Elmars Rancans

Elmars Rancans

Professor of Psychiatry, Vice President of Latvian Psychiatric Association (Latvia)

Elmārs Rancāns , most prominent professor of psychiatry from Latvia, will discuss about his areas of expertise in Pre Congress Forum and Congress Symposiums.

Elmārs Rancāns is a professor of psychiatry and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Narcology, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia. Having graduated from the Faculty of General Medicine, Latvian Academy of Medicine, he completed post- graduate training in psychiatry at the Riga Psychoneurological hospital, Latvia. Prof. Rancans has defended his PhD at the Department of Psychiatry, Umea University, Sweden on the topic of suicide research.

Prof. Elmārs Rancāns is currently involved in the teaching of students and he is also a Head of Residency training program at the Riga Stradins University. He is actively lecturing nationally and internationally at different CME events for GPs and specialists.

The current clinical and research interests of Prof. Rancāns are epidemiology and psychopharmacological treatment of affective and psychotic disorders. He has participated in numerous international and local trials. Prof. Rancāns has published many articles and presented posters at international congresses.

SYMPOSIUM SA8: CHANGING SOCIETY, PSYCHIATRY, SELF – ROUTE TO CHANGING SUICIDE BEHAVIOR

Alfa Hall

CHAIR Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India) CO-CHAIR Alvydas Navickas (Lithuania) SPEAKER THEMES Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India): Farmers’ Suicide in India- Sociological Disaster or Unrecognised Psychopathology. Elmars Rancans (Latvia): Suicides and Suicidal Behaviour in the 21st Century in Latvia. Sergej Igumnov (Belarus): The System of Prevention of Suicide Behaviour in the Republic of Belarus. Alvydas Navickas, Petras Navickas, Laura […]

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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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SYMPOSIUM SL5: PSYCHIATRY AND PRIMARY CARE

Lambda Hall

CHAIR Zvi Zemishlany (Israel) CO-CHAIR Elmars Rancans (Latvia) SPEAKER THEMES Elmārs Rancāns, Jelena Vrublevska, Rolands Ivanovs, Anda Kivite (Latvia): Depression in the Primary Care: Findings from the National Research Programme BIOMEDICINA 2014-2017. Zvi Zemishlany (Israel): Psychiatry and Primary Care in Southern Europe. Jyrki Korkeila (Finland): Psychiatry and Primary Care in Northern Europe. Edmond Hsin-tung Pi (USA): Psychiatry and Primary […]

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