Alison Creed Award 2017: Prof. Per Fink, Aarhus

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The 2017 Alison Creed Award for outstanding contribution to research in the field of psychosomatic medicine has been awarded to Professor Per Fink, of Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Per Fink has published over 200 scientific papers and written and co-edited several important texts. He is recognised as a world expert and leading international  researcher in the field of medically unexplained symptoms.  He has advanced the field by developing the concept of bodily distress syndrome, which arose from his own empirical work studying people with unexplained physical symptoms. He has also pioneered... read more

Frits Huyse Award 2017: Prof. Graça Cardoso, Lisbon

The European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine’s Frits Huyse award is presented to a person who has demonstrated outstanding contribution to the development of consultation-liaison psychiatry in Europe. The awardee should also be a person who is recognized for being willing to share knowledge, support others and fostering collaboration between Europeans in the field of C-L psychiatry. With approval from the board of the EAPM, the award committee has decided to present the 2017 Frits Huyse award to Graca Maria Pereira Cardoso... read more

EAPM Elsevier Young Investigators Award 2017

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The 2017 EAPM Elsevier Young Investigators Award goes to Dr. Jorge Palacios from London with his work "3-year trajectories of depression and anxiety in coronary heart disease: impact on disability, quality of life, and cost."

"Depression and anxiety trajectories in heart disease: some symptoms are more equal than others."

Dr. Jorge Palacios Barcelona, Auditorium Sat 1 July 2017 11.00 am


Work synopsis:

Depression and anxiety are strongly linked to coronary heart disease (CHD), and whilst there are still many pieces left to fit into the pathophysiological puzzle surrounding the association, the fact remains that this comorbidity ... read more

EAPM Conference Barcelona 2017

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We are delighted to announce the 5th conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine (EAPM) in Barcelona, Spain, 28th June-1st July 2017.

The theme of the Conference will be "Bridging the Split between Soma and Psyche".
Please take a moment to check out the Barcelona website and get an impression of the wonderful location we have chosen for our conference.
As always EAPM members and APM members profit from a reduced fee to the conference!
If you already know that you will attend the conference, please make sure you register as soon as possible. This guarantees smooth planning!
Please spread the information to your colleagues and professional networks.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Barcelona.
Kind regards,

Jordi Blanch
Conference Organizer EAPM 2017
Wolfgang Söllner
President of the EAPM

EAPM lectures at the German Psychosomatic Congress in Berlin, 22-24 March 2017

EAPM speaker Per Fink at the German Psychosomatic Congress 2017

EAPM speaker Lone Fjorback from Aarhus, Denmark gave a lecture about "Working with individuals in chronic pain - resources for teaching mindfulness". In a second EAPM lecture Per Fink spoke about "The future of somatoform disorders. ICD-11, DSM-5 and beyond".