Pre-recorded sessions

Pre-recorded sessions

APSAAR symposium: Co-occurrence of alcohol use disorders and depressive disorders: mediating factors, preventive and treatment strategies

-Co-occurrence of alcohol use disorder and depressive disorder and socio-demographic disparities in the relationship between these disorders
Nopporn Tantirangsee, Thailand

-Prevalence of problem drinking in patients with depression and association between depression severity and problem drinking: a cross-sectional survey
Susumu Higuchi, Japan

-Clinical and Public health strategies in the management of co-occurrence of alcohol use disorder and depressive disorder
Haifeng Jiang, China

Professor Jean Delay, an inspiring legacy for the future of psychiatry

-Pr Jean Delay, First President of the World Psychiatric Association
Driss Moussaoui, Morocco

Emerging psychiatric concerns in millennials and gen Z

-Depression and suicide among adolescents in the Philippines in recent years
Vanessa Kathleen Cainghug, Philippines

-Peripatetic psychotherapy applied for a teenager in social isolation
Demetrius França, Brazil

-Dismorfophobia, the negation of human beauty
Luca Giorgini, Italy

Overcoming the stigma of mental illness in Asia-Pacific countries

-Rethinking mental health: recovery, dignity and empowerment
Sally Chan, Australia

-How Chinese psychiatrists see and manage stigmatisation of psychiatric patients: qualitative findings from Hong Kong
Kai Sing Sung, Hongkong, China

-Overview of stigma against psychiatric illnesses and advancements of anti-stigma activities in six Asian societies
Roger Ho, Singapore

International networking and career advancement: perspectives from Asian Early Career Psychiatrists

-International networking and career advancement: perspectives from Asian early career psychiatrists
Poom Chompoosri, Thailand

-International networking and career advancement: perspectives from Asian early career psychiatrists
Zulvia Syarif, Indonesia

-International networking and career advancement: perspectives from Asian early career psychiatrists
Bigya Shah, Nepal

Ethics in psychotherapy II: new challenges

-The relevance of free will in psychotherapy ethics
Tobias Zürcher, Switzerland

-Evidence and psychotherapy ethics
John Sadler, USA

-Ethics of online psychotherapy
Manuel Trachsel, Switzerland

Reap bipolar disorder and mood stabilizer: What we found and what we learned

-Polypharmacy in Bipolar disorder: Findings from REAP Bipolar Disorder
Vie Cheong Thong, Malaysia

-Clinical use of mood stabilizers in REAP study- beyond the treatment for bipolar disorder
Isa Multazam Noor, Indonesia

-Clinical use of mood stabilizer in Asian patients: Summary from REAP-BD and MS
Pornjira Pariwatcharakul, Thailand

How to manage a psychiatric hospital

-Quality management in mental care during mental-health service modernization
George Kostyuk, Russian Federation

-Quality management in mental health treatment and care
Wolfgang Gaebel, Germany

-The use of clinical guidelines in mental health care
Jack McIntyre, USA

Exploring and reporting the extent to which suicides are attributable to sociocultural factors

-Age patterns of suicide
John Snowdon, Australia

-Reporting of suicide by the media
Greg Armstrong, Australia

Psychoanalysis and public health: integrating psychodynamic treatments in rural and community settings

-The psychodynamic approach in community psychiatry: Insights from Indonesia
Petrin Lukman, Indonesia

-How to bring psychoanalytic knowledge into a community: a new look at an old idea
Saman Tavakoli, Iran

-Psychodynamics in the treatment of addiction: a salutary approach when facing a therapeutic deadlock
Hachem Tyal, Morocco

Sectional symposium of the WPA Psychotherapy Section: “Ethnopsychotherapy and the need for cultural adaptations of CBT – An international perspective”

-From the Western World to Asia-A 15 years CBT journey in Thailand
Nuttorn Pityaratsian, Thailand

-CBT for depression and anxiety disorders in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain
Haifa Algathani, Bahrain

-CBT for psychosis in Thailand
Warut Aunjitsakul, Thailand

APSAAR Symposium: SUD and suicide prevention and treatment from their relationship

-Suicidal behaviour among alcohol and drug users: prevention and treatment in Thailand
Suwanna Arunpongpaisal, Thailand

-Strategies and psychological autopsy for Suicide with SUD
Sung Young Huh, Korea

Digital child and adolescent psychiatry

-An interactive mobile app game to address aggression (RegnaTales)
Daniel Fung Shuen Sheng, Singapore

-Sharing best evidence and improving practice: the story of ACAMH
Gordana Milavic, UK

Synchronizing the internal clock: The role of biological rhythms in the pathophysiology and treatment of bipolar disorders

-Biological rhythms in bipolar disorders
Benicio N. Frey, Canada

-Assessment of circadian function in bipolar disorders: ISBD taskforce recommendations for research and clinical practice
Ben Bullock, Australia

-Chronotherapy in bipolar disorders: ISBD taskforce recommendations
Philipp Ritter, Germany

