Second Symposium of the Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group (EPSIG) 12 January 2018
Royal College of Psychiatrists 21 Prescot Street London E1   Book online now 

EPSIG Newsletter available here

Time

Session

9.00-9.30

Registration and coffee

9.30-9.35

Welcome
Dr Riadh Abed EPSIG Chair

9.35-12.20

Morning Session
Chair: Professor George Ikkos

9.35-10.05

Evolutionary Models of Mental Disorders (I) ADHD
Dr Annie Swanepoel

10.15-10.30

Q&A

10.30-11.20

Keynote: What Clinicians Can Learn from Evolutionary Psychiatry
Professor Alfonso Troisi

11.20-11.35

Q&A

11.35-12.05

Evolutionary Models of Mental Disorders (II) Eating Disorders
Dr Riadh Abed

12.05-12.20

Q&A

12.20-13.20

Lunch

13.20-17.00

Afternoon Session: Chair: Dr David Geaney

13.20-14.10

Keynote: An Evolutionary Account of Brain Laterality
Dr Iain McGilchrist

14.10-14.25

Q&A

14.25-15.15

Keynote: Life History Theory: A Framework for the Understanding of Personality Disorder
Professor Martin Brüne

15.15-15.30

Q&A

15.30-16.00

Coffee Break

16.00-16.30

Evolutionary Models of Mental Disorder (III): The Addictions
Dr Paul St John-Smith

16.30-17.00

Q&A

17.00-17.30

General Discussion and Close

 

This meeting qualifies for 6 CPD points subject to peer group approval (CPD Certificates will be issued at the end of the meeting)

A conference dinner will be held at 7pm on 12 January. This is optional and is booked separately.