMORBIDITY BETWEEN MOOD AND GENERAL MEDICAL DISORDERS: FROM ASSOCIATION TO MECHANISMS
Chair: José Oliveira, Portugal

-Childhood maltreatment and the medical burden of bipolar disorders : associations and mediators
Bruno Etain, France

Childhood adversity and the adult-onset of comorbid depression and general medical disorders
José Oliveira, Portugal

Childhood maltreatment severity is associated with elevated C-reactive protein and shorter telomere length in adults with schizophrenia and bipolar diagnoses
Monica Aas, Norway

-VESTIBULAR SIGNALS IN NEURODEGENERATIVE AND NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Chair: Ana Maria Soza Reid, Chile

-The vestibular system, memory, and the hippocampus
Paul Smith, New Zealand

-Vestibular Stimulation coadjuvant treatment for resistant major depression
Ana Maria Soza Reid, Chile

-Predicting rTMS efficacy and Diagnosing Dementia type using Electrovestibulography
Brian Lithgow, Australia

-THE ART AND SCIENCE OF REDUCING AND STOPPING PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS
Chair: David Taylor, UK

-The right way and the wrong way to stop psychiatric medication: antipsychotics and benzodiazepines
Mark Horowitz, United Kingdom

-The right way and the wrong way to stop psychiatric medication: antidepressants and mood stabilisers
David Taylor, UK

-The role of Clinical Pharmacopsychology in the management of antidepressants discontinuation
Fiammetta Cosci, Italy

-MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOCOSIAL PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION EXPERIENCES ACROSS DIFFERENT HUMANITARIAN SETTINGS
Chair: German Casas, Colombia

-Mental health and psychosocial program in a context of armed conflict and post-conflict in Colombia
German Casas, Colombia

-Mental health and psychosocial program in refugee camps in Tanzania
Carolina Echeverri, Switzerland

-A community mental health service in Liberia
Miguel Palma, Portugal

-BIPOLAR DISORDER – NEW ERA OF TREATMENTS: HIGH DOSE LEVOTHYROXINE AND RTMS TREATMENT IN BIPOLAR DISORDER
Chair: Theodoros Koutsomitros, Greece

-Bipolar disorders guidelines: where do High dose Levothyroxine and repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) sit
Antonis Zamar, United Kingdom

-Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS): a new era of mental health therapies
Theodoros Koutsomitros, Greece

-Bipolar disorder patient genetic profile: implications in the use of high dose Levothyroxine
Abbi Lulsegged, United Kingdom

-THE IMPACT OF DISCRIMINATION IN MENTAL HEALTH – A HUMAN RIGHTS PERSPECTIVE
Chair: Jose Arellano, Mexico

-Disability: seeking integration between the medical model and the social model
Jose Arellano, Mexico

-Racism in Latin America and the Caribbean and its impact on collective mental health
Carlos Franco, Mexico

-Aging and decision capacity
Nancy Colimon, Mexico

-OCD: ENIGMA WRAPPED IN A RIDDLE
Chair: Digvijay Goel, New Zealand

-The hidden epidemic
Karyn Whatson, New Zealand

-Diagnostic dilemmas
Nagesh Pai, Australia

-The bottom line
Mohan Isaac, Australia

-IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Chair: Ahsan Nazeer, Qatar

-Impact of COVID-19 on mental health of children and adolescents in Qatar
Ahsan Nazeer, Qatar

-Multidimensional impact of COVID-19 on children and adolescents in Pakistan
Nazish Imran, Pakistan

-Lockdown and mental health of youth: Challenges and solutions
Sadiq Naveed, USA

-MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE – CHALLENGES AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Chair: Nikolina Jovanovic, UK

-Improving psychosocial treatment for psychosis – results from Impulse
Nikolina Jovanovic, UK

-Implementation of community mental health care – results from RECOVER-E
Laura Shields-Zeeman, Netherlands

-Overview of mental health reform over the past two decades
Stojan Bajraktarov, Macedonia

CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN PSYCHIATRY: NOVEL APPROACHES
Chair: Andrea Tocca, UK

-Prescribing in crisis in the UK and new model in North East of UK
Andrea Tocca, UK

-Effectiveness of home-based treatment in Crisis and hurdles in delivering care in different systems
Vishal Shah, UK

-Crisis management in developing nations
Aditya Mahindru, India

-RELAPSE PREVENTION IN SCHIZOPHRENIA – CHALLENGES AND NEXT STEPS
Chair: Jose Rubio, USA

-Long-term treatment continuity with antipsychotic drugs in schizophrenia
Heidi Taipale, Finland

-Computerized adaptive testing in psychosis: opportunities for relapse prevention
Daniel Guinart, Spain

-How to make an effective presentation of a trial with a long acting injectable antipsychotic
John Kane, USA

-THE EFFECT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Chair: Norma Verdolini, Italy

-The impact of the covid 19 pandemic on mental health
Brisa Solé, Spain

-Resilience during the covid 19 pandemic in psychiatric patients
Norma Verdolini, Italy

-Cognitive performance in psychiatric patients during the lockdown
Laura Montejo, Spain

-MEDICAL EDUCATION DURING PANDEMIA
Chair: Estefania Garcia, Colombia

-Challenges of teaching psychiatry: A teamwork effort at Universidad del Rosario
Estefania Garcia, Colombia

-Education and training for humanitarian responses in psychiatry
Helen Herrman, Australia

-Difficulties faced by medical students during pandemia times: The challenge of the virtual world
Carlos Palacio-Acosta, Colombia

-RESOURCE-ORIENTED INTERVENTIONS FOR SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS. DIALOG+, MEETING WITH VOLUNTEERS AND FAMILY INTERVENTIONS
Chair: Stefan Priebe, UK