Conceptual issues in psychotherapy ethics

-Informed consent for psychotherapy: One-time event or evolving process?
Manuel Trachsel, Switzerland

-Ethics in selecting psychotherapy modalities and formats
John Sadler, USA

Psychiatry in a globalised world – modern challenges and novel approaches

-An open mind – discovering the intersections
Pramudie Gunaratne, Australia

-International online-based research by early-career psychiatrists: resources, opportunities, and challenges
Victor Pereira-Sanchez, USA

-Digital psychiatry: new opportunities
Mariana Pinto da Costa, Brazil

Quality improvement – recent advances

-Current initiatives to improve the quality of police responses to people in crisis and their follow-up care
Laura Kunard, USA

-Revised and extended national guideline on Schizophrenia
Wolfgang Gaebel, Germany

-New American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline on Schizophrenia
Jack McIntyre, USA

Family, spirituality and addiction; What is the evidence

-Religious/spiritual involvement, family and addiction: what is the evidence?
Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Brazil

-Domestic violence: from intimate partner violence to witnessing intraparental violence, how do relationships inside a family can change?
Jacopo Santambrogio, Italy

Mental health and major traumas: building resilience

-Predictors of resilience to war exposure in Syrian refugee children
Cassandra Popham, UK 

-Mental health in a highly stressful environment: a mental health survey in Afghanistan
Viviane Kovess-Masfety, France

-Resilience and vulnerability in long-term mental health among survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011: a literature review in the past 9 years
Norito Kawakami, Japan

Machine learning in mental health and neuroscience

-Prediction of suicide attempts in a national representative sample of the US population using machine learning techniques
Ives Passos, Brazil

-Early identification of bipolar disorder in a large cohort from Brazil

Flávio Kapczinski, Canada

-Machine learning in health administrative data in mental health
Bo Cao, Canada

Third wave psychotherapies east and west: Similarities, differences, and need for cultural adaptations

-Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Mexico: current trends and future directions
Angel Ramirez, Mexico

-Acceptance commitment therapy in Mexico: cultural adaptations and clinical considerations
Iizax Ramirez, Mexico

-Clinical experience with DBT in Northern Malaysia
Noor Melissa Nor Hadi, Malaysia

The flourishing global psychiatric culture through 20 world congresses of psychiatry

-Reshaping the diagnostic borders of psychotic disorders: the look of history of psychiatric practices (Strasbourg, 1920-1930)
Julie Clauss-Kobayashi, France

-Making psychiatry global
Benoit Majerus, Switzerland

-History of Psychiatry in Thailand: 130 years of achievements
Kamonporn Wannarit, Thailand

Electrophysiological evaluation and modulation of symptoms and functional outcomes in psychosis

-Electrophysiological indices and real-life functioning in a sample of subjects with chronic schizophrenia
Giulia Giordano, Italy

-Transcranial direct current stimulation to enhance specific domains of cognitive function in schizophrenia
Tomiki Sumiyoshi, Japan

-Transcranial direct current stimulation in patients with dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Current knowledge
and future perspectives
Takuma Inagawa, Japan

How to identify and address psychosocial needs of cancer patients

-An update on the National Cancer Care Network (NCCN) guidelines of distress management in cancer patients
Michelle Riba, USA

-European perspective of assessing and addressing the psychosocial needs of cancer patients
Luigi Grassi, Italy 

Psychological treatment for personality disorders: Latest findings

-Evidence-based psychotherapy of Borderline Personality Disorder – introduction to the background and methods of the 2020 update of a Cochrane review
Ole Storebø. Denmark 

-Psychological therapies for people with Borderline Personality Disorder: Results of the 2020 update of a Cochrane review
Jutta Soffers-Winterling, Germany

-Obstacles and challenges in patients’ ability to engage in and benefit from treatment
Elsa Ronningstam, Denmark 

Dealing with the unpredictable: crisis interventions in the face of COVID-2019 epidemic in China

-The Burden of COVID-19 on China and the World
Tanzeeb Mehman, USA

-Implementation of early psychosocial interventions based on specific subpopulation needs within China
Peng Pang, USA  

-A physician’s experience serving as a first-line responder in Wuhan, the epicenter of disease outbreak
Yanli Su, China 

Neuroimaging in addiction

-PET imaging of dopaminergic system in substance-dependence research
Kyoji Okita, Japan

-A longitudinal study of methamphetamine dependence by neuroimaging
Na Zhong, China

-Neuroimaging in ketamine addiction
Yanhui Liao, China

Collaborative mental health in Central Asia

-Regional Interdisciplinary Collaborative Alliances-RICAs-Principles and actions
Uriel Halbreich, USA

-Collaborative perspective from Kyrgystan
Tatiana Galak, Kyrgyzstan

-Post Soviet Union adaptation and needs
Saya Nurmagambetov, Kazakhstan

Psychiatric dimensions of the international coronavirus pandemic

-COVID19 experience in Hong Kong
Roger Ng, Hong Kong PRC

-Pandemic preparedness in a US national behavioral health system
Jerry Halverson, USA

