Co-sponsored by
World Psychiatric Association

Under the patronage of
European Psychiatric Association

Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina

University Clinical Center Tuzla, Department of Psychiatry

Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Plenary Lectures

Plenary lectures will have strong scientific focus. They will be mainly theoretical and research-oriented. These lectures will be delivered by leading psychiatrists, basic scientists, and other mental health professionals invited by the Scientific Committee. The lectures will cover important topics of the Congress.

Syed Arshad Husain

Syed Arshad Husain, Retired Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Health, Director of Child and Adolescents Psychiatry at the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri, USA; honorary PhD of the University of Tuzla, 

“Trauma, Recovery and Resiliency in Children: Lessons from the Field”

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Afzal Javed

Afzal Javed, Consultant Psychiatrist at Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust at Nuneaton. He is also an Honorary Clinical Associate Teacher at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK.

“Rehabilitation Psychiatry in 21st century”

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Michaela Amering

Michaela Amering, Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of Vienna, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, with a focus of interest on psychosis, and the development of the families` and the users` movements. Austria.

“Recovery - Reshaping our Clinical and Scientific Responsibilities”

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Helen Herrman

Helen Herrman, Professor of Psychiatry at the Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, and Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Mental Health in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

“Responding to the mental health needs of young people: Our role as psychiatrists”

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Solomon Rataemane

Solomon Rataemane, Professor, Head of Departmen of Psychiatry, University of Limpopo (MEDUNSA), Pretoria, South Africa; International Member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) South Africa.

“Psychiatry in developed and developing countries: a systematic review”

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Jürgen Deckert

Jürgen Deckert, Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, University of Würzburg, Dean for Education, Medical Faculty, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg.Germany.

“Neurobiology of anxiety disorders: Relevance for Therapy”

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Saeed Farook

Saeed Farooq,, MD, PhD, Visiting Professor Staffordshire University & Consultant Psychiatrist, Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Head of department of psychiatry in Northern Pakistan and adjoining Afghanistan. He is also editor of JPPS (Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society) and Associate Editor for BMC Health Service Research.

“Is Acute and Transient Psychotic Disorder (ATPD) mini schizophrenia? The evidence from phenomenology and epidemiology”

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Peter Riederer

Peter Riederer, Univ.-Prof., Univ.-Doz., Dipl.-Ing., Dr. Clinical Neurochemistry, Dept. of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, University of Würzburg, Medical School, Würzburg, Germany.

“Cognitive aspects of brain lateralization in PD”

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Rachid Bennegadi

Rachid Bennegadi, Director of the Teaching, Studies and Research Department, Minkowska Centre, Paris, France, Co-editor in Chief of the Journal "Transfaire et Cultures", Editor in chief of the French Version of the W.P. JournalFrance.

“Culture and Mental Health: What is at stake now?”

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Mark Agius

Mark Agius, Visiting Research Associate in Department of Psychiatry, University Cambridge, Research Associate of Clare Colledge, Cambridge, UK.

„An analysis of Outcomes of Early Intervention in Psychosis based on the Critical Period Hypothesis, Measured by Number of Admissions and Bed Days Used over a period of Six Years, the first three in an Early Intervention Service, The second Three in a Community Mental Health Team”
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Andrea Raballo

Andrea Raballo, MD, PhD, psychiatric consultant at the Department of Mental Health and Pathological addiction (DMH-PA) of Reggio Emilia (Italy) and affiliated researcher to the Center for Subjectivity Research (CFS) and Mental Health Center Hvidovre (MHCH), University of Copenhagen (Denmark). Denmark.

“Self-disorders and the experiential core of schizophrenia spectrum vulnerability”

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