In the heart of science and patient care

From anxiety disorders to obsessive-compulsive disorder: The top-class scientific and further education programme of the DGPPN Congress 2018 offers a comprehensive overview of current and future developments in the field of mental health – with practical insights for prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Thanks to its broad range of topics, renowned experts and excellent continuing education opportunities, the DGPPN Congress has established itself as a central forum for the field of psychiatry and psychotherapy. In just four days participants can obtain a comprehensive overview of current developments in psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatics. The congress programme will cover all relevant mental illnesses and will put a lot of emphasis on biological and psychotherapeutic topics and topics of social psychiatry. At the same time, health political, societal and cultural issues will also be an important focus. National and international renowned keynote speakers will address fascinating topics in plenary presentations and lectures.

Key topics of the congress

In particular, the 2018 congress will highlight the identity of the field itself and also the following topics: innovation, prevention, severe mental illness, e-mental health and psychotherapy research

Topic list

1             Neurocognitive disorders, organic mental disorders, dementia, F0

2             Mental disorders due to psychotropic substances, behavioural addictions, F1

3             Psychotic disorders, F2

4             Affective disorders, F3

5             Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders, F4

6             Eating disorders, sleep disorders and other disorders of category F5

7             Personality disorders, F6

8             Disorders closely related to childhood and adolescence, F7-9

9             Comorbidity of mental and somatic disorders, psychosomatics

10           Gerontopsychiatry

11           Psychiatric emergencies and suicidality

12           Epidemiology, risk factors and cross-disorder mechanisms

13           Brain imaging, neurophysiology, neuropsychology

14           Neurobiology and genetics

15           Diagnostics and classification

16           Psychotherapy

17           Pharmacotherapy

18           Stimulation methods, internet-basedinterventions and other psychiatric therapies

19           Early intervention, prevention and health promotion

20           Rehabilitation and work

21           Community and social psychiatry

22           Health care research and models

23           Health care policy

24           Forensic psychiatry and assessment

25           Training and further and continuing education

26           Ethics, philosophy and spirituality

27           History and cultural sciences

28           Literature, film, music and mental disorders

29           Psychiatry and society

30           Other topics

Of interest to many occupational groups
The DGPPN Congress is of interest to the following people: Specialists in psychiatry and psychotherapy | Specialists in neurology | Specialists in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy | Medical and psychological psychotherapists | Child and adolescent psychiatrists and psychotherapists | Psychologists | General practitioners and doctors of internal medicine | Doctors and psychologists in specialist training | Students | Members of nursing professions, social workers and occupational therapists

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Your contact person

Dipl.-Psych. Julie Holzhausen
Head of the DGPPN Head Office and Scientific Congress Coordination

DGPPN Head Office Berlin
Reinhardtstraße 27 B I 10117 Berlin, Germany
Telephone: +49 30 2404772-18
j.holzhausen@dgppn.de

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