-American Psychiatric Association and COVID19 response
Saul Levin, USA

Staged interventions for obsessive compulsive disorders; from models to services

-New staging models for OCD
Bernardo dell’osso, Italy

-Early intervention services for OCD
Vlasios Brakoulias, Australia

-Neuromodulation for resistant OCD
Shyam Sundar Arumugham, India

International advancements in understanding gambling and gambling disorder

-Self-reported gambling by youth 10 to 17 years of age from the 3 most populous states in the US
Linda Cottler, USA

-Gambling behaviours in South-East Asia: patterns and prevalence
Pratima Murthy, India

-Developing lower risk gambling guidelines using international data
David Hodgins, Canada

Innovations in child and adolescent mental health service delivery in China and Canada: Initiatives with potential for global reach

-An evidence-based national resource and strategy for improving mental health knowledge and help-seeking behaviours in schools
Yifeng Wei, Canada

-Child and adolescent mental health and psychiatry in China
Jingliu Liu, China

-On becoming trauma-informed, trauma-competent and trauma-focused in clinical practice (2016-2020): Implications
for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and system design
David Cawthorpe, Canada

Sectional Symposium of the WPA Psychotherapy Section: “Ethnopsychotherapy and the need for cultural adaptations of CBT – an international perspective”

-From the Western World to Asia-A 15 Years CBT journey in Thailand
Nuttorn Pityaratsian, Thailand

-CBT for depression and anxiety disorders in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain
Haifa Algathani, Bahrain

-CBT for psychosis in Thailand
Warut Aunjitsakul, Thailand

The impact of adversities on child mental health – An epidemiological approach

-Sensitivity, war exposure & childhood adversities
Elie Karam, Lebanon

-Emerging socio-political determinants of mental health
Michael Ni, Hong Kong PRC

-Mental health needs and barriers to treatment of Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon
Michael Pluess, UK

Evolving assisted dying policies and challenges with mental illnesses: What if there is no goldilocks solution?

-Psychiatrist’s role in assisted dying
K. Sonu Gaind, Canada 

-Ethical dilemmas around dying with dignity
Rutger Jan van der Gaag, Netherlands

-Ethical issues in assisted dying
Paul Appelbaum, USA

Women’s health in a troubled world

-Causes and consequences of violence against women
Gail Robinson, Canada

-Struggles for women in Oman and the impact on their mental health
Zakia Ali Al Difai, Oman

-Interplay between genetics and sociocultural factors in the pathogenesis of eating disorders
Allan Kaplan, Canada 

Uncovering subjectivity in clinical psychopathology

-Burn out and individuality – social aesthetic perspectives
Michael Musalek, Austria

-Borderline personality disorder and the moral self: Self-management as relational moral agency
Anna Bergqvist, UK

-Existential types in a dialectic approach to temporality and intersubjectivity in psychopathology
Guilherme Messas, Brazil

The potential of an active lifestyle in the prevention, treatment and management of psychosis

-Physical activity as behavioural risk factor for incident psychosis
Felipe Schuch, Brazil

-Health outcomes and program adherence of a integrated lifestyle intervention in people with severe mental illness in community settings
Rachel Morell, Australia

-Less medication use after a lifestyle-focused treatment in severe mental illness in inpatient settings
Jeroen Deenik, Netherlands

The relevance of spirituality/religion in enhancing Asian mental health – the why, what, when and how?

-Roles of spirituality/religion in mental health and care in East Asian communities in Canada
Wai Lun Alan Fung, Canada

-Working with faith communities, Brahmakumaris in India, for the interface of principles of spirituality for mental
health promotion & symptom management
Avdesh Sharma, India

-Partnering with faith communities in enhancing mental health – examples from Hong Kong
Agatha Chong, Hong Kong, China

APSAAR symposium: Amphetamine type stimulants (ATS) and mental health

-Mental health of individuals receiving methamphetamine dependence treatment in a treatment center in Thailand
Rasmon Kalayasiri, Thailand

-Project for introducing evidence-based relapse prevention program to drug dependence treatment and rehabilitation centers for international technology cooperation
Tomohiro Shirasaka, Japan

-Prognostic factors of patients with methamphetamine abuse after one year follow up Chia-Chun Hung, Taiwan Depression, religiosity and religious coping in Amphetamine type stimulants (ATS) use Disorder
Anne Yee, Malaysia

Perspective and outcome of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Asia

-Perspective of health professional for ECT in Indonesia
Dharmawan Purnama, Indonesia

-Training System for ECT in Japan
Hitoshi Iida, Japan

-ECT status in Korea especially for treatment resistant Schizophrenia
In Chung, Korea

Contributions of psychoanalysis to social psychiatry; symposium cosponsored by WPA affiliated organizations: WADP and the AAPDPP

-Psychodynamics and social dynamics of suicide in low- and middle-income countries
Cesar Alfonso, USA

