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G-I-N Conference 2012

Guidelines International Network

22.08 - 25.08.2012, Berlin

Guidelines and Guidance in Psychiatry

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  • W. Gaebel - Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Düsseldorf, Germany; Sectionn of Schozophrenia, World Psychiatric Association
  • T. Becker - Department of Psychiatry, University of Ulm,
  • P. Falkai - Department of Psychiatry, University of Göttingen, Germany; President of the German Psychiatric Association

Guidelines International Network. G-I-N Conference 2012. Berlin, 22.-25.08.2012. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2012. DocP064

DOI: 10.3205/12gin176, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-12gin1760

Published: July 10, 2012

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Background: Guideline development in mental healthcare has developed considerably including the formulation of quality indicators. The new mental healthcare quality indicators of the German Psychiatric Association will be described including a discussion of the critical issues in psychiatric quality indicator development. General guidelines for mental health services have been developed, for example for accreditation purposes of mental healthcare facilities. The European Psychiatric Association has developed guidance recommendations concerning mental health services. The question arises whether international standards for mental health systems should and can be developed.

Objectives: To describe the current state of the art in standards for mental healthcare.

Target Group/Suggested Audience: Developers of mental healthcare guidelines and quality indicators

Invited Speakers:

  • W. Gaebel, Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, LVR-Klinikum Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf;
    Chair, Section on Schizophrenia, World Psychiatric Association; Member of the Board of the European Psychiatric Association;
  • T. Becker, Director of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Ulm;
  • P. Falkai, Director of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Göttingen, President of the German Psychiatric Association

Description of session and speaker topics:

  • P. Falkai (Göttingen) - The DGPPN quality indicators for mental healthcare 2012;
  • W. Gaebel (Düsseldorf) - European Guidance Project: European recommendations for mental health services;
  • T.Becker (Ulm)- Optimizing the mental healthcare service mix: Which standards to follow?