STRANGER IN THE CITY
the circular relationship between alienation and psychosis
and the healing power of human reconnection

21st International ISPS Conference

Date: August 28th – September 1st 2019  |  Place: De Doelen, Kruisplein 40, Rotterdam

"REGISTRATION IS OPEN"

early bird deadline 28th May

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Our main biennial event, the International Conference of ISPS, is due in Rotterdam, August 28th-September 1st 2019. Time flies, so be sure to mark these dates in your calendar already now. The call for papers is now open.

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This conference is about estrangement and connection. Family members of a person who has become psychotic can tell you all about it, they don’t recognize the person they loved anymore.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Francoise-Davoine

Françoise Davoine

MarcusEvans

Marcus Evans

Mogobe-Ramose

Mogobe Ramose

Jeninkader

Jen Kilyon

Sushrut-Jadhav

Sushrut Jadhav

Ingo-Lambrechts

Ingo Lambrecht

Inez-Germeijs

Inez Myin-Germeys

Wim-Veling

Wim Veling

Wouter-Kusters

Wouter Kusters

Ola-Soederstroem

Ola Söderström

Brenda-Froyern

Brenda Froyen

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Huub Mous

NickPutman

Nick Putman

PROGRAM

Preconference Workshops

On August 28th the preconference  will be offering courses and workshops on the newest developments of different kind of therapy approaches.

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August 29th-2019

On August 29th epidemiological researchers and (cultural) experts with qualitative knowledge will try to  come up with an answer to the question:  Why are people belonging to minority groups with low status  5 to 8 times more  likely to experience psychosis?

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August 30th-2019

On August 30th people with lived experience, together with family members and clinicians will discuss the alienation between someone who is psychotic and others.

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August 31st-2019

August 31st will be a day open  to the public for a reduced price. The voice of psychosis (? What do you mean by voice? Hallucinations i.e. hearing voices etc? will be discussed, what does it tell us about society?

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September 1st-2019

The morning of September 1st will be spent looking at new research.

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The Stranger in the City

Proud to present a video with the STRANGER IN THE CITY story of @dias75614 @wijzijnlister

SAVE THE DATE

ACTUAL Time flies, so be sure to mark the dates in your calendar for the conference ‘Stranger in the City

CALL FOR SPONSORING ISPS CONFERENCE 2019

Living in a city more than doubles your chances of being diagnosed with schizophrenia while migrants and their children are one to twelve times more likely to be considered psychotic.

Why? Is there a link and if so what can we do about it?

This 21st International ISPS Congress focusses on the relationship between psychosis, life in a big city, migrant backgrounds and cultural transitions. The four day programme will have interesting speakers and various practical workshops.

In addition to scientists and healthcare workers there will be many people attending the conference who have experienced a psychosis along with their family members. They will pay tickets a greatly reduced price for their tickets. Many people who come from low-income countries will also be participating and that is why it is necessary to ask for sponsorship.

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