International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics

Fourth Meeting on Patient Reported Outcomes and Person Centered Care in Mental Health

SYMPTOMS OF MENTAL DISORDERS:
NEW RESEARCH, TREATMENTS, DIGITAL HEALTH

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Washington, D.C., September 21-23, 2018

 

Call for Abstracts

 
SPONSORSHIP

Section on Mental Health Economics
World Psychiatric Association (WPA)


AIMS


The Fourth Meeting will consider new research and treatments for the symptoms of mental and addictive disorders, and the new opportunities offered by digital health regarding outcome assessment and treatment delivery process.

The selected abstracts of this Fourth Meeting will be published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Volume 21, Supplement 1, 2018.

SCIENTIFIC AND ADVISORY BOARD

Gregory Bloss
National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Addiction (NIAAA), USA

Laurent Boyer
Aix-Marseille University

Philip Burgess
University of Queensland, Australia

Alisa Busch
Harvard University, USA

Juan Manuel Cabases
University of Navarra, Spain

June Cai
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center , USA

Bruce Cuthbert
National Institute of Mental Health, USA

Catherine Deguines
French Regulatory Agency for Medical
Devices (AFSSAPS), France

Paolo Del Vecchio
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), USA

Lisa Dixon
Columbia University, USA

Ann M. Doucette
George Washington University, USA

Michael Drummond
University of York, UK

Sarah Q. Duffy
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), USA

Michael French
University of Miami, USA

Howard H. Goldman
University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA

Willian A. Hargreaves
University of California at San Francisco, USA 

Dominic Hodgkin
Brandeis University, USA

Jeanette M. Jerrell
University of South Carolina, USA

Anju Keetharuth
University of Sheffield, UK

Anthony F. Lehman
University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA

Cathy Mihalopoulos
Deakin University, Australia

Massimo Moscarelli
International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics (ICMPE), Italy

William E. Narrow
University of New Mexico, USA

Grayson Norquist
Emory University, USA

William Riley
NIH-Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, USA

Michael Rowe
Yale University, USA

Pedro Ruiz
University of Miami, USA

Ella Rytik
First Psychiatric Hospital, Moscow, Russia

Luis Salvador-Carulla
Australian National University, Austalia

Mark Salzer
Temple University, USA

Pratap Sharan
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Steven S. Sharfstein
Sheppard Pratt Hospital, USA

Martha Shumway
University of California at San Francisco, USA

Judit Simon
Medical University of Vienna, Austria

John A. Talbott
University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA 

George Jay Unick
University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA 

Benedetto Vitiello
University of Turin, Italy

Alexander Young
 UCLA, USA

 

SUBJECT AREAS FOR THE SUBMISSION OF THE ABSTRACTS


Subject areas list (not exhaustive) for the submission of abstracts include: 

  • Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measurement
  • Clinician Outcomes Measurement
  • Diagnostics, Classification, Psychopathology, RDoC
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Prediction and Risk of Mental Disorders
  • Co-morbidities
  • Caregivers Reported Outcomes
  • Electronic Medical Records and Electronic Personal Health Records
  • Outcomes and e-PRO Monitoring
  • Computer, Mobile, Smartphone, Telehealth based Treatments and Interventions
  • FDA Disease-related Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Treatment Efficacy, Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness
  • Shared Decision  Making
  • Burden of Illness
  • Treatment-related Side-effects
  • Suicide
  • General Practice Models
  • Economic Evaluation of Treatments and Interventions
  • Policy and Financing
  • Ethics

 THE JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH POLICY AND ECONOMICS

Since 1998, The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics has served as a forum for publishing high quality, peer-reviewed original research studies. The first medical journal that takes account of the relationships between health economics and health policy formulation at the specialty level, it is an authoritative reference for psychiatrists, health economists, and public health researchers round the world who are seeking published original research in this field. It is the official Journal of the Section on Mental Health Economics of the World Psychiatric Association and the reference journal for the mental health of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA). The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics has been selected to be indexed by Index Medicus / Medline, Journal of Economic Literature / EconLit and ISI Social Sciences Citation Index.

ABSTRACTS PUBLICATION

The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics will publish the Abstracts selected for presentation at the Meeting in a Supplement of the Journal, Vol. 21 (2018). The Authors are requested to send by E-mail (Deadline: April 30, 2018) an electronic copy of their Abstract(s) to: journal@icmpe.org using Word for attachment. The electronic copy of the abstracts received after April 30, 2018 may not be considered for the selection of the Abstracts to be published on the Journal. 

ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION

Abstracts must be in English and in the style format required by The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics (please visit the website www.icmpe.org). Abstracts (no more than 500 words) must be structured (Background, Aims of the Study, Methods, Results, Discussion and Limitations, Implications for Health Care Provision and Use, Implications for Health Policies, and Implications for Further Research) on the basis of the particular content of the study. The source of funding must be indicated at the end of the abstract, along with the grant number(s). If there was no source of direct or indirect funding, please write: “Source of Funding: None Declared.”

Abstracts must be sent together with the Meeting Registration Form to the International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics (ICMPE). The dead-line for submitting abstracts is April 30, 2018.

The text of the abstracts must be sent - by email to journal@icmpe.org. Please use Word, only text, less than 500 words: Title, authors, affiliation, structured abstract, source of funding.

In addition, The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics needs to receive the signed Abstract Form. Please, insert the text of the abstract in the box of the Abstract Form, sign it, scan it, and send it in PDF to journal@icmpe.org).

Please specify whether the abstract is to be presented as an Oral Communication or a Poster (max. 100 cm. wide by 150 cm high). If you authorize publication of the abstract in the Book of Abstracts and on the website www.icmpe.org, please sign the abstract form where indicated.


ORGANIZATION SECRETARIAT

International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics
ICMPE
Via Daniele Crespi 7
20123 Milan
Italy
E-mail: info@icmpe.org
Website: www.icmpe.org


MEETING LANGUAGE

The official language of the Meeting is English.

MEETING VENUE


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAs)
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
USA

SCHEDULE

The Meeting will be held on September 21-23, 2018

  September 21, 2018 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. Registration
    5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. OPENING CEREMONY
    6:00pm Cocktails
 


September 22, 2018


9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
September 23, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. -   1:00 p.m.


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM REQUEST

Because places and accommodations are strictly limited, you are asked to send your completed registration form as soon as possible by e-mail to info@icmpe.org  Please include your fax number and e-mail on your form.

REGISTRATION FEES


Before April 30,  2018  = Euro 600

After April 30, 2018      = Euro 700

On site                          = Euro 750


MEANS OF PAYMENT


Credit Card: Visa, American Express, Mastercard, Eurocard
 

REIMBURSEMENT


If you provide written notice of cancellation postmarked before August 20, 2018, your fee will be reimbursed less a Euro 100 handling fee.
 

SCHOLARSHIPS


Some scholarships are available for young researchers who must be under 36 years old on September 20, 2018. Nominations, together with a career summary of the applicant, should be sent by April 30, 2018 to info@icmpe.org 
 

VISA


Researchers are advised to contact their nearest consulate at least 3 months before departure, to see whether they need a visa to attend the conference in Washington DC. Do not hesitate to contact ICMPE should you require assistance with this matter.
 

INFORMATION


International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics (ICMPE)
Via Daniele Crespi 7
20123 Milano, Italy
E-mail: info@icmpe.org
Website: www.icmpe.org



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