-Effectiveness of a structured intervention to improve clinical meetings (DIALOG+) with patients with severe mental illness in Colombia
Stefan Priebe, United Kingdom

-Experiences and outcomes of group volunteer befriending with patients with severe mental illness: an exploratory mixed-methods study in Colombia
Carlos Gómez-Restrepo, Colombia

-Outcomes of multi-family groups in the treatment on patients with severe mental illnesses: an exploratory non-controlled trial in Colombia
Camilo Cabarique, Colombia

-SOCIAL SCIENCES PERSPECTIVES ON TRAUMA AND SUICIDE
Chair: Renato Antunes dos Santos, Canada

-Trauma and suicide among refugees in high-income countries
Bipin Ravindran, Australia

-Discourses of survival: trauma and post-traumatic growth in oncology
Michael Saraga, Switzerland

-Social risk factors for the development of Posttraumatic stress disorder
Marcelo Feijo de Mello ,Brazil

-WOMEN IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Chair: Florence Thibaut, France

-Women’s Mental Health in the Time of Covid-19 Pandemic
Florence Thibaut, France

-Gender differences in reaction to COVID 19 in people with autism
Patricia van Wijngaarden – Cremers, Netherlands

-The national response to COVID-19 in Africa and Middle East with respect to it’s impact on Women
Gihan ELNahas, Egypt

-LONG-ACTING INJECTABLE ANTIPSYCHOTICS (LAIS): THE AUSTRALASIAN EXPERIENCE
Chair: Digvijay Goel, New Zealand

-Galaxy of long acting antipsychotics: What is different
Shailesh Kumar, New Zealand

-Is there an early role for the LAIs?
Nagesh Pai, Australia

-Looking ahead
Mohan Isaac, Australia

-STRUGGLES AND EXPECTATIONS: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON FEMALE HEALTHCARE WORKERS ACROSS THE GLOBE
Chair: Noor Melissa Nor Hadi, Malaysia

-An outlook from Malaysia: Impact of the “new norm” on female healthcare workers
Noor Melissa Nor Hadi, Malaysia

-Challenges faced by female International medical graduates: perspectives from Wales
Asha Dhandapani, Untied Kingdom

-Presentation on challenges faced by female health care workers during covid19 pandemic in Myanmar
Su Myat Yadanar, Myanmar

-HIDDEN CRISIS: PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDMEIC ON MEDICAL STUDENTS AROUND THE GLOBE
Chair: Muhammad Waqar Azeem, Qatar

-COVID-19 and challenges for mental health of medical students: Qatar experience
Muhammad Waqar Azeem, Qatar

-COVID-19 and impact on mental health of medical students in Pakistan
Nazish Imran, Pakistan

-COVID-19 and impact on mental health of medical students in Canada
Khalid Bazaid, Canada

-ESTABLISHMENT OF THE QUALITY ASSURANCE MECHANISM FOR STRENGTHENING DRUG TREATMENT SYSTEMS AND SERVICES IN LINE WITH UNODC-WHO INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR TREATMENT OF DRUG USE DISORDERS
Chair: Wataru Kashino, Austria

-Experiences, results and lessons learned from the quality assurance mechanism piloting in twenty-four low and middle income countries
Wataru Kashino, Austria

-Development of the quality assurance mechanism and tools for drug treatment systems and services as implementation tool of the UNODC-WHO international standards
Dzmitry Krupchanka, Switzerland

-Experiences in the implementation of quality assurance for drug treatment in Latin America: Institutional conditions and policy development
Olga Toro-Devia, Chile

LANGUAGE AND MENTAL DISORDERS, A DEEPER LOOK
Chair: Frédérique Gayraud, France

-Schizophrenia and dementia, about language and functionality
Alexie Vallejo-Silva

-Spontaneous speech and psychiatry: a case series
Angela Martinez Rodriguez

-Beyond linguistics: The relationship, between language behavior and executive functions
Frédérique Gayraud, France

-ENHANCING RESILIENCE AND MENTAL HEALTH OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS THROUGH AN INTEGRATED FAMILY APPROACH – THE FRAMERS STUDY IN THE UK, KENYA AND INDIA
Chair: Debasish Basu, India

-Framers study: context, rationale and overview
Debasish Basu, India

-Framers study: the Kenyan experience
Victoria Mutiso, Kenya

-Framers study: the Indian experience
Sugandha Nagpal, India

-MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION AND PREVENTION. EXPOSING STUDENTS TO DIFFERENT WAYS OF THINKING ABOUT HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE
Chair: Rodrigo Ramalho, New Zealand

-Thoughts of 2700 medical students from Turkey on prevention and mental health promotion
Bulent Coskun, Turkey

-Population Health Intensive Week. Introducing medical students in New Zealand to health promotion and population health
Rodrigo Ramalho, New Zealand

-Prevention in action. Looking after university students’ mental health and providing support
Maya Kulygina, Russian Federation

-SOCIAL MEDIA AND MENTAL HEALTH
Chair: Juan Cano, Colombia

-La personalidad del psiquiatra digital en Mexico
Edilberto Peña de León, Mexico

-Medios sociales en población diversa: implicaciones en salud mental
Juan Cano, Colombia

-El opinador y el profesional: equilibrio del papel del psiquiatra en redes sociales
Milton Murillo, Colombia

-MODELS OF TRAINING AND SUPERVISION IN HUMANITARIAN CONTEXTS, REMOTELY AND FACE TO FACE
Chair: Carolina Echeverri, Switzerland

-Mental health training and supervision models in humanitarian contexts and the example of Middle East
Miguel Palma, Portugal

-Building capacities in mental health care and ensuring sustainable supervision: the experience of MSF in Mexico and Honduras
Carolina Echeverri, Switzerland

-MSF projects in Colombia – mental health training and supervision strategy during a pandemic
Daniel Macías, Colombia

