Core Sessions

Core Sessions ECSR 2021

Plenary Lectures

Referring to our congress motto three outstanding experts have addressed specific future perspectives in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention since Bleuler’s first mention of the term schizophrenia.


Priorities in future schizophrenia research

organized and chaired by
ESAS Executive Committee member 
Silvana Galderisi including views of:

Silvana Galderisi

Hilkka Kärkkäinen
President of GAMIAN Europe, Brussels, Belgium

Åsa Konradsson-Geuken
Board member of EUFAMI, Leuven, Belgium

Michaela Amering
Vienna, Austria

Wulf Rössler
Zurich, Switzerland

Werner Strik
Bern, Switzerland



Should schizoaffective disorder be diagnosed cross-sectionally (ICD-11) 
instead of longitudinally (DSM-5)?

Peter Falkai 
will represent the PRO position

Peter Falkai

moderated  by
ESAS Executive Committee member 
Silvana Galderisi:

Silvana Galderisi

Ingrid Melle
will argue against the cross-sectional 

Ingrid Melle