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The American Journal of Psychiatry. 2018;175 (5): pp. 411-426 doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17090972. Epub 2018 Jan 24. Eduard Vieta, M.D., Ph.D.Estela Salagre, M.D.Iria Grande, M.D., Ph.D.André F. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D.Brisa S. Fernandes, M.D., Ph.D.Michael Berk, M.D., Ph.D.Boris Birmaher, M.D.Mauricio Tohen, M.D., Dr.P.H.Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D. Click to Download Bipolar disorder is a recurrent disorder that affects more than 1% of the world population and usually has its onset during youth. Its chronic course is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality, making bipolar disorder one of the main causes of disability among young and working-age people. The implementation of early intervention…

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Journal of Affective Disorders – Volume 35, Issue 4, 18 December 1995, Pages 147-152 https://doi.org/10.1016/0165-0327(95)00055-0 Zoltán Rihmer Wolfgang Rutz Hans Pihlgren Click to link to the article In 1983 and 1984, the Swedish Committee for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression (PTD) organised a postgraduate training programme on the diagnosis and treatment of depression to all the general practitioners on Gotland, Sweden. In the following years, the frequency of suicide and inpatient care for depression decreased significantly, as well as the frequency of sick leave for depression. The results of the Gotland study have provided evidence for the view that early recognition and…

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Final interview to Dr Mark Agius, chair of the meeting Final interview to Dr Mark Agius, chair of the meeting 19th – 21st November 2009 – Clinical School, University of Cambridge Q – Dr Agius, can you summarise the main points which emerged from the Congress for Clinicians and all delegates? A – The Cambridge/Luton Conference on Mental Health is now in its eight edition. First of all, this year we held the Conference in the Clinical School of Cambridge University [a University which this year is 800 years old].This locates Psychiatry symbolically within the centre of medical science, since…

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Psychiatria Danubina, 2018; Vol. 30, Suppl. 7 Click to download EDITORIALS It is my pleasure to indroduce you, as president of Psychiatric Studies Centre and chair of the congress, to the fifth edition of this international congress held in Iseo, a very attractive town on the lake of Iseo, in Italy. This time, as four years ago, the scientific management of the meeting has been done not only by Psychiatric Studies Centre but together with the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire et Psychiatrique de Mons Borinage (Brussels, Belgium), and the Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research…

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