WPA, in partnership with our valued member society, The Russian Psychiatric Association invites you to save-the-date for WPA’s Regional Congress in Saint Petersburg, Russia «Interdisciplinary understanding of co-morbidity in psychiatry: from science to integrated care» 5-7 September 2020. Whether you are a psychiatrist or other mental health professional, policy maker or service user, this is an event you won’t want to miss!
The new high-technology research possibilities have opened a new era in the study of mental disorders, along with advances in psychological fields of psychiatric and mental health research. Recent data from basic sciences have opened a new perspective on the understanding of comorbidity of mental and somatic disorders, as well as comorbidity and syndromes overlapping between different groups of mental disorders themselves. This faces specialists with a challenge to reconsider the existing understanding and classification approach to mental illnesses.