Ethics, Experience and Evidence

Ethics, Experience and Evidence: Integration of Perspectives in Psychiatry

14th International Conference for Philosophy and Psychiatry

14th International Conference for Philosophy and Psychiatry

Detailed workshop program  Last update: 2011-08-26

Friday, September 2, 14.00–15.45

Changing diagnostic thinking: evidence and values
Organized by: The Swedish Psychiatric Association
Chairs: Hans Ågren, Professor of psychiatry, Gothenburg; Henrik Wahlberg, MD, WPA Board member
1. The human vision of diagnostic utilities to see the unseeable
Henrik Wahlberg
2. (Changed) The diagnostic process and its impact on the doctor-patient relationship
Ingemar Engström, Professor of child and adolescent psychiatry, Örebro
3. The new polythetic diagnostic universe – operators and dimensions in
DSM-5 and ICD-11
Hans Ågren
4. Discussion
Helge Malmgren, Professor of theoretical philosophy, Gothenburg

Psychotherapy of the psychoses: evidence and experience
Organized by: International Society for the Psychological Treatments of Schizophrenias and Other Psychoses, Swedish section
Chair: Kent Nilsson, chairman ISPS-SE
1. Metapsychiatric analysis of psychotic expression
 Anna-Karin Neubeck, Ph.D.; Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
2. Therapeutic needs and services in a first episode psychosis group in Sweden
Thomas Rosenlund, MD; Kamrergatans Psykiatriska mottagning, Malmö
3. Processes in psychoanalytical psychotherapy of psychoses – Description of three vital and parallel processes
Kent Nilsson, Psychologist, Psychotherapist; Private practice and PNO/SU, Gothenburg
4. Psychotic experiences as meaningful information
Kent Olofsson, Psychologist and Psychotherapist; Addiction Centre Stockholm and Private Practice

Explanation and understanding: historical trends in Swedish psychiatry Organized by: Department of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion,  University of Gothenburg
Chair: Ingemar Nilsson, professor in History of Ideas, Gothenburg
1. Bror Gadelius and the tradition of integrated psychiatry in the early 20th century
Patrick Möller, University of Gothenburg
2. Psychoanalytic influences in psychiatry
Per Magnus Johansson,
PhD, practising psychoanalyst, Gothenburg
3. Psychiatry as a biological science
Ingemar Nilsson

Mental disorder and crime: evidence and ethics (moved from Sept. 3)
Organized by: The Research Group for Philosophy and Forensic Psychiatry, University of Gothenburg (FILUR)
Chair: Henrik Anckarsäter, University of Gothenburg
1. Mental disorder is a cause of crime – Evidence and ethics
Henrik Anckarsäter
and Susanna Radovic, University of Gothenburg
2. Childhood Disruptive Behaviour Disorders: Phenotypes, Neuropsychiatric Predictors and Genetic Background Effects
Nóra Kerekes,
University of Gothenburg
and 7 co-authors
3. The precarious practice of forensic psychiatry risk assessments
Thomas Nilsson,
University of Gothenburg
4. Forensic Risk Assessment, Incarceration and Legal Security: An Ethical Analysis
Göran Dus-Otterström,
University of Gothenburg and Christian Munthe, University of Gothenburg

Nosology and Validity in Psychiatry
Organized by: Centre for philosophy and mental health, University of Plovdiv
Chair: Drozdstoj Stoyanov, Deputy director and scientific secretary,
assoc. professor of medical psychology, University of Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Plovdiv
Co-chair: Peter Zachar,
professor, Department of Psychology, Auburn University Montgomery, Alabama, USA
1. From Kraepelin and Bleuler to ICD and DSM: Conceptual issues in the development of psychiatric nosology and diagnosis 1880–2010
Paul Hoff, University of Zürich, Switzerland
2. Limits of conceptualization in psychiatry
Markus Heinimaa, University of Turku, Finland
3. From the first DSM to the DSM-5: an epistemological history
Massimiliano Aragona, La Sapienza University, Rome
4. Mental Disorder. Natural, Practical or Interactive Kind?
Somogy Varga, PhD, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrueck
5. The converging validity of the methods for assessment and diagnosis in psychiatry
Drozdstoy St. Stoyanov

Saturday, September 3, 13.00–14.45

Evidence based psychiatry: principles and problems
Organized by: The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU)
Chair: Ann-Charlotte Smedler, professor, Department of psychology, Stockholm University
1. How to find and GRADE the evidence – basic principles.
Agneta Pettersson, project manager, SBU
2. Evidence-informed practice – ethical and social implications
Ann-Charlotte Smedler
3. Ethical dilemmas – cases from recent systematic reviews by SBU
Group discussions
4. Summary of discussions and conclusions
Ann-Charlotte Smedler
and Agneta Pettersson

At the Borderline: When Ethics, Evidence and Experience Collide (moved from Sept. 2)
Organized by: Philosophy of Psychiatry discussion group, King’s College London
Chair: Rachel Bingham, East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
1. Experience
Mohammed Abouellell Rashed, University College London
Natalie Banner, King's College London
Evidence, Rational Belief and Rational Decisions
Norman Poole,
East London Foundation Trust
Roman Pawar,
King's College London
3. Ethics. The Judge Speaks in the Name of Law But the Doctor Must Speak in the Name of Compassion
Abdi Sanati, North East London NHS Foundation Trust;
Rachel Bingham

Does phenomenological psychiatry have a future?
Organized by: Association Crossing Dialogues, Rome, Italy
Chairs: German E. Berrios, University of Cambridge; Massimiliano Aragona, University of Rome La Sapienza
1. The recurrent crisis of Psychopathology and the future of Phenomenology
assimiliano Aragona
2. Phenomenological Understanding of the Experience of Delusion and Hallucination in Schizophrenics
Alfred Kraus, University of Heidelberg
3. Phenomenology & Biological Psychiatry: Are they compatible?
German Berrios

Moral visions and talking cures: intellectual and moral virtues in psychotherapy
Chair: Duff R. Waring, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1. Quasi-moral mental disorders and their treatment
Eric Matthews, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Honorary Research Professor of Medical Ethics and the Philosophy of Psychiatry, Department of Philosophy, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
2. Moral problems with moral treatments: historical reflections on the role of ethics in psychotherapy
Louis Charland, Professor of Philosophy, Departments of Philosophy, Psychiatry and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario,  Canada
3. Intellectual virtues in the practice of psychotherapy
Duff R. Waring