IFMAD_2015_Prague_websiteDear Colleagues, dear Friends,
It is with a great pleasure that we welcome you to the 15th International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders (IFMAD 2015) that will be taking place this year on December 2-4th in one of the most beautiful places in the world, in Prague!

IFMAD has developed the reputation over many years of being the most interactive, stimulating and productive educational meeting in its field in Europe  and this year we are privileged to join forces with ISAD (International Society for Affective Disorders) with the aim of providing an even more comprehensive scientific and educational programme. It is accredited for continuing medical education. In a friendly atmosphere difficult clinical challenges are dissected, discussed and reformulated with high ranking experts to achieve the best evidence based path to treatment in depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. To avoid bias our educational programme is completely independent from pharmaceutical support.

IFMAD 2015 topics will include: Advances in the treatment of bipolar disorder, Treatment resistant bipolar depression, Treatment resistance and treatment refractory depression, markers and personalised medicine in psychiatry?, New findings in the treatment of anxiety disorders, treating comorbid alcohol abuse in depression, advances in the treatment of OCD and related disorders, place of CBT in depression?, which brain stimulation is best  in depression?, mood food – gut issues in depression and anxiety, depression in Alzheimer’s dementia, is the new neuropsychiatric classification a tool for clinicians?, new approaches to preventing suicide, possible new developments for the treatment of depression and anxiety and many other topics and questions in the area of psychiatry, mood and anxiety, and bipolar disorder.

We look forward to seeing you all in Prague for IFMAD 2015, to building strong professional contacts and expanding international network, to welcoming new participants and meeting our old friends, and to uncovering and discussing together the most important issues in this area of medicine!