CHAIR: Vladimir Carli(Sweden) Address: Vladimir Carli National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health, 
Karolinska Institutet,  Stockholm,  Sweden
Phone: 46 70 7533524
CO-CHAIR: Danuta Wasserman (Sweden)

Address: National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health (NASP), 
Karolinska Institutet,  Granits väg 4, Solna,  171 65 Stockholm,  Sweden  
Phone: 46 73 377 9195
Fax: 46 8 30 6439 

SECRETARY: Jean Pierre Kahn (France) Address: Nancy University Medical Center,  CHUV de NANCY – Université de Lorraine,  Bâtiment Philippe Canton – Hôpitaux de Brabois,  Rue du Morvan,  54511 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy,  France


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Relation of Genes Regulating the HPA-axis to Major Depression and Suicidality; Novel Findings

Permanent Award entitled to Prof. Sergio De Risio

Section Activities, years 2006-2007

  • Year 2006
    Section Board Meetings:
    • Paris, 2nd Feb 2006 (Xeme Journees Nationel pour la Prevention du Suicide)
    • Madrid, 21st Mar 2006 (Juan J. López Ibor WPA Centennial Congress)
    Participation to WPA Congress “Juan J. López Ibor WPA Centennial Congress”, 19th-21st April:
    • Symposium on “Genetics and Suicidal Behaviour - Contemporary Issues in Suicidology”, Chairpersons: J.P. Soubrier, D. Wasserman; Discussants: D. Wasserman, E. Baca García, P. Saiz, M. Sarchiapone, P. Courtet, A. Marusic.
    • Symposium on “Religion and Suicide“, Chairperson : H. van Praag; Discussants: A. Okasha, P. J. Verhagen, A. Apter, H. van Praag, J.P. Soubrier.
    WPA Section on Suicidology Newsletters:
    • April 2006
    • December 2006
    Approval by WPA Executive Committe of the establishment of the De Risio Award

  • Year 2007
    Section Board Meeting:
    • Paris, 5th Feb 2007 (Onzieme Journees Nationales pour la Prevention du Suicide)
  • Planned Activities for 2007
    • Participation to Congresses and Conferences:
    • First International Mental Health Meeting on Self Destructive Behaviors, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, postponed to 27th – 28th June.
    • International Workshop of Strategies to Prevent Suicide (STOPS) Helsinki,15th -17th June, organized by Suicide Prevention International (SPI).

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