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2017 | 08.–12. Oktober, Berlin

XVII World Congress of Psychiatry 2017 der DGPPN - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilkunde
Psychiatry of the 21st Century: Context, Controversies and Commitment


You can look forward to an excellent scientific programme with renowned speakers from all over the world. Under the theme “Psychiatry of the 21st Century: Context, Controversies and Commitment” the WPA XVII WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY will consider all relevant mental disorders and take a close look at current developments in prevention, diagnostics, therapy and rehabilitation. 

This World Congress offers an ideal opportunity to take stock of the state of psychiatry in the early part of the 21st century and share the vision and future direction of exciting developments in the field. In addition to focussing on new developments in research and clinical practice the congress will consider the human rights of people with mental illnesses and the German tradition of psychopathology.

The scientific programme will appeal to both national and international professional audiences by offering numerous events in German in addition to its many English language offerings. The language of each event is indicated in the programme.

Main topics

  • Comorbidity of mental and physical diseases
  • Psychiatry and society
  • Prevention of mental illnesses and promotion of mental health
  • German tradition of psychopathology, psychopathology of new diseases worldwide, classification
  • Young Psychiatrists Programme

Diverse programme formats

Many different types of sessions promise a varied congress experience. To get a first impression a provisional timetable can be downloaded here

Website der Veranstaltung: www.wpaberlin2017.com/