-How can psychoanalysis and social psychiatry collaborate?
Driss Moussaoui, Morocco

-How can psychoanalysis contribute to social psychiatry?
Maria Ammon, Germany

WPA position statement on spirituality and religion in psychiatry: practical implications

-Approaching S/R in clinical care: evidence and guidelines
Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Brazil

-Psychiatry and religion. controversies and consensus: a matter of attitude
Peter Verhagen, Netherlands

-Interface of Spiritual organizations & mental health professionals, past, present & future
Avdesh Sharma, India

Situation and mental health impact of COVID-19 – the high risk Asian countries’ perspectives

-The current issue of COVID-19 infection and the survey on the mental state at the medical institutions for infectious diseases in Japan
Tomohiro Shirasaka, Japan

-Investigation into public anxiety symptoms and preventive measures during the COVID-19 outbreak in Taiwan
Chia-Chun Hung, Taiwan

Novel ways to conceptualize prevention and interventions to reduce mental health problems

-Resilience and mental health: Longitudinal evidence from epidemiological samples in the United States
James Anthony, USA

-Does providing personalized depression risk information lead to psychological harm?
JianLi Wang, Canada

Problematic usage of the internet – from obsessive compulsive related disorder to behavioural addiction

-Gaming disorder – ‘The new kid in the block’
Dan Stein, South Africa

-PUI the hidden epidemic
Konstantinos Ioannidis, UK

-Harnessing technology to diagnose and treat behavioral addictions
Lior Carmi, Israel

Outcomes of addictions in women: developing country perspectives

-Psychosocial correlates of addiction in women
Florence Thibaut, France

-Neurobiological correlates of addictions in women
E Mohandas, India

Law and ethics of compulsory psychiatric treatment with special focus on indigenous populations

-Law and ethics of compulsory psychiatric treatment with special focus on indigenous populations. A maori perspective
Kiri Prentice, New Zealand 

-Human rights and social determinants of health of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Neeraj Gill, Australia 

Psychosocial consequences of COVID-19 in urban settings

-The psychosocial consequences of COVID-19 in urban settings
Jair Mari, Brazil 

-A series of disasters and recoveries in Sri Lanka
Dulshika Waas, Sri lanka 

-Forced social isolation and consequent mental health problems: lessons from hikikomori
Takahiro Kato, Japan 

The science and ethics of digital phenotyping in adolescent mental health

-Digital phenotyping from research to clinical implementation
Aditya Vaidyam, USA

-Tracing tomorrow: Adolescents’ preferences in digital phenotyping from an online game
Gabriela Pavarini, UK

Research on Asian psychotropic drug prescription pattern: Past, present, and future

-REAP Survey: Development and performance in multiple regions
Shu-Yu Yang, Taiwan

-Advanced studies in REAP-AP4
Seon-Cheol Park, Korea

-Associate factors of psychotropic drug prescribing
Takahiro Kato, Japan

Bridging the gap in mental health via mass media, social media and telepsychiatry-experiences from Nigeria, Kenya and Greece

-Bridging the gap in mental health via mass media and telepsychiatry – experiences from Nigeria, Kenya and Greece (radio highlights)
Margaret Ojeahere, Nigeria

-A mental health startup platform changes the way mental health is provided in Greece
Nikolaos Gkouvas, Greece

Biological developments in whole person psychiatry

-Integrating precision medicine within whole person psychiatry and medicine
Juan Mezzich, USA

-Advances in integrated person-centered care to promote a whole person coordinated approach
Helen Millar, UK

-Neuro-psychiatry and hermeneutics make psychiatry person-centered
Michael Wong, Hong Kong PRC

Integrating mental health into primary care: promoting best practices in APEC economies

-Integrating mental health into primary care (WONCA)
Garth Manning, Thailand

-Integration of mental health into primary care and community settings in APEC
Jill Murphy, Canada

-Integrating mental health into primary care (Indonesia)
I. Irmansyah, Indonesia

Sexual harassment at work place: Recognition and prevention

-Sexual harassment of women at work place: The way ahead
Saroja Indran, Australia

Comorbidity and of somatic and psychiatric disorders: The state of the art

-Meta-analysis (MA) of pharmacological treatment of smoking cessation
Dan Siskind, Australia

-Physical health and health risk in people with severe mental illness (SMI) in the Indian subcontinent. Results form a survey in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan Najma Siddiqi, UK

Art and psychiatry: Past and future

-The art of living a fulfilled life
Hans-Otto Thomashoff, Austria

-Semiotic mechanisms of art in fighting stigma
Ekaterina Sukhanova, USA

-The Cunningham Dax Collection
Jennifer Harrison, Australia

The challenge of behavioural addictions

-Problematic internet use and gaming disorders in students and outpatients with different psychiatric disorders
Donatella Marazziti, Italy

Homelessness and mental illness: Views from early career psychiatrists from multiple Asian countries