-YOUTH HEALTH-RISK BEHAVIORS IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: CHANGING TRENDS AMONG COUNTRIES AND COVID-19 INFLUENCES
Chair: Sawitri Assanangkornchai, Thailand

-Health-risk behaviors among Thai youth: comparison between generations
Sawitri Assanangkornchai, Thailand

-Youth’s health at risk: Highlighting substance-use and gaming behaviors during COVID-19 in Indonesia
Kristiana Siste, Indonesia

-Evidence of declined youth drinking in high-income countries
John Saunders, Australia

-CAREGIVER BURDEN AND EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
Chair: Carolina Jimenez-Madiedo, Colombia

-The caregiver burden in Schizophrenia
Carolina Jimenez-Madiedo, Colombia

-Interventions for caregivers of young adults with Schizophrenia
Raul Condemarin, USA

-Interventions for caregivers of older adults with Schizophrenia
Carl Cohen, USA

-IMPACT OF RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION ON MENTAL HEALTH – WHAT CAN WE DO?
Chair: Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Germany

-Emotional impact of racism and the handling of it – how can we support each other?
Solomon Rataemane, South Africa

-Discrimination, poor mental health and mental health – how can we overcome it?
Levent Küey, Turkey

-Discrimination and racism in treatment procedures – what can we do?
Sergio Javier Villaseñor-Bayardo, Mexico

-UNDERSTANDING THE VARIATION AND COMPLEXITY OF THE SUICIDAL PROCESS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Chair: Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Germany

-Suicidality, trauma and covid-19 pandemic
Marianne Kastrup, Denmark

-Overview on current research on suicidality in vulnerable groups e.g. refugees and immigrants during the covid-19 pandemic
Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Germany

-International and national suicide prevention strategies, e.g. for the Vietnamese community in Australia
Harry Minas, Australia

-INTERFACE OF NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY
Chair: E. Mohandas Warrier, India

-Psychiatry mimics of neurology
Mohan Madhusudanan, India

-Aggression – neuroscience correlates
Shabbir Amanullah, Canada

-Selection of psychotropics in neurological patients
Keshavan Matchery, USA

-ADHD: DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT CHALLENGES IN LMIC COMPARED TO NORTH AMERICA
Chair: Nasar Khan, Pakistan

-Why there is a diagnostic and management differences in LMIC and Developed countries
Nasar Khan, Pakistan

-ADHD and its presentations
Amina Nasar, Canada

-Why ADHD diagnosis is complicated
TBA

-DELETERIOUS CONSEQUENCES OF SOCIAL ISOLATION. THE ELDERLY SURVIVING THE PANDEMIC
Chair: Bernardo Ng, USA

-Deleterious effects of prolonged isolation in community dwelling residents
Ruby Castilla, USA

-Strategies to prevent isolation at a geriatric center during the pandemic
Nancy Colimon-Ardila, Mexico

-Social effects of the pandemic in the elderly
Bernardo Ng, USA

-CROSS-BOUNDARY COLLABORATION TOWARD MENTAL HEALTH FRIENDLY CITIES
Chair: Suresh Kumar, India

-The role of partnerships and cross generation collaboration in creating mental health friendly cities
Rafael Miranda, Colombia

-Youth-driven mental health transformation in communities
Yvonne Ochieng, Kenya

-Transforming mental health in schools using a whole school approach
Suresh Kumar, India

-PSYCHIATRY TRAINEES’ AND ECP’S WORK ON REFUGEE MENTAL HEALTH – EFPT ‘PSYCHIATRY ACROSS BORDERS’ WORKING GROUP SYMPOSIUM
Chair: Ioan-Costin Matei, Germany

-The covid-19 pandemic and mental health of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants
Justo Pinzon Espinosa, Spain

-The challenges of providing mental healthcare to forcibly displaced people in Germany
Ioan-Costin Matei, Germany

-Remap: an intervention for refugee’s mental health awareness and promotion designed by Portuguese trainees
Ana Filipa Martins da Silva, Portugal

-GENDER DIFFERENCES IN STRESS RESPONSE AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF MENTAL HEALTH
Chair: Rutger Jan van der Gaag, Netherlands

-Violence against women during the pandemic: the example of Latin America
Vicky Valdez, Ecuador

-Vulnerability in underprivileged women in pregnancy
Silvia Gaviria, Colombia

-Gender and stress regulation: importance of economic autonomy in women
Rutger Jan van der Gaag, Netherlands

-MENTAL HEALTH AND FORCED MIGRATION: WORKING WITH IMMIGRANTS AND DISPLACED POPULATIONS IN COLOMBIA AND USA
Chair: Pamela Montano Arteaga, USA

-Integrating trauma informed care and socio-cultural perspectives in the work with victims of forced migration
Pamela Montano Arteaga, USA

-Trauma-informed care: a framework for research and evaluation of mental health programs for immigrants and internally-displaced populations in Colombia
Whitney Cordoba ,Colombia

-Creating collaboration networks to integrate services for women victims of violence and internal conflicts in Latin America
Ruby Castilla, USA

-WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT PSYCHOSIS FROM RESEARCH IN UNDERSTUDIED POPULATIONS AND SETTINGS SUCH AS LATIN AMERICA?
Chair: Nicolas Crossley, Chile

-Cognition in subjects with schizophrenia across 5 Latin American countries: results from the Andes network
Letícia Sanguinetti Czepielewski, Brazil

-Structural brain abnormalities in schizophrenia in adverse environments: examining the effect of poverty and violence in six Latin American cities
Nicolas Crossley, Chile

-Genetic studies of severe mental illness in special populations of Latin America: The paisa project and beyond
Ana Díaz-Zuluaga, USA

-DIGITAL MENTAL HEALTH: ASSISTING FROM HELP-SEEKING TO DELIVERING COMMUNITY AND INDIVIDUAL APPROPRIATE CARE
Chair: Laura Ospina-Pinillos, Colombia

