The new research program for APA's 2006 annual meeting reflects the
importance of basic and clinical neuroscience to psychiatry. The sessions are
organized by topic and have been expanded to accommodate myriad excellent
The program begins Monday, May 22, at 9 a.m. with the Young Investigators'
Poster Session. It continues at 1 p.m., with the three Young Investigators'
Oral/Slide Sessions, which will feature the top-graded young investigator
submissions. These sessions highlight some of the most exciting new research
submitted by young investigators, covering a broad range of topics with fresh
perspectives and surprising results.
The New Research Poster Sessions will be held Monday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.;
Tuesday through Wednesday, noon to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; and Thursday,
noon to 2 p.m. These sessions will be devoted to mood disorders on Monday;
schizophrenia, community psychiatry, psychopharmacology, and biological
psychiatry on Tuesday; anxiety, ADHD and disorders of childhood, substance
abuse, sleep, and other topics on Wednesday; and treatment issues on Thursday.
All of these events will be held in the Toronto Convention Centre.
The 1,011 presentations (including 150 young investigator posters and 15
oral/slide presentations) are a diverse and representative sampling of new and
significant psychiatric research. We hope that you will find them informative
and provocative and make time in your busy schedule to attend them. ▪