EPA Minds Online N°12/2012

4 EPA Itinerant CME Courses Offered in October

In partnership with EPA's National Society/Association Members, four Academia Itinerant CME Courses were offered in October:

1.) Management of eating disorders - Prof. Janet Treasure; 4 October - Ireland;

2.)Suicide risk assessment - Prof. Marco Sarchiapone; 8-9 October - Italy;

3.)Complexity of post-traumatic reactions - Prof. Tanja Frančišković; 13 October - Bosnia-Herzegovina;

4.) Psychosis-proneness: clinical assessment of vulnerability - Prof. Andrea Raballo; 13 October - Bosnia-Herzegovina.

The two courses held in Bosnia-Herzegovina were part of the Third Congress of Psychiatrists of Bosnia and Herzegovina, organised by the Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina (PABH). Participant feedback has been extremely positive, highlighting in particular the course structure, the clarify of presentations, up-to-date content, the excellent pedagogical performances of the Course Directors and overall interaction with the audience. For more information on the PABH Congress and CME courses, visit the EPA website.

EPA Research Prizes

Research Prizes of 2 500€ each will be awarded by EPA to early career psychiatrists working in Europe, who have published the best scientific papers in the year 2012 in one of four categories. More information and the eligibility criteria are available here.

EPA Present at Major Psychiatric Events

EPA recently participated in two major European psychiatric events: the 25th ECNP Congress, 13-17 October in Vienna and WPA's 2012 International Congress, 17-21 October in Prague. At the ECNP Congress, EPA had an educational update session entitled "The True Unmet Needs in the Therapeutic Armamentarium Seen from a Clinical Perspective." The session was moderated by EPA President Prof. Patrice Boyer and Prof. Guy Goodwin. Speakers included Professors István Bitter, Siegfried Kasper and Philip Gorwood.

EPA will also be present at the upcoming DGPPN 2012 Congress, 21-24 November in Berlin and the 4th French Congress of Psychiatry, 28 November - 1 December in Paris. Stop by our booth and take your copy of the EPA 2013 Nice preliminary programme.

European Psychiatric Network

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