-Help-seeking in university students. Can technology assist?
Andres Rangel Martinez-Villalba, Colombia

-Online emotional support programs: assisting communities and reaching vulnerable populations
Laura Ospina-Pinillos, Colombia

-Digital mental health affordable care for young populations
Michael Krausz, Canada

-INSIGHT, FROM MENTAL HEALTH TO CLINICAL UTILITY
Chair: Lucas Manarte, Portugal

-Insight and measurement instruments
Lucas Manarte, Portugal

-Biological and neurochemical basis of insight
João Saldanha, Portugal

-Insight in anorexia nervosa and schizophrenia: a continuum?
Phillibert Duriez, France

-MEASUREMENT-BASED CARE IN A DIGITAL AGE
Chair: Ian Hickie, Australia

-New digital technologies to transform the delivery of health care
Ian Hickie, Australia

-Using advanced decision analytic tools to improve decision-making in mental health
Jo-An Occhipinti, Australia

-Closing the digital health gap in low- and middle-income countries
Laura Ospina-Pinillos, Colombia

-CAPACITY BUILDING AT THE PRIMARY CARE LEVEL: THE MEXICO AND USA EXPERIENCE
Chair: Bernardo Ng, USA

-Mental health in primary care in Nebraska, USA
Melissa O’Dell, USA

-Development of an interactive online curriculum for primary care providers
Marley Doyle, USA

-Training primary care physicians in depression, anxiety and suicide in Mexico
Bernardo Ng, USA

-ASSISTED DEATH, MENTAL ILLNESS, AND THE ROLE OF PSYCHIATRY
Chair: AK. Sonu Gaind, Canada

-The role of psychiatry in patients seeking death
Rebecca Brendel, USA

-MAID in Canada: lightning fast changes in half a dozen years
K. Sonu Gaind, Canada

-Irremediability and mental illnesses: an empirical and conceptual review
Marie Nicolini, Belgium

-COVID-19, FAR MORE THAN AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE: A SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY PERSPECTIVE
Chair: K. Sonu Gaind, Canada

-COVID-19: Beyond an infectious pandemic
K. Sonu Gaind, Canada

-COVID-19 impacts on family systems and youth mental health
Vincenzo Di Nicola, Canada

-COVID 19: Opportunities and alliances
Rama Rao Gogineni, USA

-TELEPSYCHIATRY IN MENTAL HEALTH SUBSPECIALTIES
Chair: Laura Orsolini, Italy

-Telepsychiatry in adolescent psychiatry
Laura Orsolini, Italy

-Telepsychiatry in perinatal psychiatry
Sachin Nagendrappa, India

-Telepsychiatry in addiction medicine
Rodrigo Ramalho, New Zealand

-AI AND DEEP LEARNING IN PSYCHIATRY: DEEP NEURAL NETWORK MOOD-ANALYZER, LIFE-APP, PERSONALIZED RECOMMENDER SYSTEMS
Chair:  Chris Kielan, UK

-AI and fuzzy logic expert system for depressive episodes monitoring within primary and secondary care systems, why we need to use 4 degrees  in assessment of intensity
Chris Kielan, UK

-Deep Neural Network Mood Analyser
Krzysztof Michalik, Poland

-The deployment of Recommender systems (RSs) techniques in mental healthcare
Mila Kwiatkowska, Canada

-POSITIVE PSYCHIATRY
Chair: Samantha Boardman, USA

-What is positive psychiatry?
Samantha Boardman, USA

-Positive psychiatry in patients with addictions and personality disorders
Edgar Casillas Guzman, Mexico

-Mindfulness and positive psychiatry in the management of children and adolescents with anxiety and depression disorders during the covid-19 pandemic
Eva García Armendáriz, Mexico

-ROLE OF TYPE 2 CANNABINOID RECEPTORS IN DRUG ADDICTION AND OTHER PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Chair: Emmanuel Onaivi, USA

-Impact of dopamine and microglia cell specific deletion of cannabinoid cb2 receptors in neurodevelopment
Ana Canseco-Alba, Mexico

-Cb2r gene and environmental interaction in the development of psychiatric disorders
Hiroki Ishiguro, Japan

-The endocannabinoid system: from genes to behavior
Jorge Manzanares, Spain

-MULTIMODAL NEUROCOGNITIVE BIOMARKERS OF MENTAL DISORDERS AND NEURODEGENERATION IN LATINOAMERICA
Chair: Agustín Ibáñez, Argentina

-Neurocognitive and phenomenological markers of mental time travel in neurodegeneration and psychiatry
Diana Matallana, Colombia

-Subgenual anterior cingulate cortex controls sadness-induced modulations of cognitive and emotional network hubs
Juan Ramirez-Mahaluf, Chile

-Computational approaches to predict violence and sub-syndromic mental symptoms
Hernando Santamaría-Garcia, Colombia

-SCALING UP SCIENCE-BASED MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS IN LATIN AMERICA: IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH
Chair: William Torrey, USA

-Scaling up science-based mental health interventions in Latin America: the DIADA project – model and findings
William Torrey, USA

-Barriers and facilitators for the implementation and integration of a mental healthcare model in primary care in Colombia: perspectives of patients, providers and administrators
Carlos Gómez-Restrepo, Colombia

-The role of technology for the implementation and the adaptation of a mental healthcare model in primary care during the covid-19 pandemic
Lisa Marsch, USA

-NARRATIVE PSYCHIATRY: INTEGRATING RELATIONSHIP AND MEANING WITH NEUROSCIENCE
Chair: Lewis Mehl-Madrona, USA

-The philosophical and neuroscience basis for a narrative approach in psychiatry
Lewis Mehl-Madrona, USA

