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The Urban Mental Health Centre is proud to present its very first public meeting, in order to announce its new interdisciplinary and dynamic Research Priority Area, and to share its ambition and commitment to investigating the complexity behind mental health in an urban environment.

Detail Summary
Date 8 November 2019
Time 13:00 - 18:00
Urban Mental Health

The Urban Mental Health Centre is a research priority area established by the University of Amsterdam and the following faculties: Faculty of Medicine (UMC), Faculty of Science (FNWI), Faculty Social and Behavioral Sciences (FMG), and Institute for Advanced study (IAS).

This event is the official start of the Urban Mental Health Centre where this new interdisciplinary and dynamic research field will be announced.  Goal is to share its ambition and commitment to investigating the complexity behind mental health in an urban environment.

Programme

12.30 Reception

13.00 Welcome from co-directors

13.05 Prof. Claudi Bockting and prof. Reinout Wiers

Understanding urban mental health problems and conditions using complexity science

13.25 Mental Elf and co-directors

13.35 Questions from the room

13.40 Prof. Peter Sloot

Urban Mental Health through the Complexity Lens

14.05 Prof. Karen Maex (rector University of Amsterdam) and Andre Tomlin

14.20 Prof. Johan Bollen

Studying well-being and mental health from online social network data

14.50 Questions from the room

15.00 Break

15.30 Prof. Paul Verschure

From neuroscience to the clinic and back: a case study in treating acquired non-use in stroke patients

16.00 Prof. Denny Borsboom

Psychopathology as a complex system: Network approaches and beyond

16.20 Pitches

16.50 Reflections in & beyond the room

17.15 Drinks

We look forward to seeing you there!

Location

De Duif, 756 Prinsengracht, 1017 LD Amsterdam

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