DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Organization: King's College London

Venue: Institute of Psychiatry

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 04, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT) End Date/Time: Jun 05, 2013 / 5:15 pm - (GMT)
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DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Where is the roadmap taking us?

Two-day international conference

4th - 5th June 2013, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF

Mental health practitioners and researchers around the world anticipate the DSM-5 that is due to published by the American Psychiatric Association within the first few months of 2013.

Discussions about the DSM-5 have stretched well beyond the world of academic psychiatry having become a matter of intense public interest and media coverage.

The aim of this conference is to have a rigorous and comprehensive discussion of the clinical, research, and public health implications of the DSM-5.  The perspective is international and speakers will include top scientists, key policy makers, patient representatives, and front-line clinicians.

Speakers include:

Professor David Kupfer, Chair of DSM-5 Task Force and Professor at the University of Pittsburgh

Professor William Carpenter, DSM-5 Task Force Member and Professor at the University of Maryland

Professor David Clark, Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford

Dr Clare Gerada, General Practitioner and Chair of the Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners

Professor Catherine Lord, Director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain and Professor at the University of Michigan

Professor Vikram Patel, Professor of International Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professor Nikolas Rose, Head of the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, Kings College London

Sir Michael Rutter, First Professor of child psychiatry in the UK and Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at Kings College London

Professor Norman Sartorius, Former director of the World Health Organization's Division of Mental Health, and a former president of the World Psychiatric Association


Cost: £350 (including lunches and an evening reception)

Online booking is available >

For queries please contact Event Manager Hannah Baker at Hannah.1.Baker@kcl.ac.uk

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De Crespigny Park
United Kingdom


King's College London