The 17th Psychiatric Days of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Updated: Feb 5, 2020

The Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina (PABH) hosted its 17th annual meeting Psychiatric Days of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the city of Tuzla on 25-26 October 2019. The congress which drew more than 180 participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Germany, Nederland, Croatia and Serbia, focused on the theme Treatments in Psychiatry: Actualities and Dilemmas.

A broad Scientific Programme included 27 Invited Lectures, 15 oral and 20 poster presentations, as well as several Satellite Symposia. Congress symposia discussed the latest research around the different approaches used in the treatment of psychiatric patients from developmental period until the old age, including modern technologies, psychotherapeutic methods, and social inclusion. Speakers concluded that combined treatments are still main choice for patients, with individualized treatment plans and strong social support vital in the road to recovery.

The Congress was supported by the European Psychiatric Association, Academy for Science and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Clinic for Psychiatry at the University Clinical Center Tuzla and Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The 17th Psychiatric Days of Bosnia and Herzegovina had huge professional, scientific and social success as well as great importance for all psychiatrists in our country and our Association as well.

Author: Professor Izet Pajevic, PABH President and Dr. Goran Racetovic, PABH Secretary General

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