Ask the Expert Sessions

Monday, 14 March at 8:00-9:30 and 10:00-11:30 in Floor 3 Foyer Hall 

Ask the Experts sessions will allow participants to meet in a small group with outstanding
researchers and clinicians. The format is designed to facilitate informal discussions, allowing
participants to present their questions and gain new perspectives. Sessions will take place
at round tables and be limited to a certain number of participants with advanced sign up
Registration for these sessions will open on Sunday, 13 March at 08:00 at the Registration Desk. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Each participant may sign up for up 2 two mini sessions. ​

Participants will sit around tables. Each table will be hosted by an Expert. There will be places for 7 participants per table. Each session will be split into 2 mini sessions of 45 minutes each. Participants will sign up for one of the 4 or 5 tables that is hosted by an expert at each mini session. Halfway through the main session, after 45 minutes ​the table participants will change and a new group of participants will join each table. 


Table 1: Anita Riecher-Rössler (Switzerland) 
Are gender differences important in Psychiatry?

Table 2: Gabriela Stoppe (Switzerland)
Depression in the elderly

Table 3: Gil Zalsman (Israel) 
The use of antidepressant in children and adolescents

Table 4: Wim van den Brink (The Netherlands)
Treating ADHD and addiction in youngsters and in adults

Table 5: Karl Mann (Germany)
Treatment of Alcohol dependence


Table 1: Danuta Wasserman (Sweden)
Suicide prevention

Table 2: Fritz Hohagen (Germany)
Psychotherapy training in Psychiatry

Table 3: Giovanni Stanghellini (Italy)
The experiential dimension in severe mental disorders

Table 4: Peter Tyrer (United Kingdom)
Integrating personality traits in clinical practice


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