Format Descriptions

Format Descriptions

Duration: 90 minutes
The ESSPD President chairs a roundtable discussion on a specific topic with distinguished experts in the field.

Duration: 90 min
Each symposium at the congress is scheduled for 90 minutes which equals three to five speakers (e.g. 4 x 20 minutes including discussion) chaired by one or two scientists or clinicians (opening remarks and conclusions).

Duration: 90 minutes

Duration: 90 minutes
Clinical discussions specifically focus on highly relevant clinical topics. A chair and two to four clinical experts present and discuss including the audience.

Throughout the program of the ESSPD online conference October 10-12, 2022, there will be clinical discussions with expert clinicians on pressing topics in the treatments on personality disorders. Divergent viewpoints will be discussed using clinical cases.

The topics will cover:

  • Dealing with disruptive behaviour in session
  • Work with self-esteem and identity difficulties
  • Building relationship facing socially detached patients
  • Work with dissociation and other trauma-related symptoms

Duration: usually 15 min incl. Q&A
Oral presentations are 15-minute presentations (including discussion time) that the Scientific Committee will group into thematic sessions after all abstract submissions have been received. The sessions will be chaired by selected specialists.

The posters will be selected by the Scientific Committee after all abstract submissions have been reviewed. Posters are grouped into thematic poster tours and will be on display for the entire congress period. During the poster sessions, authors are asked to present their latest research findings and discuss them with the audience.

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