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DGPPN Congress 2014 - Renowned international experts

The theme of the DGPPN Congress 2014 could not be more relevant: with its leading motto "The challenges of demographic change – Mental illnesses today and tomorrow" the congress will focus on one of the future core tasks of our society, a task that will also be key for psychiatry and psychotherapy. The first renowned national and international experts have already agreed to participate. Read more here

Online-Registration is now available

You are now able to register online for the DGPPN Congress 2014. Click here for more details regarding the registration fees and payment options. Find out more

Highlight: Nobel prize winner Thomas C. Südhof

© Alena Soboleva

Look forward to an absolute highlight: Nobel prize winner Thomas C. Südhof will be a keynote speaker at the DGPPN Congress 2014. Read more

Highlight: Julius Klingebiel and his cell

© Hans Starosta

One of the most important pieces of "outsider art" will be on view at this year's DGPPN congress: the murals by the psychiatric patient Julius Klingebiel. Klingebiel was kept for 12 years - from 1951 to 1963 - as a "dangerous insane person" at the Göttingen "custody house". During this time he tirelessly painted on the walls of his cell, leaving only a thin strip below the ceiling free. Find out more

Submit your scientific contribution now

Every year the annual DGPPN congress is one of the highlights for doctors, therapists and scientists — and you have the opportunity to actively shape the scientific programme. Submit Oral Presentations, Posters and ePosters online now. Find out more

Welcome Address by the Congress President

The ongoing social change in Germany is affecting the expectations and demands related to the diagnosis, treatment and care of mental illnesses. Although increasing life expectancy is associated with a gain in healthy life years, it is also accompanied by an increase in illnesses of older age, such as dementias, age-related depression, age-related psychoses and anxiety disorders. Many older people with mental illnesses have comorbid somatic diseases and live in difficult social conditions. consequently, age-sensitive drugs, psychotherapeutic and psychosocial treatment procedures and low-threshold, cross-sectoral care offerings need to be increasingly developed and expanded. Particularly psychosocial medicine will be called upon to maintain people’s independence into a high age through prevention and treatment. The improvement of psychiatric-psychotherapeutic treatment reduces the need for and burden of care. Read more

DGPPN Congress
26 29 November 2014
CityCube Berlin

The challenges of demographic change – Mental illnesses today and tomorrow

Online Registration

The Online Registration is now available here.

1. Step: Create username and password

2. Step: Login to „My Congress“

3. Step: Complete registration including payment options

CME Credits and Certificate of Attendance for the DGPPN Congress 2013

The DGPPN Congress 2013 was accredited by the European Council for Continuing Education (EACCME) to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits to physicians. The following credits will be certified:

Full day: 6 points
Half day: 3 Points

You can get your certificate of attendance along with your CME credits online. Your attendance and full payment will be audited. Please evaluate the congress electronically in order to receive CME credits.

Please click here to request your
CME Certificate/Certificate of Attendance.

Congress Venue: CityCube Berlin

CityCube Berlin
Messedamm 26
14055 Berlin