-Narrative psychotherapy — similarities and differences from cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and psychoanalytic methods
Barbara Mainguy, Canada

-Implementing a narrative approach into psychiatric diagnostic interviewing and treatment
Anna Ulanova, UK

-CHALLENGES IN THE PROVISION ON PSYCHIATRY EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN LATIN AMERICA, LESSONS FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Chair: Juan Evangelista Tercero Gaitán Buitrago, Colombia

-Challenges in making an inclusive academic event in resource scarce settings
Juan Evangelista Tercero Gaitán Buitrago, Colombia

-Providing specialist training in psychiatric services at high risk for covid-19
Maria Rivera Encinas, Peru

-Undergraduate psychiatric education in the context of mandatory national lockdown – challenges, strategies and psychological burden of medical students
Andrea Guzman, Colombia

-MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE – THE IMPLUSE AND RECOVER PROGRAM
Chair: Nikolina Jovanovic, UK

-Improving psychosocial treatment for psychosis – results from IMPULSE
Nikolina Jovanovic, UK

-Implementation of community mental health care – results from RECOVER-E
Laura Shields-Zeeman, Netherlands

-Overview of mental health reform over the past two decades
Stojan Bajraktarov, North Macedonia

-PHYSICIAN AID-IN-DYING (PAD) REQUESTS BY PERSONS WITH MENTAL DISORDERS
Chair: Manuel Trachsel, Switzerland

-History and current developments in physician aid-in-dying for persons with mental disorders
Andres Ricardo Schneeberger, USA

-Challenges of physician aid-in-dying requests in forensic psychiatry
Irina Franke, Germany

-Ethics of physician aid-in-dying for persons with mental disorders
Manuel Trachsel, Switzerland

-TELE-MENTAL HEALTH IN HUMANITARIAN SETTINGS (BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER COVID-19 PANDEMIC)
Chair: German Casas, Colombia

-A brief landscape of remote mental health care in humanitarian world
German Casas, Colombia

-Tele-mental health: experiences and challenges adapting MSF mental health and psychosocial activities during Covid-19 pandemic
Miguel Palma, Portugal

-Buenaventura program – 3 years of tele-psychological support to survivors of urban and sexual violence in Colombia
Daniel Macías, Colombia

DETECTING THE UNDETECTABLE: CREATING A TOOLKIT FOR PSYCHIATRISTS TO SCREEN, IDENTIFY AND TREAT VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Chair: Rachel Natasha Varadarajulu, USA

-Resources and organizations that combat human trafficking
Archadhaa Sivakanthan, USA

-Red flags and identification of Children that are victims of human trafficking
Ana Filipa Cruz Martins da Silva, Portugal

-Screening tools for victims of human trafficking- children and adult
Livia Pischiutta, Italy

-PSYCHONEUROENDOCRINOLOGY OF COGNITIVE, EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES TO STRESS AND RESILIENCE
Chair: Gustavo Eduardo Tafet, Argentina

-Neurobiology of Resilience
Miguel Cedeño Tello, Panama

-Neurophysiologic and epigenetic factors associated to emotional regulation
Sonia Tabares, Colombia

-Psychoneuroendocrinology of stress and resilience
Gustavo Eduardo Tafet, Argentina

-INTERSECTIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CLASSIFICATION IN PSYCHIATRY: TOWARDS A PERSON-CENTERED & NEUROSCIENCE INFORMED CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
Chair: Ihsan Salloum, USA

-Pathophysiological validity & clinical utility: The two objectives of the diagnostic system
Ihsan Salloum, USA

-ICD-11: A critical appraisal of its clinical utility
Elvia Velasquez, Colombia

-The formulation of comorbidity in comprehensive diagnostic systems
Juan Mezzich, USA

-IF WE WANT OUR PATIENTS TO CHANGE, FIRST WE HAVE TO CHANGE OURSELVES
Chair: Alberto Fergusson, Colombia

-What did the world-wide evidence teach us about improvement and recovery in Schizophrenia?
Courtenay Harding, USA

-What do family caregivers of schizophrenia patients need?
Johannes Wancata, Austria

-How the new post covid world can help those recovering from Schizophrenia
Alberto Fergusson, Colombia 

-IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PSYCHIATRY TRAINING- INNOVATIONS IN ADVERSITY, A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Chair: Deepa Bagepalli Krishnan, UK

-Psychiatry training during COVID-19- overcoming barriers in psychiatry training, an Asian perspective
Sachin Nagendrappa, India

-The impact of COVID-19 on psychiatry training in Africa
Jibril I. M Handuleh, Ethiopia

-Innovations in adversity- the role of association of university teachers of psychiatry (AUTP) in promoting psychiatric education during COVID-19 in the UK
Deepa Bagepalli Krishnan, UK

-TRAINING PSYCHIATRISTS FOR THEIR TASKS IN THE 21ST CENTURY 

-Health promotion in cities: The roles of psychiatrists
Norman Sartorius, Switzerland

-Meeting the challenge of on line teaching with Expert Patient’ – making the transition from face to face interviews to the virtual platform
Sridevi Sira Mahalingappa, UK, Simon Rose, UK, Alexa Sidwell, UK

-New educational tools in WPA during the COVID-19 pandemic
Roger Ng, China

THE WHO QUALITYRIGHTS INITIATIVE: PROMOTING THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH PSYCHOSOCIAL DISABILITIES ACROSS COUNTRIES
Chair: Mauro Giovanni Carta, Italy 

-TESTING THE WHO QUALITYRIGHTS TRAINING: A NEW INTERVENTION TO PROMOTE THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH PSYCHOSOCIAL DISABILITIES
Maria Francesca Moro, USA

