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Annual Meeting Highlights
Psychiatry on the World Stage
Psychiatric News
Volume 44 Number 4 page 27-27

APA's Office of International Activities (OIA) and its reporting components, the Council on Global Psychiatry, Committee on Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters, and Corresponding Committee on Misuse and Abuse of Psychiatry, are pleased to announce that numerous scientific presentations dealing with international psychiatric issues are slated for the 2009 annual meeting in San Francisco. Among them:

MONDAY, MAY 18

9 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

Issue Workshop: Incest—A Cultural Perspective

APA Council on Global Psychiatry and the APA Council on Children, Adolescents, and Their Families

Chair/Director: Rodrigo A. Muñoz, M.D.

Room 113, Exhibit Level North, Moscone Center

Issue Workshop: Need to Reformulate "Risk" and Its" Assessment" in Clinical Practice

World Psychiatric Association

Room 320, Esplanade Level, Moscone Center

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Issue Workshop: Man- and Non-Man-Made Disasters in Asia: The Role of Resilience

Chair/Director: Pedro Ruiz, M.D.

Room 224, Mezzanine Level East, Moscone Center

2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Symposium: Monitoring Equity in Mental Health From a Cross-National Perspective

Chair/Director: Donna Stewart, M.D.

Room 309, Esplanade Level, Moscone Center

TUESDAY, MAY 19

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Component Workshop: National Security, the Hippocratic Oath, and the War on Terror

APA Council on Global Psychiatry Director/Chair: Shirin Ali, M.D.

Room 306, Esplanade Level, Moscone Center

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Lecture: The Movement for Global Mental Health: Why You Should Join

Virkram Patel, M.Sc. M.R.C.Psych., Ph.D.

Room 130/131, Exhibit Hall Level, Moscone Center

2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Symposium: The Effects of City Life on Mental Health Around the World

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Director/Chair: Nigel Bark, M.D.

Room 122, Exhibit Level North, Moscone Center

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Component Workshop: Immigrant Mental Health: Challenges and Considerations

APA/SAMHSA and APA/AstraZeneca Minority Fellows

Chair/Director: Shirin Ali, M.D.

Room 111, Exhibit Level North, Moscone Center

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Scientific and Clinical Reports: Survey of World Psychiatric Association Member Societies on Child Sexual Abuse and Physician-Patient Sexual Relations

Director/Chair: Donna Stewart, M.D.

Room 122, Exhibit Level North, Moscone Center

Lecture: Developments in Mental Health Services in India

Lecturer: Matthew Varghese, M.D.

Room 130/131, Exhibit Hall Level, Moscone Center

2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Symposium: "Me-Too" Medications, Really?

APA Council on Global Psychiatry and the APA Council on Children, Adolescents, and Their Families

Room 307, Esplanade Level, Moscone Center

THURSDAY, MAY 21

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Issue Workshop: Psychiatry in the Americas: Update from the World Psychiatric Association

Director/Chair: Michelle Riba, M.D.

Room 301, Esplanade Level, Moscone Center

2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Symposium: Bad Versus Mad: The Failure of the Penal System in California

APA Council on Global Psychiatry and the APA Council on Children, Adolescents, and Their Families

Room 124, Exhibit Level North, Moscone Center

Other international activities hosted by the Office of International Activities and the Council on Global Psychiatry include international discussion groups or forums on issues in psychiatry pertinent to these regions:

In addition to the many international activities being held at the annual meeting, the APA Committee on Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters will host the following sessions dealing with trauma and disaster psychiatry:

More information about the Office of International Activities and its components can be accessed at the APA's Web site at<www.psych.org/MainMenu/Research/InternationalPrograms.aspx> or obtained by e-mailing the office at internationaloffice@psych.org.

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