-Homelessness and mental health in India
Siddharth Sarkar, India 

-Homelessness and mental health in Indonesia
Rossalina Rossalina, Indonesia

-Homelessness and mental health in Nepal
Bikram Kafle, Nepal

Public mental health

-Public mental health and associated opportunities
Jonathan Campion, UK

-Community based mental health model. The actual distance between a real transformation and the mere rhetoric thereof
Santiago Levin, Argentina

-Social justice, health equity and Covid-19
Michael Marmot, UK 

Advances in psychiatric classifications and diagnosis

-Historical perspective on international classifications of psychiatric disorders: Past, present and future
Juan Mezzich, USA

-GLAD-P-Revised: The Latin-American classification of psychiatric disorders: A person-centered based diagnostic system
Elvia Velasquez, Colombia

-Neuroscience and classification in psychiatry
Ihsan Salloum, USA

Human rights and women’s mental health in special populations

-Woman, human rights and psychiatry
Guadalupe Morales Cano, Spain

-Sexual and reproductive rights for girls and woman with mental illness
Donna Stewart, USA

-Suicidality in women and girls in humanitarian crisis
Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Germany 

Human trafficking and mental health

-Human trafficking and mental health in general and in North America
Donna Stewart, Canada

-Human trafficking from a South American Andean perspective
Marta Rondon, Peru

-A project on mental health recovery for trafficked victims in England
Nicola Wright, UK

Ill dopamine signaling in brain disorders: Recent progress

-Dopaminergic epistasis in addiction
Carl Lin, USA

-Genetic findings from rat models
Raul Gainetdinov, Russian Federation

-Dopamine-immune pathway confers risk for brain disorders
Barbara Fedorova, Germany

Prevalence and correlates of new psychoactive substance (NPS) use

-New psychoactive substance use in Taiwan
Jih-Heng Li, Taiwan

-Surveillance strategies to detect new psychoactive substances and their correlates in Thailand
Chitlada Areesantichai, Thailand

-Surveillance methods for detecting NPS in the US
Linda Cottler, USA

Meditation as medication

-Overview of meditation and its scope in mental health
Avdesh Sharma, India

-Letting go
Paul Summergrad, USA

Coercive practices in psychiatry: are they necessary?

-Are we forced to coerce, or are we using excessive force?
K. Sonu Gaind, Canada

-Mental health laws: applications and cultural aspects
Nahala Nagy, Egypt

-Coercive practices: the balance between the individual’s rights and the collective rights
Zvi Zemishlany, Israel

Therapeutic interventions addressing trauma in infants and toddlers- application of infant parent psychotherapy and EMDR narrative methods

-Evaluating the impact of trauma on infants and parents at a Paediatric Hospital in Thailand
Sasitorn Chantaratin, Thailand

-Psychotherapeutic responses with infants with complex cardiac disorders and their parents in a Paediatric tertiary hospital
Campbell Paul, Australia

-EMDR treatment of a toddler with PTSD following a random violent attack and subsequent medical trauma
Allister Bush, New Zealand

Psychiatry of the future – Web based solutions for mental health and primary care in low income countries!?

-Building on synergy – international collaboration for mental health system development
Ian Hickie, Australia

-Adaptation of EMH solutions to COLOMBIA
Laura Ospina- Pinellos, Australia

-Starting with youth – web based strategies for the Arabic World
Mostafa Kamel, Egypt

The knowledge of the possible development of a psychiatric disorder

-Infant psychiatry
Campbell Paul, Australia

-Child and adolescent psychiatry
Daniel Fung Shuen Sheng, Singapore

Young adult psychiatry
Patrick McGorry, Australia

Current electroconvulsive therapy practice in Southeast Asian countries

-Current ECT practice in Asia: Results from a recent survey
Kok Yoon Chee, Malaysia

-Naturalistic ECT outcomes in Singapore
Phern Chern Tor, Singapore

-Electroconvulsive Service in Thailand
Pichai Ittasakul, Thailand

WPA literature and psychiatry symposium: Religion, poetry, melancholia, and violence: archetypes in the life of the psyche

-A tale of the medicine man
Sergio Villaseñor-Bayardo, Mexico

-The poetry of disability
Jennifer Harrison, Australia

-Loss and mourning in European modernist poetry
Ekaterina Sukhanova, USA

Rethinking our future: medical student and resident wellbeing and suicide prevention

-Clinical management of medical students with suicidal thoughts, an Indonesian perspective
Petrin Lukman, Indonesia

-Suicide among us-prevention strategies, a North American perspective
Renato dos Santos, Canada

-Physician and medical student well-being, a Thai perspective
Paul Thisayakorn, Thailand

APSAAR symposium: The rising challenge of cyber addictions in Asia: insight into internet gaming in the rapid techno-economic developing region

-Internet Gaming Disorder: Who is at Risk?
Kristiana Siste, Indonesia

-Custom Tailored Treatment Modalities for IGD
Satoko Mihara, Japan

-How to prevent Internet gaming disorder: Lesson from Korean cohort study (iCURE: Internet user Cohort for Unbiased Recognition of gaming disorder in Early Adolescence)
Hae Lee, Korea, Republic of

