Community Psychiatry in the European Union and Cyprus
Saturday, March 1st 2008
Cleopatra Hotel, Nicosia

PROGRAM

9:00 Addresses

Chris Messis, President, Cyprus Mental Health Commission
Costas Kadis, Minister of Health of the Republic of Cyprus
Marcos Kyprianou, EU Commissioner for Health

Main Topics

9:30-10:00 Sotirios Koupidis (Greece) "Greece on the road to psychiatric reform. Corfu Psychiatric Hospital. From Asylum (1838) to Community Services (2008)"
10:00-10:30 Stylianos Nicolaou (Italy) "Italian legal framework for mental health care: Community based care"
10:30-11:00 Philippa Garety (UK) "Cognitive behaviour therapy and early intervention for treatment and relapse prevention in psychosis"

Coffee Break

11:30-12:00 Peter Brieger (Germany) "How do subjects with mental illness work and live in Germany"
12:00-12:30 Catherine Gamble (UK) "Supporting community clinicians to work proactively with psychosis: lessons learned in the UK
12:30-13:00 Christos Panagiotopoulos (Cyprus) "The contribution of psychiatric social workers in the prevention and care of mental health problems in childhood and adolescence"
13:00-13:30 Stelios Georgiadis (Cyprus) "A survey of patients with chronic psychosis: Before and after discharge from the Psychiatric Hospital"

Abstracts

Stylianos Nicolaou (Italy) "Italian legal framework for mental health care: Community based care"

Philippa Garety (UK) "Cognitive behaviour therapy and early intervention for treatment and relapse prevention in psychosis"

Peter Brieger (Germany) "How do subjects with mental illness work and live in Germany"

Catherine Gamble (UK) "Supporting community clinicians to work proactively with psychosis: lessons learned in the UK"

Speeches

Stylianos Nicolaou (Italy) "Italian legal framework for mental health care: Community based care"

Philippa Garety (UK) "Cognitive behaviour therapy and early intervention for treatment and relapse prevention in psychosis"

Peter Brieger (Germany) "How do subjects with mental illness work and live in Germany"

Catherine Gamble (UK) "Supporting community clinicians to work proactively with psychosis: lessons learned in the UK"

Christos Panagiotopoulos (Cyprus) "The contribution of psychiatric social workers in the prevention and care of mental health problems in childhood and adolescence"

Stelios Georgiadis (Cyprus) "A survey of patients with chronic psychosis: Before and after discharge from the Psychiatric Hospital"