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Geneva Prize for Human Rights in Psychiatry Foundation

Please click here Cambodian psychiatrist wins the Geneva Prize 2014

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - January 2014

Please click here to download the January 2014 issue of the e-bulletin of EUFAMI.

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - March 2014

Please click here to download the March 2014 issue of the e-bulletin of EUFAMI.

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International Society for Psychological and Social Treatments to Psychosis

The ISPS (the International Society for Psychological and Social Treatments to Psychosis) has long been affiliated with the WPA which has co-sponsored our international conferences.

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International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists

During the international contest “Golden Orpheus” in Varna (Bulgaria), a monograph by Irina Kupriyanova, Valentin Semke, Bairma Dashieva and Irina Karaush, namely “Mental health of children with special educational needs”, was presented.

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Turkish-German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Health

Since its foundation in November 1994, the Turkish-German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Health (Deutsch-Türkische Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und psychosoziale Gesundheit: DTGPP; Türk Alman Psikiyatri, Psikoterapi ve Psikososyal Sağlık Derneği: TAP-DER) has been organizing regular congresses in Turkey and Germany.

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Spanish Society on Dual Disorders

The III International Congress on Dual Disorders (Barcelona, 23-26 October 2013) wel- comed over 2,000 delegates, who actively par- ticipated, from 73 different countries under the patronage of the WPA (World Psychiatric Association), NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse), APAL (Latin American Psychiatric Association) and the Spanish Health Ministry.

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17th. World Congress of the World Association for Dynamic Psychiatry

www.wadp2014spb.com

1. Invitation letter
2. Second announcement

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20 Years EUFAMI: a brief history

Please click here to download the brief history of EUFAMI.

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International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches for Psychosis

The ISPS (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches for Psychosis) recently held its eighteenth international conference in Warsaw with 400 participants from more than 30 countries.

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International Society for Bipolar Disorders

The 16th Annual Conference of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders will be held in Seoul, South Korea from 18-21 March 2014 at the Seoul COEX.

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International Society for Bipolar Disorders

The 10th International Conference on Bipolar Disorders was the first ICBD to be held under the auspices of the ISBD and the first to be held outside of Pittsburgh. In addition to a new location and new organizer, the meeting also featured a new format for the scientific program. Given all these changes, it would be reasonable to ask if the 10th ICBD could...

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International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists

The Mental Health Research Institute of SB RAMSci (headquarters of The International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists, Tomsk, Russia) is a big research institution solving problems of mental health care in the Siberian Region of Russia.

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International Psycho-Oncology Society

The 15th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy will bring together professionals in diverse fields from around the globe who dialogue about improving cancer care on an international level and developing strategies to add psychosocial issues to all aspects of cancer control.

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European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT)

The concern for migration of highly skilled health professionals from developing countries is widely referred to as “brain drain”, signifying this loss of human resources as a barrier to the improvement of mental health services1.

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Spanish Scientific Society for Research on Alcohol, Alcoholism and Other Drug Addictions

The Spanish Scientific Society for Research on Alcohol, Alcoholism and Other Drug Addictions (SOCIDROGALCOHOL), an Affiliated Association of the WPA, is developing its XLI National Conference to be held from 3 to 5 April 2014 in the city of Seville (Spain).

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Portuguese Association of Dual Pathology

The Portuguese Association of Dual Pathology (APPD) and the Dual Pathology Unit (UPD) of Psychiatric Service of Hospital and University Center of Coimbra (CHUC), Portugal, organized the III National and I International Congress on Dual Pathology and Addictive Behaviors, on 21-22 February 2013, in Coimbra, Portugal, with the subject...

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Institute of Australasian Psychiatrists Inc.

The Nitte University in southern rural India recently hosted a second international conference which was organized in collaboration with the University of Wollongong Graduate School of Medicine and the Institute of Australasian Psychiatrists Inc.

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European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees

The European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT) is an independent, nongovernmental umbrella organization for European national trainee associations in both psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. The organization currently represents psychiatric trainees from thirty European countries and convenes annually in different cities all over Europe.

