A. Raballo, Italy

University of Perugia Department of Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation
Andrea Raballo, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Perugia (Italy) where he serves as scientific and clinical Head of the Center for Translational, Phenomenological and Developmental Psychopathology. He was previously Onsager Associate Professor of Psychopathology and Development at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, post-doctoral researcher at the Norwegian Centre of Excellence for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT), University of Oslo, psychiatric consultant at the Department of Mental Health of Reggio Emilia (Italy), and affiliated researcher to the Center for Subjectivity Research (CFS), University of Copenhagen (Denmark). He is board member of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) and is currently serving as chair of the EPA Committee on Publications and chair of the EPA Section on Prevention of Mental Disorders. He is also co-chair of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section for Clinical Psychopathology and board member of IEPA Early Intervention in Mental Health. His main research interests are phenomenological and developmental psychopathology, with a specific focus on child-adolescent vulnerability and related trajectories towards more severe mental disorders. He is also interested in developing innovative frameworks for service implementation. These interests played a major role in shaping the design and implementation of the Reggio Emilia At Risk Mental States (Re ARMS) project – a specialized, program for the early detection and treatment of clinical high risk states and first episode psychosis.

Moderator Of 5 Sessions

Mental Health Policy
Date
Sun, 11.04.2021
Session Time
15:30 - 17:00
Room
Channel 6
Session Description
The Live Q&A of this session will take place in the Live Sessions auditorium. Please refer to the interactive programme for the exact time and channel.

Proposed by the EPA Section on Prevention of Mental Disorders. - Early intervention in Psychosis is one of the most dynamic and original areas in contemporary mental health for several interrelated reasons. Indeed, in the last two decades EIP has been a tremendous catalyzer for research, service-reform and concept-innovation in the broader field of psychiatry. However, as every innovative paradigm, EIP has entered a maturity phase in which reconceptualization of goals, strategies and opportunities to solve wide-scale, real-world problems are mandatory. This symposium will offer a critical, multilateral over-view of the EIP field, capitalizing on the contribution of leading international clinicians and researchers who have a direct, plurennial experience in the field. The symposium proposal is a collegial expression of the EPA Section of prevention of mental disorders.

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Pre-Recorded with Live Q&A, Section
Clinical/Therapeutic
Date
Mon, 12.04.2021
Session Time
19:30 - 21:00
Room
Channel 3
Session Description
The Live Q&A of this session will take place in the Live Sessions auditorium. Please refer to the interactive programme for the exact time and channel.

Proposed by the EPA section on Schizophrenia and Prevention of Mental Disorders -Psychotic disorders and particularly schizophrenia are severe mental illnesses which typically emerge during adolescence and young adulthood. This symposium will address two important components of early intervention aiming at improving functional outcomes in schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, namely timely assessment and treatment. Briefly, Prof. Mucci (Italy) will discuss functional impairment in recent-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders, Prof. Glenthøj (Denmark) will focus on early assessment of negative symptoms and related treatment strategies. Then Prof. Thorup (Denmark) will illuminate the often neglected aspect of Family high risk populations and their value for the purpose of early intervention. Finally, Prof. Rancans (Latvia) will present a critical overview of the treatment of schizophrenia from a real world perspective.

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Pre-Recorded with Live Q&A, Section
Date
Tue, 13.04.2021
Session Time
10:00 - 11:30
Room
Channel 2
Session Description
This research symposium aims to present the quintessence of current scientific evidence on personalized psychiatry and its place in clinical practice. This symposium will bring together international experts in all major areas of personalized medicine in psychiatry. The main educational objective of the symposium is not only to present the results of up-to-date research in the field of personalized medicine in psychiatry, but also to demonstrate the possibility of translating findings from research into clinical practice, as well as to show the current perspectives and priorities for further research.
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Live, ECP Session
EPA Course
Date
Sat, 10.04.2021
Session Time
14:00 - 16:00
Room
Courses Hall B
Session Description
The diagnostic interview remains at the heart of clinical psychiatric practice. It consist of a dialogue between two subjects with the common goal of clarifying symptoms and diagnosis. It is precisely within such dialogic setting that the manifold diversity of psychopathological phenomena emerges, often beyond the descriptive boundaries of diagnostic glossaries. Indeed, the interview is a vital prerequisite to treatment and invariably sets the tone for the therapeutic alliance. The course, which capitalizes on the personal experience as a service user of one of the co-directors, is built upon a combination of live patient interview, discussions and short lectures. It will address foundational aspects of the psychiatric interview, focusing on strategic-technical aspects and relational-empathic skills; and also provide concrete advices, tips and tricks from experienced interviewers and patients. Key learning points will be: 1. how to establish an atmosphere of interpersonal trust and to initiate the diagnostic process, 2. how to ask “the right questions”, 3. how to explore the meaning behind common language phrases like “I feel depressed” or “I have had a nervous breakdown”, 4. how to discriminate between normal”, morbid and psychotic; and between subjective experience, notions and expressed behavior. 5. how to choose the best diagnostic tools and instruments.
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Presenter Of 6 Presentations

LIVE - State of the Art: The Clinical Characterisation of the Patient with Primary Psychosis Aimed at Personalisation of Management (ID 600) No Topic Needed

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Live
Date
Mon, 12.04.2021
Session Time
15:30 - 16:15
Room
Channel 1
Lecture Time
15:55 - 16:15
LIVE - ECP Symposium: Personalised Psychiatry: Hype or Hope? (ID 838) No Topic Needed

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Live, ECP Session
Date
Tue, 13.04.2021
Session Time
10:00 - 11:30
Room
Channel 2
Lecture Time
11:08 - 11:28
Course 02: The ABC of the Clinical-diagnostic Interview (ID 284) No Topic Needed

The ABC of the Clinical-diagnostic Interview

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Live, Ticket Required, Sessions with Voting
Date
Sat, 10.04.2021
Session Time
14:00 - 16:00
Room
Courses Hall B
Lecture Time
14:00 - 16:00
Symposium: Preventing the "Hype, Hope and Disappointment" Cycle in Early Intervention of Psychosis (ID 319) No Topic Needed

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Date
Sun, 11.04.2021
Session Time
15:30 - 17:00
Room
Channel 6
Lecture Time
16:38 - 16:58
Symposium: Early Intervention in Psychoses: Assessment and Treatment to Improve Functional Outcome (ID 352) No Topic Needed

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Date
Mon, 12.04.2021
Session Time
19:30 - 21:00
Room
Channel 3
Lecture Time
20:38 - 20:58
Symposium: Preventing the "Hype, Hope and Disappointment" Cycle in Early Intervention of Psychosis (ID 319) No Topic Needed

S0032 - A Provisional Synthesis: Correcting the Blindspots and Roadmapping the Future of Early Intervention in Psychosis

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Date
Sun, 11.04.2021
Session Time
15:30 - 17:00
Room
Channel 6
Lecture Time
16:21 - 16:38
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