-THE QUALITYRIGHTS INITIATIVE IN GHANA: A NATIONWIDE EVALUATION STUDY
Akwasi Osei, Ghanna

-EMPOWERING PERSONS WITH PSYCOSOCIAL DISABILITIES TO FIGHT FOR THEIR RIGHTS: IMPLEMENTING OF THE CRPDAND QUALITY RIGHTS PRINCIPLES
Mauro Giovanni Carta, Italy 

Symposia submitted by WPA Sections

FIGHTING STIGMA OF MENTAL ILLNESSES: REPORTS FROM THE AMERICAN REGION AND JAPAN (Stigma and Mental Health Section)
Chair: Tsuyoshi Akiyama, Japan

-RECENT ANTI-STIGMA ACTIVITIES IN LATIN AMERICA
Franco Mascayano, USA

-REVIEW ON DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE
Renato Oliveira e Souza, USA

-GREAT STEP FORWARD: HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PEER SUPPORTER IN JAPAN
Tsuyoshi Akiyama, Japan

URBAN LIFE, SOCIAL ISOLATION AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN THE COVID-19 ERA (Urban Mental Health Section)
Chair: Takahiro Kato, Japan

-FORCED SOCIAL ISOLATION DUE TO COVID-19 AND THE FORTHCOMING MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS IN URBAN CITIES IN JAPAN
Takahiro Kato, Japan

-USING NETWORK ANALYSIS TO IDENTIFY CENTRAL SYMPTOMS OF INTERNET ADDICTION AND DEPRESSION AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN MACAU DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Yutao Xiang, China

-THE MENTAL HEALTH OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN URBAN SITES: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE POST-PANDEMIC WORLD
Christian Kieling, Brazil

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT, RESOLUTION, AND MENTAL HEALTH: THE 2020 NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR (Conflict Management & Resolution Section)
Chair: Elliot Sorel, USA

-CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION IN THE CAUCASUS: THE WPA-CMCR NAGORNO-KARABAKH MISSION
Jibril Handuleh, Ethiopia

-A PSYCHIATRIST IN BAKU: MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES IN AZERBAIJAN DURING AND AFTER THE 2020 NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR
Nigar Arif, Azerbaijan

-A PSYCHIATRIST IN YEREVAN: MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES IN ARMENIA DURING AND AFTER THE 2020 NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR
Tatevik Khachatryan, Armenia

-SUICIDE AND SUICIDE PREVENTION IN COUNTRIES IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA (Suicidology Section)
Chair: Danuta Wasserman, Sweden

-EARLY DETECTION ON SUICIDAL IDEATION AND RISK FACTORS AMONG HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN DKI JAKARTA, INDONESIA
Nova Yusuf, Indonesia

-SUICIDE IN OLDER ADULTS: CURRENT PERSPECTIVES FROM THAILAND
Prakarn Thomyangkoon, Thailand

-SUICIDE PREVENTION IN MALAYSIA: A TRYST WITH HOPE AND CAUTION
Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam, Malaysia

-CARING FOR DISABILITY AND AUTISM IN HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCIES (Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability Section)
Chair: Kerim Munir, USA

-UN DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS ACTIVITIES ON IDD: 70 YEAR JOURNEY TO ACHIEVE INCLUSION AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) 2030
Kerim Munir, USA

-WORKING WITH CHILDREN WITH INTELLECTUAL/DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND AUTISM IN COMPLEX HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCIES
Ramzi Nasir, UK

-PSYCHOSOCIAL, CULTURAL AND MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS OF PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND THEIR FAMILIES AMONG THE SYRIAN REFUGEES
Ozgur Oner, Turkey

-MENTAL HEALTH IN EMERGING ADULTHOOD: THE FACETS OF PREVENTION (Preventative Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Marija Mitkovic-Voncina, Serbia

-LIFESTYLE PSYCHIATRY DURING EMERGING ADULTHOOD: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
Erin Hoare, Australia

-EMERGING ADULTHOOD, EMOTION REGULATION AND RELATIONSHIPS WITH PARENTS: OPPORTUNITY VS. VULNERABILITY
Marija Mitkovic-Voncina, Serbia

-EMERGING ADULTHOOD AND FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS: THE ROLE OF PSYCHOEDUCATION IN PREVENTION
Olga Karpenko, Russia

-TEACHING MINDFULNESS-BASED INTERVENTIONS: PERSPECTIVES FROM DIFFERENT CONTINENTS (Psychotherapy Section) 
Chair: Jiann Lin Loo, UK

-THIRD WAVE PSYCHOTHERAPIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM: THE ACCESSIBILITY OF MINDFULNESS EDUCATION IN THE FOUR NATIONS
Jiann Lin Loo, UK

-MINDFULNESS ADAPTED FOR DIFFERENT POPULATIONS IN MALAYSIA THROUGH CIRCUS ARTS AND TELEPSYCHIATRY
Nicholas Pang, Malaysia

-TEACHING MINDFULNESS-BASED INTERVENTIONS IN MÉXICO: CHALLENGES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Lisaz Ramírez-Espinosa, Mexico

-HUMAN RIGHTS, OLDER ADULTS AND MENTAL HEALTH (Old Age Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Carlos Augusto de Mendonça Lima, Switzerland

-THE RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS WITH MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS AND PSYCHOSOCIAL DISABILITIES
Kiran Rabheru, Canada

-AGEISM AND THE STATE OF OLDER PEOPLE WITH MENTAL CONDITIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC
Liat Ayalon, Israel

-OLDER WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS AND MENTAL HEALTH
Carlos Augusto de Mendonça Lima, Switzerland

-WOMEN HEALTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (Early Career Psychiatrists Section)
Chair: Wafa Abdelghaffar, Tunisia

-PSYCHIATRIC MANAGEMENT IN CASES OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Wafa Abdelghaffar, Tunisia

-PANDEMIC AND PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH, GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
Sachin Nagendrappa, India

