The annual conference was held in Siófok, Hungary 26 -28 January 2017. Theme “The Changing Faces of Psychosis”. At present there is a paradigm shift in the approach to psychosis and in psychiatry as well. Correspondingly, at the 2017 conference, we dealt with topics such as the neurobiological and genetic background of psychoses and schizophrenia; the relationship between addictions and psychoses (like drug induced psychoses); age-related psychoses (especially among the elderly); psychoses and cultural factors; psychoses in the virtual world and the role of telemedicine in the modern treatment of psychoses; the contemporary treatment of psychotic disorders (for example adherence therapy, remediation training, family therapy, psychoeducation, etc.); personalized medicine and care in communities (especially modern therapeutic models and community psychiatric care). Dr. Afzal Javed, Secretary for Sections, WPA was among our plenary speakers and spoke on “Social Functioning as an outcome variable in schizophrenia”
From left: Professors. Károly Molnár, György Purebl, and Afzal Javed.