Wars, Trauma, Migrations and Global Mental Health for refugees in Developed countries and in Developing countries for civil populations and refugees: what innovations in the treatment, in mediation, conflict management and human rights

Welcome message from Dinesh Bhugra
WPA President

Dear colleagues and dear friends,

It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the 5th International Conference of Psychotraumatology and Mediation (5ICPM – 2017) in Geneva.

Through an informal network of various organizations we are interested in learning from each other various examples of good clinical practice as well as policy practice. It is important that professional associations work closely with humanitarian organizations as well as governments and civil society. There is considerable evidence that the worldwide rates of stress anxiety and trauma related disorders are increasing. It is well known that natural and man-made disasters such as wars, terrorism, migration and asylum seeking affect children, families and communities that people leave behind as well as societies they move to…

Welcome message from the Organizing Committee

Dear colleagues and dear friends,

Following our successful meetings in 2013, we are pleased to announce that the 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 and 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…

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