Andres Lehtmets

Andres Lehtmets

Chair of the Join Committee of the Nordic Baltic Associations. President of the Estonian Psychiatric Association (Estonia)

Dr. Andres Lehtmets, most prominent expert of psychiatry from Estonia, will discuss about his areas of expertise in Pre Congress Forum and Congress Symposiums.

Andres Lehtmets received his medical degree from the Medical Faculty of Tartu University in 1988, completed post – graduate studies in Estonial Heart Centre followed by years in Tallinn Psychiatric Hospital (head psychiatrist 1992 – 1998). Since 2001 the head of the Centre of Psychiatry in West – Tallinn Central Hospital. Former member of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment at the Council of Europe (1998 – 2009). In 1999 was elected President of Estonian Medical Association. Since 2004 is the President of Estonian Psychiatric Association.

SYMPOSIUM SZ8: PSYCHIATRY IN A CHANGING WORLD: ETHICAL CHALLENGES

Zeta Hall

CHAIR Marianne Kastrup (Denmark) CO-CHAIR Wolfgang Rutz (Sweden) SPEAKER THEMES Michael von Cranach (Germany): The Role of Historical Arguments in Present Ethical Discussions in Germany. Andres Lehtmets (Estonia): CPT on Ethical Challenges in Mental Health Care. Marianne Kastrup (Denmark): Ethical Challenges in the Use of Coercion in Psychiatry. Wolfgang Rutz (Sweden): Most Urgent Ethical Problems in […]

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SYMPOSIUM SZ1: CURRENT ISSUES IN NORDIC AND BALTIC PSYCHIATRY

Zeta Hall

CHAIR Jyrki Korkeila (Finland) CO-CHAIR Sami Pirkola (Finland) SPEAKER THEMES Sami Pirkola (Finland): The Evaluation of a National Level Strategic Mental Health Program: Case Finland. Marianne Kastrup (Denmark): Is there a Nordic Approach to Ethical Questions? Elmars Terauds (Latvia): The Mental Health Care System in Latvia. Andres Lehtmets (Estonia): Current Issues in Estonian Psychiatry. DESCRIPTION To […]

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MEET THE EXPERT MA4: NORMAN SARTORIUS (SWITZERLAND)

"Stockholm" Restaurant

CHAIR Andres Lehtmets (Estonia) CO-CHAIR Elmārs Rancāns (Latvia) SPEAKER Norman Sartorius (Switzerland) DESCRIPTION Early Career psychiatrists and other participants are welcome to meet and discuss with Prof. Norman Sartorius, one of the most prominent and influential psychiatrists of his generation. PLACE “Stockholm” Restaurant (Look on map: Swedbank, Konstitucijos pr. 20)

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