Psychotherapy for populations in need in underserved areas of the world

-Psychological help in rural areas: an IFP programme
Driss Moussaoui, Morocco

-Cultural adaptations of IPT in the care of displaced persons and refugees
Xavier Pereira, Malaysia

-Cultural adaptations of CBT-evidence based research from Egypt
Reham Aly, Egypt

Epistemological challenges in psychiatric classification and diagnosis

-Are causal accounts in psychiatry necessary for a classification to be valid scientifically?
Werdie van Staden, South Africa

-Psychiatric classification and a person-centred integrated diagnosis
Ihsan Salloum, United States of America

-Belgian governmental advice on DSM-5 revisited: anthropopsychiatric investigations of psychiatric classification
Marc Calmeyn, Belgium

Models of collaboration between psychiatrists and indigenous healers in Canada, Australia and New Zealand

-Two-Eyed Seeing: models of psychiatric care for Indigenous people in Canada
Cornelia Wieman, Australia

-Developing clinically and culturally capable mental health services for Aboriginal communities in Western Australia
Helen Milroy, New Zealand

-Tataihono- a model for partnership between psychiatry and Maori healing in New Zealand
Allister Bush and Wiremu NiaNia, New Zealand

Why we need a new international treaty on the human rights of older persons

-Why a treaty for older persons
Andrew Byrnes and Carmelle Peisah, Australia

-The World Dignity Project
Gabriel Ivbijaro, Portugal

-A rights-based approach to mental health of older adults
Carlos Carlos Augusto de Mendonça Lima, Switzerland

Pharmacological management of autism

-Presentation of Autism and Co-Morbidities
Aafia Malik, Pakistan

-ADHD: Diagnostic And Treatment Challenges In LMIC Compared to North America
Nasar Khan, Pakistan

-Pharmacological Management of Autism in difficult situations
Muhammad Ayub, Canada

Recent developments in forensic psychiatry: Biological treatment and management of sex offenders

-Nothing works again – the evaluation of the Sex Offender Treatment Programme (SOTP) in England and Wales.
Birgit Voelm, Germany

-The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) 2020 Guidelines for the Pharmacological Treatment of Paraphilic Disorders.
Florence Thibaut, France

-Ethical issues of testosterone lowering treatment.
Kris Goethals, Belgium

Psychoanalytic insights and the psychodynamic treatment of Schizophrenia

-Psychodynamic understanding and treatment of schizophrenia
Maria Ammon, Germany

-Psychoanalytic understanding and treatment of delusions
Hervé Granier, France

-Psychodynamic principles informing the care of persons with schizophrenia – an Indonesian Perspective
Sylvia Detri Elvira, Indonesia

Challenges and benefits of providing community mental health services as an early career psychiatrist in low and middle income country (LMIC)

-Challenges and Benefits of Providing Community Mental Health Services as an ECP in a LMIC.
Margaret Ojeahere, Nigeria

-Community Work and Reducing Stigma in India- to liberate the chained mentally ill persons and reintegrate them into the Society.
Rakesh Kumar, India

The distribution and occurrence of psychiatric disorders in the general population: A global perspective on innovations in measurement and study design

-Advancing global metrics in child and adolescent mental health
George Patton, Australia

-Prevalence of mental disorders in China
Yueqin Huang, China

Helping kids with autism thrive in their schools: The interdisciplinary approach in Southeast Asian context

-Using ABA in a School Readiness Program
Nurhayati Ismail, Singapore

-The Implementation of Interdisciplinary Approach in a Hospital-Based Demonstration Classroom for Primary School Students with ASD
Suvimon Apinantanakul, Thailand

-Helping Teens with ASD Navigate the Complex Social World: the Thai- PEERS® Intervention
Napat Sittanomai, Thailand

Opioid substitution treatment in transition

-Opium tincture as substitution treatment in Iran and Asia
Mohammadali Nikoo, Canada

Personalisation, psychiatric excellence and “post-truth”

-The conceptual (mis)match between personalised neurotechnologies and person-centred psychiatry
Werdie van Staden, South Africa

-Psychiatric excellence and the art of living
John Sadler, United States of America

-Is post-truth bad for your mental health?
Derek Bolton, United Kingdom

APSAAR Symposium: expected treatment outcomes of gaming disorders: what matters to patients and clinicians?