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International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists (IAEE)

Under the heading “Biological research”, papers of famous Russian and foreign researchers in the field of biological psychiatry carried out within two basictopics of the conference “Current Problems of Biological psychiatry” and “Addiction Psychiatry”: 1) questions of clinical and experimental psychoneuroimmunology...

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Lithuanian Cultural Psychiatry Association

The Lithuanian Cultural Psychiatry Association (LCPA), inaugurated in 2004, is an Affiliated Association of the WPA, as well as of the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry. The LCPA was a sponsoring organization of the World Congresses of Cultural Psychiatry, held in Beijing in September 2006, and in Italy in 2009.

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European Federation of Associations of Families of Persons with Mental Illness (EUFAMI)

EUFAMI is hosting a major European conference in Dublin on Friday, 24th May 2013. It will be co-hosted by Shine. The conference will take place in Ireland at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport.

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Latin American Psychiatric Association (APAL)

On behalf of APAL Executive Committee, we wish to express our deepest grief, sorrow, and solidarity to the people from Brazil, particularly to our beloved colleagues and brothers from the Brazilian Psychiatric Association (ABP), for the tragedy that occurred in a discotheque at Santa María, in Río Grande do Sul, where 238 young people lost their lives and hundreds were injured.

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - March 2013

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Latin American Psychiatric Association

On behalf of APAL Executive Committee, we wish to express our deepest grief, sorrow, and solidarity to the people from Brazil, particularly to our beloved colleagues and brothers from the Brazilian Psychiatric Association-ABP...

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International Society for Bipolar Disorders

The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) held its most successful meeting to date in Istanbul, Turkey on 14-17 March 2012.  With over 900 in attendance, the meeting offered engaging keynote presentations...

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Institute of Australasian Psychiatrists

The town of Alice Springs is at the very centre of Australia. Its indigenous name is Mparnpwe, the literal meaning of which is "meeting place" as it was a traditional place of coming together for various regional indigenous groups at times of ceremonies...

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European Federation of Associations of Families of Persons with Mental Illness (EUFAMI)

Save the date: Friday, 24th May 2013. Put it in your diary/agenda NOW...

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - October 2012

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - September 2012

Please click here to download the September 2012 issue of the e-bulletin of EUFAMI.

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International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis

The membership of the ISPS has voted to drop 'schizophrenia' from its name, on the basis that the label schizophrenia covers diverse disorders with diverse outcomes requiring diverse approaches, and because of the stigma and lack of hope often associated with the diagnosis.

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Insecurity of care of mentally ill patients in rural communities in Ghana

Mental illness has the highest burden in Ghana, more particularly in our rural communities/remote areas. An estimated 25% of the youth and adult population are suffering from mental illnesses, mainly due to high intake of alcohol, smoking, drug abuse, stress arising out of poverty, and extensive domestic activities on the part of women/housewives. These are serious health challenges in our rural communities.

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Sociedad Española de Patologia Dual

VI National Course on Dual Pathology and Gender, 21 June 2012, Bilbao, Spain, NICOTINE, DUAL PATHOLOGY AND FEMALE GENDER

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International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists (IAEE)

Influence of ethnos on formation of alcohol dependency and level of social functioning of indigenous population of Siberia

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Latin American Psychiatric Association (APAL)

The 27th APAL Congress will be held at the Sheraton Libertador Hotel in the city of Buenos Aires on 16-19 November 2012. APSA (Argentinean Psychiatrists Association) will be in charge of its organization.

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Mental Health Foundation (Nigeria)

On 23 June 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria, the MHF Team paid an advocacy visit to a Children’s Home (SOS). The SOS care givers were lectured on DEPRESSION.

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African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professions meets in Lagos, Nigeria

The annual conference of the African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professions (AAPAP) will hold in Lagos, Nigeria on November 22 – 24, 2012. The theme of this year’s conference, Mental Health Challenges for Africa in the 21st Century, captures the current efforts of various stakeholders on the continent to get governments to attend to the large unmet need for mental health service that exists across the region.