-WOMEN MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SERVICE IN IRAN
Fahimeh Saeed, Iran

-ADDRESSING MENTAL AND PHYSICAL MULTIMORBIDITY AND BIOPOLAR DISORDERS: RISING TO THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE (Comorbidity Section)
Chair: David Cawthorpe, Canada

-THE ROLE OF METFORMIN FOR PREVENTING OBESITY IN PEOPLE NEWLY COMMENCED ON CLOZAPINE
Dan Siskind, Australia

-STANDARDIZED APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF COMPLEX MORBIDITY
David Cawthorpe, Canada

-A NATION-WIDE POPULATION-BASED LONGITUDINAL STUDY MAPPING PHYSICAL DISEASES IN PATIENTS WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER AND THEIR SIBLINGS
Lars Kessing, Denmark

-MARIJUANA: FROM NEUROBIOLOGY TO CLINICAL AND POLICIES ASPECTS (Addiction Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Silvia Martins, USA

-MARIJUANA: INFLAMMATORY MEDIATORS AND MEDICAL USE
Marcelo Lima, Brazil

-PATTERNS OF MARIJUANA USE AND HEALTH OUTCOMES AMONG PERSONS WITH HIV
Robert Cook, USA

-MEDICAL AND RECREATIONAL CANNABIS LAWS IN THE USA AND OTHER COUNTRIES: THE RELATIONSHIP WITH CANNABIS USE OUTCOMES
Silvia Martins, USA

-ADVOCACY, RESEARCH AND CAPACITY BUILDING IN CHILD AND YOUTH PSYCHIATRY (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Gordana Milavic, UK 

-TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING IN CHILD AND YOUTH PSYCHIATRY
Gordana Milavic, UK 

-TRAINING CLINICAL SCIENTISTS IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH – A GLOBAL CHALLENGE
Peter Szatmari, Canada

-FIGHTING STIGMA AND ADVOCATING FOR CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH
Harold S. Koplewicz, USA

-REACHING OUT REMOTE AND RURAL COMMUNITIES ADDRESSING THEIR MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS: A TRAINING MODEL FOR FRONT LINE HEALTH WORKERS USING GMHAT/PC (Rural Mental Health Section)
Chair: Vimal Kumar Sharma, UK

-GMHAT/PC BASED VIRTUAL TRAINING TO FRONTLINE WORKERS IN INDIA AND NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES
Sowmya Krishna, India

-TRAINING FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS IN COLOMBIA USING GMHAT/PC SPANISH VERSION
Paola Tejada, Colombia

-FEASIBILITY AND UTILITY OF USING GMHAT/PC IN PRIMARY CARE
Bennett Quinn, UK

-ART THERAPY UNDER LOCKDOWN (Art & Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Jennifer Harrison, Australia 

-ART THERAPY UNDER LOCKDOWN
Diane Waller, UK

-THE ‘DRAW A TREE PROJECT’: HOW CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER APPROACH DRAWING
Jennifer Harrison, Australia

-THE MENTAL HEALTH OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: LESSONS FROM A PANDEMIC
Ekaterina Sukhanova, USA

-WPA-PIP SECTIONAL SYMPOSIUM: “PSYCHODYNAMIC PSYCHOTHERAPY DURING A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS” (Psychoanalysis in Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Saman Tavakoli, Iran

-ANTHROPOLICAL THEORIES OF NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION AND THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC
Cesar Alfonso, USA

-NON-VERBAL AND CREATIVE EXPRESSION IN PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT
Maria Ammon, Germany

-BEING IN IT TOGETHER: SHARED EXPERIENCES OF PATIENTS AND THERAPISTS IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19
Saman Tavakoli, Iran

-A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON GENETICS EDUCATION IN PSYCHIATRY: CURRENT SUCCESSES AND FUTURE CHALLENGES (Genetics in Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Aaron Besterman, USA

-CURRENT PSYCHIATRIC GENETICS KNOWLEDGE IN NORTH AMERICA AND THE FUTURE OF PSYCHIATRIC GENETICS EDUCATION: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Gwyneth Zai, Canada; Aaron Besterman, USA

-PSYCHIATRIC GENETICS EDUCATION IN MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES; SUDAN AND SAUDI ARABIA AS A MODEL
Mohammed Alnor, Saudi Arabia

-GREAT CHALLENGES ON GENETIC EDUCATION IN LATINO RESIDENCY PROGRAMS
Mauricio Castano, Colombia

-INTERPROFESSIONAL MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION AND COLLABORATION: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE WPA (Psychiatry, Medicine & Primary Care Section)
Chair: David Baron, USA

-INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATIVE CARE FOR VICTIMS OF TORTURE AND ABUSE: THE ROLE OF LIFESTYLE PSYCHIATRY
Thomas Wenzel, Austria

-INTERPROFESSIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN PRIMARY CARE DELIVERY : PRIMARY PREVENTION MODEL FOR HEALTHCARE AND MENTAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
David Baron, USA

-PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION OF EDUCATION IN LOW INCOME COUNTRIES AND POST-CONFLICT ZONES
M. Parameshvara Deva, Malaysia

-RECENT RESEARCH IN MENTAL HEALTH ECONOMICS (Mental Health Economics Section)
Chair: Dominic Hodgkin, USA

-SUSTAINABILITY OF NOVEL TREATMENT APPROACHES AFTER EXPIRATION OF TIME-LIMITED GRANT FUNDING
Dominic Hodgkin, USA

-SELF HELP INNOVATIONS TO SUSTAIN RECOVERY IN COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY DURING THE PANDEMIC
Judith Harangozó, Hungary

-RECOVERY FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL MENTAL HEALTH IMPACTS OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
Agnes Rupp, USA

