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23rd ECNP Congress: Europe's largest scientific meeting on mental health
Date:9/9/2010

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2010

More than 7,000 psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists and neuroscience researchers from all over the world met at the 23rd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) from 28 August to 1 September 2010 in Amsterdam.

The ECNP Congress is the largest scientific meeting on mental health in Europe, and this year included 46 sessions presented by more than 150 distinguished speakers from 20 countries. In addition, three poster sessions with in total more than 750 poster presentations from scientists from all over the world offered an exciting insight into the research activities of (young) scientists.

As well as providing a platform for the discussion of the latest discoveries, insights and perspectives, the congress covered a wide variety of issues of critical public health concern, such as depression, schizophrenia, addiction, chronopsychiatry, and neurodegenerative disorders, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease. The programme specifically emphasised the translation of new knowledge on fundamental disease mechanisms into clinical practice and clear take-home messages, paving the way for improved pharmacological and non-drug treatments for the prevention and treatment of all mental disorders and disorders of the brain in general.

The programme was topped off with three press conferences highlighting advances in core research areas:

  • Developmental gene-environment interactions: a model for psychosis: "Recent research findings in psychiatry indicate that genes are likely to influence disorder mostly indirectly via their impact upon physiological pathways," said Professor Jim van Os of the Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, the Netherlands. "Thus genes work by increasing the likelihood of developing a psychiatric di
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Contact: Sonja Mak
s.mak@update.europe.at
431-405-5734
European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Source:Eurekalert

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