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“Physical illnesses in patients with severe mental disorders: Current challenges and practical implications for professionals”

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This WPA webinar aims to discuss the complex issue of comorbidity between physical and mental disorders and present some practical strategies to improve the management of patients with severe mental disorders.

For more information on this course, you can read the flyer here.

Course information

Date: 15th March 2022

Time: 2pm (CET) (2 hour webinar)

Programme:

2.00-2.15: Opening and introduction

Professor Afzal Javed, President World Psychiatric Association

 

2.15-2.35: Professor Mohan Isaac, Australia:

The complex interplay between physical and mental disorders: clinical, social and practical implications for mental health professionals

 

2.35-2.55: Professor Graham Thornicroft, UK:

The scandal of premature mortality: what is the role of stigma in improving the physical health of people with severe mental illness

 

2.55-3.15: Professor Elena Starostina, Russia:

The relationship between diabetes and depressive disorder

 

3.15-3.35: Professor Andrea Fiorillo, Italy:

Organisation of health services for people with comorbid mental and physical disorders

 

3.35-3.50: Mariana Pinto da Costa, UK:

Interactive discussion based on the presentation of practical experiences in the

management of physical illness in people with severe mental disorders

 

3.50-4.00: Conclusions and outlook - Professor Norman Sartorius

 

 

 

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