Τhe 5th International Conference of Psychotraumatology and Mediation (5ICPM)

Τhe 5th International Conference of Psychotraumatology and Mediation (5ICPM) will be held in November 22-24, 2017 Geneva, Switzerland.

The previous edition was attended by nearly 500 people, reflecting the strong interest in the field of Psychotraumatology, Mediation, Conflict management and Transcultural global mental health problems it causes.

The theme of the 5th conference deals with fundamental rights on the plight of War Victims. These victims result in a migration flow that exceeds the carrying capacity of developed and undeveloped countries, which enjoy at the moment some peace and an enviable economic stability. Faced with excess of suffering in the migration patterns of refugees recorded these last years and growing uncertainty in countries with armed conflicts, uncertainty about the political and economic future, agitation and fears are increasing in countries.

The overall objective of this conference is to boost the knowledge and know how internationally in the field of Psychotraumatology, Mediation and Conflict management, Education, Humanitarian intervention and Research in all aspects. The conference will stimulate a broad international cooperation, North-South and South-South and provide a forum for scientific information exchange and collaboration opportunities. The conference will appeal to scientists, humanitarians and social workers, diplomats, politicians and economists from Switzerland, Europe and worldwide. This conference is a unique opportunity to:

  • Share scientific knowledge in the field of Psychotraumatology, Mediation and Conflict management, Education, Humanitarian intervention and Research in all aspects.
  • Establish an international network of humanitarian associations and institutions involved in the care of victims of wars and refugees and to stimulate broad international cooperation.

Oral Presentation by LabHEM

A Literature Review of Psychological Repercussions of Stress/Trauma Before/After Migration on Immigrants/Refugees, and their Restricted Healthcare Access in Greece

Sidiropoulos S1,2,4 , Fouskas T1,3 , Vozikis A2,4 , Efthymiou I1,2,4 , Pilichos V1,5

1 Hellenic Association of Political Scientists (H.A.P.Sc.), Athens, Greece
2 Laboratory of Health Economics and Management (LabHEM) – University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
3 Department of Social Work, ​Τ​echnological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens, Athens, Greece
4 Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
5 Department of Economics, University of Peloponnese, Tripolis, Greece
Poster
“The role of Governmental Institutions and NGOs working in the health sector (Migration – Immigrants/Refugees, Greece). Impact assessment”
Sidiropoulos S 1,2,3 , Vozikis A 2,3 , Efthymiou I 1,2,3 , Arzoumanidou D 2,3 , Kakalou E 4
1 Hellenic Association Of Political Scientists (hapsc), Athens, Greece
2 Laboratory of Health Economics and Management (LabHEM) – University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
3 Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
4 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Start Time

9:00 am

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Finish Time

11:59 pm

Friday, November 24, 2017

Address

17 Rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland

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