Symposia

Diagnosis and Classification

  • Prevention of schizophrenic and other psychoses - activities for implementation in Europe
  • Deconstructing schizophrenia?

Psychopathology

  • Formal thought disorder in schizophrenia - phenomenology and imaging correlates
  • Update on schizophrenia motor symptoms
  • Negative symptoms: research perspectives and implications for recovery
  • Auditory hallucinations: converging evidence from neuroimaging
  • Negative symptoms – bridging basic research and clinical application
  • Focus on recovery-limiting psychopathological dimensions in schizophrenia: electrophysiological and brain imaging correlates of negative symptoms and disorganization

Treatment

  • The natural course of movement disorders in long-stay psychiatric patients: the Curaçao Extrapyramidal Syndromes study and the Dutch replication study
  • Vocational rehabilitation in schizophrenia: a case of one-size-fi ts all or custom-tailoring? The Job Management program (JUMP) – nurturing the IPS concept
  • Exercise interventions in schizophrenia – a novel tool for promoting recovery and disentangling underlying pathophysiology

Etiology

  • Offspring of parents with psychosis: perinatal indicators of risk and resilience
  • Autoimmune encephalitis and mild encephalitis
  • Delusions: from understanding causal mechanisms to deriving novel psychological interventions
  • Paranoia – potential vulnerability factors under the spotlight
  • The role of stressful life events and stress markers in children and adolescents with psychosis or at high risk for psychosis
  • Uncovering immune pathways in schizophrenia – a multidisciplinary approach
  • Migration and psychosis

Neurobiology

  • Glutamatergic alterations in central nervous system disorders: a role for cognitive dysfunctions
  • Biological diagnostic markers for schizophrenia
  • Glutamate dysfunction in psychosis
  • Symptom dimensions in schizophrenia brain correlates and personalised treatment options

Neuropsychology & Neuroimaging

  • Neurocognitve mechanisms underlying working memory impairments in schizophrenia: new directions
  • How patients with schizophrenia remember and narrate personal life events? New insight on psychopathology and cognitive interventions related to autobiographical memory
  • Altered inference about relevance in psychosis - computational approaches
  • Reinforcement learning alterations and dopamine dysfunction in psychosis

Outcome (Quality of Life, Recovery, etc.)

  • First episode psychosis: factors that influence burden and outcome
  • What can we offer long-term inpatients with psychosis: do’s and don’ts regarding the treatment and quality of life
  • Optimizing the path to recovery in treatment-resistant and difficult-to treat schizophrenia: challenges and alternatives