Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, WPA Former Secretary for Finances (Japan)
Prof. Tsuyoshi Akiyama, one of the world’s most prominent experts of psychiatry, will discuss about his areas of expertise in Congress Symposiums.
Prof. Tsuyoshi Akiyama graduated from Tokyo University in 1979 and has been practicing psychiatry in Japan ever since.
Currently he is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tokyo University and Director of Neuropsychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine at NTT Medical Center Tokyo. He is a former Secretary of Finances for the WPA, and serves as a board member for the World Federation of Mental Health, the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Japanese Society of Transcultural Psychiatry. In 2008, prof. Tsuyoshi Akiyama received the Tokyo American Club Distinguished Achievement Award and in 2010 the Certificate of Honor from the Samaritan Institute.
His areas of interest are transcultural psychiatry on networking of available resources in Japan, Rework program, temperament and its effect in clinical and non-clinical populations.
CHAIR Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan) CO-CHAIR Robertas Badaras (Lithuania) SPEAKER THEMES Emilis Subata (Lithuania): Strengthening of Harm Reduction Response to Injecting of Drugs in Lithuania: Benefits from Participation in a EU Joint Action Project HAREACT. Robertas Badaras (Lithuania): Cannabis and Mental Health – Evolving Attitude. Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan): Recovery of Working Patients and Psychiatry as Useful […]
CHAIR Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan) CO-CHAIR Jaanus Harro (Estonia) SPEAKER THEMES Masatoshi Takeda (Japan): Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Reserve. Min Soo Lee (South Korea): The Current Issue of Psychopharmacology in Korea: focus on depression DESCRIPTION To be confirmed.
CHAIR Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan) CO-CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) SPEAKER THEMES Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan): How to Advance Collaboration between the Person and the Psychiatrist. Helen Herrman (Australia): Working with Service Users and Families to Reduce Stigma. Gordon Harper (USA): Being with the Patient – the Role of Relationship in Psychiatry. Ramunė Mazaliauskienė (Lithuania): Integration of Systemic Family Therapy Approaches […]
CHAIR Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan) CO-CHAIR Wolfgang Rutz (Sweden) SPEAKER THEMES Levant Küey (Turkey): Forced Displaced People and Mental Health. Wolfgang Rutz (Sweden): ”Not Only the Climate…” – A Plea for Mental Ecology. Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan): The Fusion of Psychiatry and Social Science Dinesh Bhugra (UK): WPA’s Role in the Current and Future Crisis. DESCRIPTION Today, environmental ecological experts […]
Address: Parliament of Lithuania (Gedimino pr. 53, Entrance at Building 3, Vilnius) PARTICIPANTS Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of the Committee of Health, Lithuania) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) Masatoshi Takeda (WFSBP President, Japan) Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (WPA Secretary General, India) Alvydas Navickas […]