” Improving Science, Ethics, Services and Solidarity in Psyciatry”
During the World Psychiatric Association International Congress Istanbul 2013, organized by the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), in collaboration with the Psychiatric Association of Turkey (PAT) and the Turkish Neuropsychiatric Society (TNS), besides a high quality scientific programme, a scientific research awards programme for posters and a scientific research awards programme for oral presentations, a special fellowship programme for early career psychiatrists, a photo exhibition and a rich cultural programme will also be held. The scientific programme will be open to the contributions of all the psychiatrists, mental health workers, and the scientists from related disciplines across the world, besides the contributions of the WPA Scientific Sections, Member Societies, and Affiliated Associations and selected key speakers of top experts. Special attention will be given to the collaboration of related disciplines and professionals and users and carers.
This WPA International Congress will strongly emphasize the importance of improving the quality of our scientific knowledge, the standards of our ethical values, the quality and inclusiveness of our clinical services, and the level of solidarity between colleagues, users and careers across the world. Furthermore, the translation of scientific knowledge into our daily ordinary professional lives will be the focus of this congress.