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - April 2012

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Sociedad Española de Patología Dual

The 2nd National Congress of Dual Pathology and Addictive Behaviors was held at Coimbra, Portugal on 8-10 February 2012, getting together 290 professionals who work with dual pathology patients, including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, social workers and rehabilitation professionals.

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - March 2012

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The International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists (IAEE)

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - February 2012

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News from the Serbian Psychiatric Association (SPA) and Psychiatric Association of Eastern Europe and The Balkans (PAEEB)

WPA Co-sponsored XIV National congress of the Serbian Psychiatric Association and the III Eastern European Psychiatric Congress will be held from 18-21 April 2012 in Sava Centre, Belgrade (Serbia), under the auspices of President of Republic of Serbia.

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News from the International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists

On September 6-7, 2011 in Tomsk, Mental Health Research Institute, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences celebrated its 30th anniversary. International status of the event was evident by participants from Germany, Sweden and Kazakhstan.

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EUFAMI Congress - Delegates affirm the right of Families to choose

Almost 200 delegates from 30 countries attended the Fifth EUFAMI European Congress, which was held in Basel, Switzerland on the 24th and 25th September 2011.

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"Anthology of Greek Psychiatric Texts" is published

A new WPA book of the series “Anthologies of International Psychiatric Texts” has just appeared and will be launched at the Greek Embassy in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, 20th September at 7.00 p.m.

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5th SAARC Psychiatric Federation (SPF) Conference, 25-27 March 2011, Lahore, Pakistan

The SAARC Psychiatric Federation (SPF) organized its 5th Conference at Lahore on 25‐27 March 2011. SPF was launched in Lahore in 2004 and it was a great privilege for Pakistani psychiatrists to host this meeting again in the city of Lahore that was attended by more than 250 delegates from all over the country along with representatives from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Iran, UK and Australia.

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International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and other Psychoses (ISPS)

The ISPS is an affiliate association of the WPA. ISPS stands for the International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and other Psychoses.

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International Psycho-Oncology Society’s (IPOS) - Statement on Standards and Clinical Practice Guidelines in Cancer Care, July 2010

Over the past several years, the health care organisations in a number of countries including Australia, Canada, the European Union, and the United States of America have recognized the importance of incorporating psychosocial care into national cancer treatment plans.

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5th SAARC Psychiatric Federation (SPF) Conference, Lahore - Pakistan, 25-27, March 2011

SAARC Psychiatric Federation (SPF) organized its 5th Conference at Lahore from 25‐27 March 2011 & was attended by more than 250 delegates from all over the country along with representatives from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Iran, UK and Australia.

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News from Tomsk, Russia

Science Day in our country is traditionally observed on 8 February according to the Presidential Decree “About Establishment of Russian Science Day”. This dates back 11 years, since 1999

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News from the Institute of Australasian Psychiatrists

Members of the Institute of Australasian Psychiatrists attended and contributed at the recent stimulating PRCP meeting in Brisbane in 2010.

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News from the Lithuanian Cultural Psychiatry Association

The Lithuanian Cultural Psychiatry Association (LCPA), inaugurated in 2004, is an Affiliated Association of the WPA, as well as of the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry.

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - April 2011

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EUFAMI’s 5th European Congress, Basel, Switzerland, 24-25 September 2011

Please click here to download the flyer of EUFAMI's 5th European Congress, Basel, Switzerland, 24-25 September 2011.

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EUFAMI Congress Newsletter Number 2 - March 2011

Please click here to download the EUFAMI Congress Newsletter Number 2 - March 2011.

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E-Bulletin of EUFAMI - November 2010

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EUFAMI launches the "Friends of the Forgotten Children"

EUFAMI recently launched its virtual Action Network at a Mental Health event in the EU Parliament in Brussels. The event, Toward Europe 2020: The role of Mental Capital and Well-Being, was hosted by Nessa Childers, MEP from Ireland.

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