EAPM 2017 Barcelona Conference has signed off
Thank you all participants, delegates, speakers, partners, crew and service suppliers, for making the EAPM 2017 conference in Barcelona such a success.
Poster Awards 2017
Congratulations to the winners of the EAPM Poster Awards 2017: Ken Schwartz (Canada), Robbert Schouten (The Netherlands) and Cédric Lemogne (France).
Frits Huyse Award 2017: Prof. Graça Cardoso, Lisbon
The European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine’s Frits Huyse award is presented to a person who has demonstrated outstanding contribution to the development of consultation-liaison psychiatry in Europe. The awardee should also be a person who is recognized for being willing to share knowledge, support others and fostering collaboration between Europeans in the field of C-L psychiatry. With approval from the board of the EAPM, the award committee has decided to present the 2017 Frits Huyse award to Graca Maria Pereira Cardoso... read more
Alison Creed Award 2017: Prof. Per Fink, Aarhus
The 2017 Alison Creed Award for outstanding contribution to research in the field of psychosomatic medicine has been awarded to Professor Per Fink, of Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Per Fink has published over 200 scientific papers and written and co-edited several important texts. He is recognised as a world expert and leading international researcher in the field of medically unexplained symptoms. He has advanced the field by developing the concept of bodily distress syndrome, which arose from his own empirical work studying people with unexplained physical symptoms. He has also pioneered... read more
EAPM lectures at the German Psychosomatic Congress in Berlin, 22-24 March 2017
EAPM speaker Lone Fjorback from Aarhus, Denmark gave a lecture about "Working with individuals in chronic pain - resources for teaching mindfulness". In a second EAPM lecture Per Fink spoke about "The future of somatoform disorders. ICD-11, DSM-5 and beyond".