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WASP World Congress of Social Psychiatry, Bucharest, Romania, 2019

Message from the President

 

Dear Colleagues,

The 23rd World Congress of Social Psychiatry, Bucharest Oct 25-28, 2019 was a grand success with 653 delegates from 66 countries participating. The largest delegations came from Romania-297, India-29, UK-25, Japan-23, Thailand-23, France-21, Australia-18, USA-17, Portugal- 17, Italy -16 and Germany-13.  There were 441 scientific presentations including 12 plenary sessions, 53 symposia, 19 workshops, 97 free papers and 81 e-posters. The release of our official Journal 'World Social Psychiatry' was a dream come true! Hearty congratulations to the editor Prof Debasish Basu db_sm2002@yahoo.com.

 

Early Career Psychiatrists Fellowships were awarded to 21 young colleagues from all parts of the world. Presidential address, Yves Pelicier Award Lecture, Presidential address, Presidential Symposia, Theme symposium were other highlights. Apart from a grand opening ceremony, there were cultural evenings in which the delegates joined with enthusiasm. Outgoing president handed over charge to the new President at the closing ceremony. The General Assembly has elected the following new EC. 

  1. President- Prof Rachid Bennegadi, France  digaben@gmail.com
  2. President Elect- Prof Vincenzo Di Nicola, Canada  vincenzodinicola@gmail.com
  3. Secretary General- Prof Rakesh Chadda, India  drrakeshchadda@gmail.com
  4. Treasurer- Dr Andrew Molodynski, UK Andrew.Molodynski@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Our heartiest congratulations to them and we wish, they will take WASP to greater heights. Our Romanian colleagues led by Doina Cozman and Alex Paziuc ably assisted by Alina of our PCO has made the Congress an unforgettable event!

 

I am obliged to my fellow EC members Rachid Bennegadi, Fernando Lolas and Marianne Kastrup and my advisors Eliot Sorel and Tom Craig for their help and support at all times. My special thanks to our member societies and sections for their involvement. 

 

Let us strive together to make WASP an even greater association.

With all best wishes,

Roy

 

Prof Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

Immediate Past President, World Association of Social Psychiatry 

Prof. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

President, World Association of Social Psychiatry

Vice- Principal, Professor & Head, Dept of Psychiatry,

Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences,Tiruvalla, Kerala- 689 101,  India
Web www.wpanet.org  www.waspsocialpsychiatry.com

 

 

 

 

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LATEST NEWS


October 31, NEWS:

PHOTO GALLERY
now available

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October 28, NEWS:

WASP Bucharest Declaration on Social Well-being and Mental Health Evidence Informed Policies

 Download HERE this historical landmark


October 28, NEWS:

Congratulations to our E-Poster winners

FIRST PRIZE
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-ESTEEM AND SELF-STIGMATIZATION IN PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS - Cristina Bredicean, Sorin Ursoniu, Simona Tamasan, Ileana Stoica, Alexandra Riviș, Ion Papavă, Vlad Negrila, Adrian Culici, Cătălina Giurgi-Oncu (Romania)

SECOND PRIZE
TRAJECTORIES OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER SYMPTOMS AMONG LOCAL DISASTER RECOVERY WORKERS SINCE THE GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE - Atsushi Sakuma, Ikki Ueda, Wataru Shoji, Hiroaki Tomita, Hiroo Matsuoka, Kazunori Matsumoto (Japan)

THIRD PRIZE
PATHOLOGICAL PERSONALITIES AND INCURSIONS INTO THE IMAGINARY AS WAYS OF ADAPTING TO SOCIAL ROLES
Tudor Nirestean, Adina Maris, Gabriela Buicu, Doina Cozman (Romania)


October 18, NEWS:

World Association of Social Psychiatry

HONORARY FELLOWS 2019

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October 16, NEWS:

Online registration extended to October 20!
(midnight, local Romanian time)


October 14, NEWS:

Read the full interviews of Professor Roy Kallivayalil and Professor Eliot Sorel from the Psihiatru.ro Journal  (click on the photo)


October 12, NEWS:

Download the full brochure of WASP 2019, including the full index of authors:

 

 


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