-Patients’ preferable health outcomes of their treatment for gaming disorder
Dutsadee Juengsiragulwit, Thailand

-Clinicians’ expected treatment outcomes of gaming disorder
Kristiana Siste, Indonesia

-How to balance between patients’ and clinicians’ preferences in treatment of gaming disorder
John Saunders, Australia

Intimate partner violence and mental health: opportunities for change

-Developmental approaches to intimate partner violence
Marta Rondon, Peru

-A measurement agenda for intimate partner violence and mental health
Prabha Chandra, India

-Transforming mental health service responses to intimate partner violence
Louise Howard, United Kingdom

Telepsychiatry in the time of COVID-19: A potential solution to a global issue

-Patient satisfaction with use of home-telepsychiatry in North Macedonia during COVID-19 pandemic
Stojan Bajraktarov, North Macedonia

-Home-telepsychiatry : Challenges, benefits… and pitfalls
Davor Mucic, Denmark

Cross-continental and cross-cohort views of psychiatric training

-Perspective of the director of a psychiatry training program in Brazil
Joao Mauricio Castaldelli-Maia, Brazil

-Psychiatric training in Russia – the early career psychiatrist’s outlook
Egor Chumakov and Nataliia Petrova, Russian Federation

-Exploring Burnout among Psychiatric Trainees at a South African University
Tejil Morar, South Africa

Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

-Pandemic-related emergency psychiatric presentations of children and adolescents in 10 countries (PREP-Kids): a retrospective international cohort study
Dennis Ougrin, United Kindgdom 

-Work-related stress and socio-economic context of mental health of healthcare workers during a COVID-19 pandemic
Volodymyr Virchenko, Ukraine

-Mind the gap
Robert Van Voren, Netherlands

Depiction of autism through a cultural lens: a comparison between east and west

-Bollywood depiction of ASD
Dr Shruti, India

-Hollywood depiction of ASD
Aniruddh Behere, United States of America

-Concerns for overdiagnosis and anti-vaxxers phenomenon
Pamela Campbell, United States of America

The journey towards excellence: Mental health policy & strategy

-Bangladesh’s National Mental Health Strategy 2020-2030
Saima Wazed, Bangladesh

-Sri Lanka
Haris Chandra Gambheera, Sri Lanka

-The journey towards excellence: Mental health policy and strategy
Benjamas Prukkanone, Thailand

Launch and implementation of the WHO/UNODC international standards for the treatment of drug use disorders: revised edition based on results of field-testing

-Implementation of WHO/UNODC International standards for the treatment of drug use disorders (Joint Presentation)
Dzmitry Krupchanka, Switzerland and Wataru Kashino, Austria

-Implementation of WHO/UNODC international standards for the treatment of drug use disorders: Good practice in Indonesia
Diah Setia Utami, Indonesia

-Experience of field-testing and implementation of The Standards in Thailand
Sawitri Assanangkornchai, Thailand

FC01 – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (including Infant Psychiatry)

FC02 – Bipolar Disorder/Depressive Disorder/Stigma and Mental Health

FC03 – Genetics in Psychiatry

FC04 – Education, Ethical Issues and Epidemiology in Psychiatry/Emergency and Forensic Psychiatry/Gender and Mental Health

FC05 – Autism spectrum disorders/Classification, Diagnostic Assessment and Nomenclature/Comorbidity of mental and somatic disorders/Dementia

FC06 – COVID-19

FC07 – Mental Health and Public Health/Immunology and Linguistics in Psychiatry/Mental Health of Women and Girls/Mood Disorders, Depression and Anxiety

FC08 – Neuromodulation/Old Age Psychiatry/Perinatal Disorders/Other Themes on Disorders

FC09 -Psychooncology/Psychopharmacology/Psychotherapies/Addictions to Psychotropic Substances

FC10 – Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders/Suicidology/Other

Session 01: Data-driven mental health care during COVID-19 

Session 02: Mindfulness: The manifestations and applications within the Thai cultural context

Session 03: Protecting our children during COVID-19: What happened, what is happening and what will happen

Session 04: Beyond community mental health vaccine: Community resilience

Session 05: Digital mental health services and COVID 19

Session 06: How to get through a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic

The future of psychiatry
Norman Sartorius, Switzerland

Early intervention in mental health: From early psychosis to a transdiagnostic staging approach
Patrick McGorry, Australia

Reference to the development of psychiatry in Asia and Australia and the work of the Asian Federation of Psychiatric societies
Malcolm Hopwood, Australia

Physical exercise and severe mental disorder: a pastime or a serious contribution to treatment and recovery
Peter Falkai, Germany 

Psychiatry in Latin America: achievements and trends
Jair D. Mari, Brazil 

Welcome Trust Programme Aiming to promote mental health of adolescents

Miranda Wolpert, UK

Psychiatric genetics: Updates and prospects

Chair: Marcella Rietschel, Germany

-Section introduction
Fernando Goes, USA

-Ethical aspects of genetic research: the view from South Asia
Smita Deshpande, India

-Genetic research in low-income countries: current status, challenges, and future perspectives
Kristina Adorjan, Germany

-Explanatory models to understand the function of genetic risk factors for psychotic disorders
Vishwajit Nimgaonkar, India

Use of modern technologies in education in psychiatry

Chair: Cesar Alfonso, USA

–Learn while having fun: enhancing the learning experience in psychiatry through live quizzes
Sami Ouanes, Qatar

