5th Maudsley Mediterranean Forum

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5th Maudsley Mediterranean Forum

The 5th MMF is organised by Professor Sir Robin Murray, Professor of Psychiatric Research and Dr Marta Di Forti, Clinical Scientist at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, together with Professor Daniele La Barbera, Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Palermo Medical School, Dr Anton Grech, Director of Mental Health Services in Malta and Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta, and Professor Nikos Stefanis, Professor of Psychiatry at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School and vice-director of the University Mental Health Research Institute in Greece.

What will the Forum cover?
The speakers are clinical psychiatrists and psychologists, who are well known international experts. They will present the most recent advances in Hot Topics in the fields of Psychotic and Mood Disorders, Addiction, Pharmacological and Psychological Treatment Interventions, Eating Disorders, Genetics and Epigenetics in Psychiatry, Neuroimaging and Neurocognition, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Who is the Forum for?
The course is intended for Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, other Mental Health Professionals as well as Neuroscientists and Students who want to know the latest developments in psychiatry.  We expect about 70 participants from Europe and further afield.  So there will be plenty of opportunity for interaction with the speakers and other participants. Both new knowledge and lots of fun!

“We invite delegates who wish to present a poster to let us know at the time of registration. This is a great way to all share our research interest and data”

The International Course will be entirely in English and it will start on the 21st of May in the “Sala Martorana” of Palazzo Comitini, a magnificient example of Sicilian Baroque and home to the Sicilian Government. On the 24th , for the last morning we will step back in time to the 14th century and end the forum as guests in “Complesso Monumentale dello Steri", “Sala delle Capriate”, once home to the Spanish Inquisition and now the Deanery of Palermo University.

More info: https://www.mediterranean-maudsley-forum.co.uk/