Focus on burning issues

The Presidential Symposia will focus on the main topics of the congress.

Validation of diagnostic constructs
Chairs: Dinesh Bhugra (UK), Wolfgang Gaebel (GER)
Speakers: Shigenobu Kanba (JPN), Andreas Heinz (GER), Helen Herrman (AUS), Bruce Cuthbert (USA)

Hot topics in the pharmacotherapy of mental disorders
Chairs: Peter Falkai (GER), Isabella Heuser (GER)
Speakers: Wolfgang Fleischhacker (AU), Katharina Domschke (GER), Linda Lam (CHN), Gerhard Heinze (MEX)

Refugees and asylum seekers around the globe

Chairs: Helen Herrman (AUS), Dinesh Bhugra (UK)
Speakers: Patrick McGorry (AUS), Julio Torales (PRY), Meryam Schouler-Ocak (GER), Alassane Dicko (MLI)

Deconstructing diagnostic constructs
Chairs: Andreas Heinz (GER), Shekhar Saxena (CH)
Speakers: John Krystal (USA), Stephan Heckers (USA), Wolfgang Gaebel (GER), Shekhar Saxena (CH)

Comorbidity of mental and physical disorders
Chairs: Dinesh Bhugra (UK), Norman Sartorius (CH)
Speakers: Cathy Lloyd (UK), Nikolai Kornetov (RU), Paul Summergrad (USA), Jing Wei (CHN)

Psychotherapy: Third Wave of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies
Chairs: Dinesh Bhugra (UK), Fritz Hohagen (GER)
Speakers: Emily Holmes (SWE), Adrian Wells (UK), Paul Summergrad (USA) 

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Scientific Secretariat

Julie Holzhausen
Scientific Secretariat of the WPA XVII WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY

DGPPN Head Office Berlin
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Telephone: +49-30-240 477 218
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