–Teaching psychiatry in a “smart world”: from digital whiteboards to virtual reality
Lamia Jouini, United Kingdom

–A psychiatry international tele-education pilot program in India, United States and China
Timothy Sullivan, USA

State of the art in anxiety, stress and obsessive-compulsive-related disorders- Section update

Chair: Naomi Fineberg, UK

-What’s new in managing anxiety and fear-related disorders
Dan Stein, South Africa

-Managing the psychiatric effects of trauma
Shih-Ku Lin, Taiwan

-New treatments for obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
Jemma Reid, UK

Urbanization and mental health in the new post-pandemic scenario

Chair: Naotaka Shinfuku, Japan 

-The post-pandemic effect of urbanization on mental health in big cities
Jair de Mari, Brazil 

-Workplace mental health issues post COVID- Focus on urban settings
Michelle Riba, USA

-The impact of technological development to urban mental health: The good, the bad, and the ugly
Kamonpron Wannarit, Thailand 

Schizophrenia: From innovative classification to guideline-based rehabilitation considering developing countries

Chair: Pitchet Udomratn, Thailand 

-Schizophrenia or other primary psychotic disorders in ICD-11: What is new?
Wolfgang Gaebel, Germany 

-Update on psychiatric rehabilitation for people with schizophrenia
Kammonet Wannasewok, Thailand 

Towards precision and personalized psychiatry

Chair: Siegfried Kasper, Austria 

-From evidence-based to precision and personalized psychiatry
Konstantinos Fountoulakis, Greece 

-Meta-guidelines for Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder
Jelena Vrublevska, Latvia 

-Biomarkers for mental disorders: present status and future perspectives
Gregor Hasler, Switzerland

Geroscience and Old Age Psychiatry: Where we are and where are we going

Chair: Kasia Gustaw Rothenberg, USA

-Cerebral amyloid angiopathy
Kasia Gustaw Rothenberg, USA

-Psychosis in older adults: which changes with new diagnostic classifications?
Carlos de Mendonça Lima, Brazil 

Riveting research in child and adolescent psychiatry. WPA Child And Adolescent Psychiatry Section’s Symposium

Chair: Norbert Skokauskas, Norway

-Associations between experiences of bullying and autism spectrum disorder
Bennett Leventhal, USA

-The influence of epigenetic mechanisms to emotional dysregulation
Thomas Frodl, Germany 

-Long-term effects of trauma exposure
Christina Hoven, USA

Transcultural aspects of mental health care

Chair: Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Germany 

-The transcultural aspects of the doctor-patient therapeutic alliance
Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Germany 

-Leadership in mental health care- does culture play a role?
Marianne Kastrup, Denmark 

-Discussant presentation: Synopsis, concluding remarks and future tendencies
Sergio Villaseñor-Bayardo, Mexico 

Human rights and mental health: Women’s voices across the world

Chair: Josyan Madi-Skaff, Lebanon 

-The plight of Thai pregnant employees: Psychiatric reflections on the rule of law
Chonnakarn Jatchavala, Thailand 

-Coping, resilience and post traumatic growth among Eritrean female refugees living in Norwegian asylum reception centres: A qualititative study
Ruth Abraham, Norway 

Neuromodulation psychiatric electrophysiology – Current developments and future perspectives for diagnosis and treatment

Chair: Oliver Pogarell, Germany

-Neurophysiology in Psychiatry: diagnosis and treatment
Oliver Pogarell, Germany

-Transcranial direct current stimulation to improve functional outcomes
Tomiki Sumiyoshi, Japan

-The utility of cognitive, event-related potentials as biomarkers for relapse in alcohol dependence
Salvatore Campanella, Belgium

Psychoneuroimmunology: Promises, barriers and opportunities

Chair: Halaris Angelos, USA

-Mild encephalitis
Karl Bechter, Germany

-Role of microglia activation
Jeffrey Meyer, Canada

-Immunemodulating treatments and opportunities for severe mental disorders
Michael Benros, Denmark

Developing clinical applications of brain imaging in psychiatry

Chair: Wenjing Zhang, China

-Brain abnormalities in first episode and chronic schizophrenia
Su Lui, China

-Using brain imaging to predict illness onset and clinical outcome: progress and future directions
Wenjing Zhang, China

The impact of climate change on mental health

Chair: Luigi Janiri, Italy

-The psychosocial impact of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster
Jun Shigemura, Japan

-Post-traumatic stress symptoms following natural environmental disasters
Donatella Marazziti, Italy

-Psychopathological consequences of extreme climate changes
Luigi Janiri, Italy

Global update on collaborations against the stigma related to mental illness

Chairs: Graham Thornicroft, United Kingdom; Norman Sartorius, Switzerland 

-Structural discrimination in mental health
Heather Stuart, Canada

-Developing scales for global use in mental health stigma research
Nicolas Rüsch, Germany

-The Indigo global collaboration for research on mental health stigma and discrimination
Graham Thornicroft, United Kingdom