You can look forward to an excellent scientific programme with
renowned speakers from all over the world. Under the theme “Psychiatry
of the 21st Century: Context, Controversies and Commitment” the WPA XVII
WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY will consider all relevant mental
disorders and take a close look at current developments in prevention,
diagnostics, therapy and rehabilitation.
This World Congress offers an ideal opportunity to take stock of the
state of psychiatry in the early part of the 21st century and share the
vision and future direction of exciting developments in the field. In
addition to focussing on new developments in research and clinical
practice the congress will consider the human rights of people with
mental illnesses and the German tradition of psychopathology.
scientific programme will appeal to both national and international
professional audiences by offering numerous events in German in addition
to its many English language offerings. The language of each event is
indicated in the programme.
- Comorbidity of mental and physical diseases
- Psychiatry and society
- Prevention of mental illnesses and promotion of mental health
- German tradition of psychopathology, psychopathology of new diseases worldwide, classification
- Young Psychiatrists Programme