-NEW WORLD PHILOSOPHICAL RESOURCES FOR THE CHALLENGES OF SHARED DECISION-MAKING: CASES STUDIES IN PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH (Philosophy & Humanities in Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Bill Fulford, UK

-MEETING THE VALUES CHALLENGES PRESENTED BY SHARED DECISION-MAKING IN PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH
Bill Fulford, UK

-PHENOMENOLOGICAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS
Guilherme Messas, Brazil

-MORAL AGENCY: RESOURCES FROM ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY FOR RACE EQUALITY IN PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH
Ana Bergqvist, UK

-THE SAID ABDELAZIM MEMORIAL SYMPOSIUM ON PSCHOSEXUAL HEALTH IN COVID-19 PANDEMIC TIME (Psychiatry & Human Sexuality Section)
Chair: Antonio Pacheco Palha, Portugal

-THE ADVANCES ON PERSONS AND COUPLES CENTERED SEXUAL HEALTH IN THESE DAYS
Juan Mezzich, USA

-PSYCHOSEXUAL HEALTH AND COVID 19: ROLE OF PSYCHIATRISTS AND LESSONS LEARNT FOR THE FUTURE
Rao Sathyanarayana, India

-THE ACADEMIC, SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL WORK ON PSYCHIATRY AND SEXOLOGY OF PROF. SAID AZIM
Antonio Pacheco Palha, Portugal

-BARRIERS IN ACCESSING MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME (LAMI) COUNTRIES: OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES THROUGH ADVOCACIES EARLY (Psychiatry in Developing Countries Section) 
Chair: Sachin Nagendrappa, India

-INDIAN PERSPECTIVE, THE BARRIERS IN ACCESSING MENTAL HEALTH CARE, AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS TO OVERCOME THESE CHALLENGES
Sachin Nagendrappa, India

-CHALLENGES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE NON-PASSAGE OF MENTAL HEALTH LEGISLATION IN LAMI COUNTRY AND THE ROLE OF EARLY-CAREER PSYCHIATRISTS IN ADVOCACY IN NIGERIA
Oluseun Ogunnubi, Nigeria

-MENTAL HEALTH IN MOROCCO FROM AN ECP PERSPECTIVE AND THE URGENT NEED FOR THE NEW POLICY AS A SOLUTION TO ADDRESS DISPARITIES AND INEQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF RESOURCES FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE
Chaimaa Aroui, Morocco

-FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY: GAINING INTEREST AND RECOGNITION (Forensic Psychiatry Section)
Chair: Britta Ostermeyer, USA

-THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MENTAL DISORDERS AND VIOLENCE RISK, RISK ASSESSMENT, AND THE TREATMENT AND OUTCOMES OF MENTALLY DISORDERED OFFENDERS
Birgit Völlm, Germany

-AN OVERVIEW OF THE GENERAL GUIDELINES OF PERFORMING FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC EXAMINATIONS – AN INSANITY EVALUATION IN ANGLO-AMERICAN AND SIMILAR SYSTEMS
Britta Ostermeyer, USA

-AN OVERVIEW OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE LEARNING RESOURCES IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY OVER THE YEARS AND DISCUSS CURRENT RESOURCES
Elias Abdalla Filho, Brazil

-CYBERSPACE & SEXUALITY: BALANCING THE VIRTUAL HORIZONS OF INTIMACY (Psychiatry & Human Sexuality Section)
Chair: Radwa Abdelazim, Egypt

-CYBERSEX IN COVID 19 PANDEMIC WORLD
Radwa Abdelazim, Egypt

-SOCIAL/AFFECTIVE TOUCH AND INTIMACY DURING THE OUTBREAK: BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL UNDERPINNINGS OF OF “TOUCH HUNGER”
Debanjan Banerjee, India

-PARAPHILIAS AND ICD 11 AN UPDATE DEBATE
Ruben Hernandez, Venezuela

-USE OF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL METHODS IN MANAGEMENT OF PSYCHOTIC STATES (Psychoneurobiology Section)
Chair: Tomiki Sumiyoshi, Japan

-EEG MACHINE LEARNING ANALYSIS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND OUTCOME PREDICTION OF SUBJECTS WITH CHRONIC SCHIZOPHRENIA
Giulia Giordano, Italy

-CLINICAL APPLICATION OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA OR AT-RISK MENTAL STATE
Tomiki Sumiyoshi, Japan

-PATTERNS OF PHASE-AMPLITUDE COUPLING ASSOCIATED WITH NEGATIVE SYMPTOMS IN EARLY PSYCHOSIS, LINKING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALIZED NON-INVASIVE BRAIN STIMULATIONS
Yingying Tang, China

WHY WE NEED A DUAL DISORDERS PERSPECTIVE (Section on Dual Disorders)
Chair: Nestor Szerman, Spain

-Why we need a dual disorders perspective
Nestor Szerman, Spain

-Impact of COVID- 19 on service delivery for dual disorders: Observations and insights from World Association on Dual Disorders (WADD) survey
Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, India

-The potential of problematic social media use as a trigger of novel patterns of dual disorders
Leo Sher, USA

Sessions with 10 minute oral talks. All sessions are available for viewing on demand.

  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – MISCELLANEOUS 01
  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – MISCELLANEOUS 02
  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – MISCELLANEOUS 03
  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – ADDICTIONS
  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – DIGITAL PSYCHIATRY
  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – DISORDERS
  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
  • FREE COMMUNICATIONS SESSION – COVID-19

Chair: Afzal Javed, UK 
The clinical characterization of the patient with primary psychosis aimed at personalization of management
Mario Maj, Italy 

Chair: Norman Sartorius, Switzerland
Innovations in the understanding and treatment of psychosis: Lecture in Honour of Julian Leff
Robin Murray, UK

The future of psychiatry in difficult times
Rodrigo Nel Cordoba Rojas, Colombia 

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