Day 2 - June, 17th 2010

Plenum 1 09:00 – 10:30

Topic: Evidence-based Medicine and Mental Health – Potentials and Challenges
Moderation: Gerald Gartlehner

  1. Clinton W. Anderson, PhD, American Psychological Association
    How evidence-based are programs for mental health?
  2. Helen Keleher, Monash University, Australia
    Evidence-based mental health and the role of evaluation
  3. Marc Suhrcke, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health economics and prevention/health promotion- a European perspective.

Forum: Discussion with all participants of the plenum and audience

Break 10:30 – 11:00
Session 1 11:00 – 12:15

Session 1A
Topic: Suicide Prevention
Moderation: Gerlinde Rohrauer-Näf

  1. Stephen Platt, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
    Evaluation of national suicide prevention strategies: evidence and methodological challenges
  2. David McDaid, London School of Economics, UK
    The health economics of suicide prevention

Session 1B
Topic: Clinical Prevention and Screening for Mental Disorders
Moderation: Andreas Sönnichsen

  1. Johannes Wancata, Vienna General Hospital, Austria
    Screening for depression in Austria
  2. Wolfgang Lalouschek, Health Center The Tree, Vienna, Austria
    Prevention of burnout on Intensive Care Units


Lunch 12:15 – 14:00
Session 2 14:00 – 15:15

Session 2A
Topic: Mental Health in Children
Moderation: Adrian Kamper

  1. Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer, University Clinic  Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
    Mental Health and Well-Being in Children and  Young People (Results from three large European  Studies)
  2. Manfred Döpfner, University of Cologne, Germany
    Prevention of behavior problems in pre-school children

Session 2B
Topic: Mental Health in High Risk Groups: The Elderly
Moderation: Dir. Anton Brachner

  1. Johann Behrens, Medical Faculty of the Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
    A critical self-reflection of the nursing profession: Evidence based nursing and caring
  2. Gabriele Meyer, University  Witten/Herdecke, Germany
    Depression screening in nursing homes?


Break 15:15 – 15:45
Session 3 15:45 – 17:00

Session 3A
Topic: Gender Aspects of Mental Health
Moderation: Fueloep Scheibler

  1. Wolfgang Rutz, University of Applied Sciences, Coburg, Germany
    Special aspects in the prevention of male  suicide – an international perspective
  2. Karin Gutierrez-Lobos, Medical University Of Vienna, Austria
    Prevention of mental disorders - a question of sex

Session 3B
Topic: Mental Health in High Risk Groups: The Elderly
Moderation: Norbert Bachl

  1. Carol Musil, Case Western Reserve University, USA
    Vision 2020: Evidence for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Interventions with Older Adults
  2. Christoph Gisinger, Danube University  Krems, Austria
    Mental Heralth and successfull aging
Workshop for journalists 15:30 – 18:00
Evening Event - Conference dinner at the typical local wine tavern Streiterhof 19:00