Psychiatry, Medicine & Primary Care

CHAIR: David Baron David Baron
Address:  Department of Psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine,
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089,
United States of America   
CO-CHAIR: Rodolfo Fahrer Luigi Grassi
Address: University of Ferrara, School of Medicine, Corso Giovecca 203, 44121 Ferrara, Italy    
Phone: 39 0532 236409
Fax: 39 0532 212240
SECRETARY: Rodolfo Fahrer Bulent Coskun
Address: Kocaeli University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Umuttepe,
41 380 Kocaeli, Turkey    

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Section's work plan for the triennium 2006-2008, including:

  • The organization of Symposia for:
    • The WPA Centennial Congress "Thresholds and Limits of Psychiatry", Madrid, April 2006.
    • The WPA International Congress "Psychiatry: Uniqueness and Universality", Istanbul, July 2006.
    • VI World Congress of Depressive State, Mendoza, Argentina, September 2006.
    • XIII International Congress of Psychiatry, Buenos Aires, Argentina. October 2006.
    • XXIII Argentine Congress of Psychiatry, Mar del Plata, Argentina. April 2007.

Introduction to our field: Psychiatry - Medicine- Primary Care.

News about the Section-

Symposium "Liaison Psychiatry Today"
Chair: R. Fahrer
Co-chair: M.D. Crespo
M. Guimaraes Lopes : "From Liaison Psychiatry to Community Psychiatry".
C. Mingote: "Mental Health of Health Professionals in a General Hospital and the Responsability of the Liaison Psychiatrist".
M. D. Crespo: "Role of Liaison Instruments for the Resolution of Ethical Conflicts: A Proposal for Ethical Consultations"
F. Ferre: "Clinical Intervention and Psychiatric Activitity towards the Hospital".

Symposium "Integration of Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology"
Chair: R. Fahrer
Co-Chair: A.Tasman
A. Tasman: "Doctor-Patient Relationship and Psychotherapeutic Issues in Pharmacotherapy".
J. Gibert Rahola: "Psychopharmacology: Beyond Receptors"
R. Fahrer: "Combined Treatment - Psychotherapy + Psychopharmacology"

Symposium "Pharmacological Treatment of Depression in General Hospital and Primary Care"
Chair: E.Camarena
Co-Chair: R. Fahrer
G. Heinze: "Retrospective Study of Depressive Patients from National Institute of Psychiatry Dr. Ramon de la Fuente Muñiz: Recurrence Accumulated Probability After First and Second Major Depressive Episode"
P. Ruiz: "Manejo de las Depresiones Cronicas"
Alfonso Blanco-Picabia: "Prevencion y Tratamiento de la Depresion en Cuidadores"-
R. Fahrer: "Tratamiento Farmacologico de la Depresion en Hospital General y Atencion Primaria".
L. Castanedo
C. Leal Cercos

WPA Section on Psychiatry, Medicine and Primary Care + WPA Section on Education Symposium: "Depression in Primary Care"
Chair: R. Fahrer
Co-Chair: A. Musacchio
R. Ruiz: "Treating Chronic Depression in Primary Care"
M. P. Deva: "A Study of Undergraduate Psychiatric Education in Asian Countries"
R. Fahrer: "The Role of the Psychiatrist in the Training of the Primary Care Physician".
A. Musacchio: "Psychotherapic Developments"
Discussant: Don Lipsitt

WPA Section on Psychiatry, Medicine and Primary Care Symposium "Integration of Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology"
Chair: R. Fahrer
Co-Chair: A Tasman
A. Tasman: "The Doctor-Patient Relationship and Psychotherapeutic Issues in Pharmacology"
M. Riba: "Split Treatment"
M. Nishizono: "Integration of Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology-Personality Traits as Keystone"
R. Fahrer: "Combined Treatment: Psychotherapy + Psychopharmacology"




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