Master Class

The EAPM Master Classes are scientific workshops for small groups of interested people (maximum of 25 persons per class). They aim to target younger scientific colleagues, who profit from the expertise of seniors. It is both, a platform where workshop leaders present their research, as well as newly established research and ideas of young scientists are discussed. The Master Classes are composed of 2 sessions, each slot takes 75 minutes.

With your registration, please select which Master Class you would like to attend:

JANE WALKER

Senior Clinical Researcher, University of Oxford

 

Topic:

Jane Walker and Michael Sharpe Masterclass

Treating depression in the medically ill: Practical skills

Depression is common in people with serious medical illnesses.  But depression is often not identified and not adequately treated.  This interactive masterclass will be delivered by experts in treating depression in the medically ill.  It will provide participants with practical clinical strategies, focussing on the following topics:

  • Diagnosing depression in patients with serious medical illness; challenges and how to overcome these.
  • Explaining a diagnosis of depression to patients who are medically ill.
  • Engaging patients in (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) treatment.
  • Giving ‘problem solving therapy’ for depression in the medically ill.

MICHAEL SHARPE

Professor of Psychological Medicine, University of Oxford

 

Topic:

Jane Walker and Michael Sharpe Masterclass

Treating depression in the medically ill: Practical skills

Depression is common in people with serious medical illnesses.  But depression is often not identified and not adequately treated.  This interactive masterclass will be delivered by experts in treating depression in the medically ill.  It will provide participants with practical clinical strategies, focussing on the following topics:

  • Diagnosing depression in patients with serious medical illness; challenges and how to overcome these.
  • Explaining a diagnosis of depression to patients who are medically ill.
  • Engaging patients in (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) treatment.
  • Giving ‘problem solving therapy’ for depression in the medically ill.
James Levenson

James Levenson

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

 

Topic:

Psychopharmacology in the medically ill: Questions and answers