Affiliated member of the WPA – World Psychiatric Association

Key lectures

These are the scheduled key lectures of the upcoming WADP Congress 2020.
They might be subject to changes:

  • Alfonso, César (New York)
    Overcoming Hatred and Xenophobia – Psychodynamics of Violence and Aggression
  • Ammon, Maria (Berlin)
    Peace Ability and Aggression in the Understanding of Dynamic Psychiatry
  • Bauer, Joachim (Berlin)
    Predictors of Violence – A Neuroscientific Perspective
  • Benedetti, Fabrizio (Turin)
    Words can Heal, Words can Kill: Understanding the Mechanisms through Placebo and Nocebo Research
  • Botbol, Michel (Brest)
    Differential Psychopathology of Violence in Difficult Adolescents
  • Brisch, Karl-Heinz (Salzburg)
    Attachment – Trauma – Attachment Disorder – Aggression – Prevention
  • von Bülow, Gabriele (Berlin)
    The Acknowledgement of Suffering as a Precondition of Reconciliation. Experiences and Reflections from Psychotherapy
  • Burbiel, Ilse (Munich)
    Günter Ammons Concept of Aggression
  • Falkai, Peter (Munich)
    Effects of Physical Exercise on Psychosis – a Challenge for Social Functioning
  • Gerson, Janet (New York)
    Challenges and Peace Alternatives for Human Relations in the 21st Century
  • Geuter, Ulfried (Berlin)
    Emotion Regulation – Body Psychotherapy in Working with Inhibited and Unbounded Emotions
  • Herrman, Helen (Melbourne)
    From Clinic to Community: Supporting Young Women and Men Living with Adversity
  • Holm-Hadulla, Rainer (Freiburg)
    The Transformation of Destructiveness into Creativity – Goethe, Freud and The Rolling Stones  
  • Janus, Ludwig (Dossenheim)
    The Contribution of Prenatal Psychology and Psychohistory to the Understanding of the Psychodynamics of “Peace and Aggression”
  • Kallivaylil, Roy (Kerala)
    The Influence of Culture and Acculturation on the Practice of Psychotherapy
  • Machleidt, Wielant (Hanover)
    The Impact of War and Aggression on Migrants’ Social Wellbeing and Mental Health
  • Mezzich, Juan (New York)
    Positive Health, Cooperation and Solidarity
  • Neznanov, Nikolaj (St. Petersburg)
    Aggression between Survival and Illness
  • Schmolke, Margit | Hoffmann, Nataly (Munich)
    Aggression in Different Settings in the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Thome, Astrid (Munich)
    Some Reflections on Psychoanalytic and Socio-psychological Theories of Eruptive Violence
  • Tschuschke, Volker (Berlin)
    Why do Hostility and Destruction Increase in Western Societies? A Psychoanalytic-Politic Synthesis
  • Tyano, Shmouel (Tel Aviv)
    Being an Adolescent in a Violent Society
  • Urspruch, Ingeborg (Munich)
    Capability for Peace – Key Considerations from a Psychoanalytic Perspective