Psychiatric Epidemiology [EP12]

Course highlights

ECTS

1.1

Start date

30-05-2017

End date

02-06-2017

Course days

4 full weekdays

Faculty

Prof. Henning Tiemeier, MD, PhD , Prof. Frank Verhulst, MD, PhD, and invited speakers.

Course fee

€ 820

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

Some knowledge of basic epidemiological issues.

Disciplines

  • Epidemiology

Exam date

02-06-2017

Application

How to apply

Detailed information about this course:

Description

This four-day course focuses on the principles and practice of psychiatric epidemiology. Basic concepts and issues that are specific to both child and adult psychiatric epidemiology are covered. Psychiatric issues that will be used to illustrate concepts and practice of psychiatric epidemiology include: prevalence studies, longitudinal studies, the role of risk and resilience, and genetic epidemiology. Invited speakers will cover particular topics such as migration and psychiatirc disorder, the epidemiology of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and addiction in more detail.
Maximum 40 participants.

Objectives

- Understanding the basic concepts of psychiatric epidemiology;
- Ability to evaluate and judge applied psychiatric research.

Participant profile

Epidemiologists, psychiatrists and everyone interested in psychiatric epidemiology.

Assessment

Attendance, Presentation(s)


Reduction on fees

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Health Policy and Management
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

Institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR)

Netherlands Cancer Institute/Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital

  • Department of Cancer Epidemiology

25% reduction on our fees for partner institutes of NIHES

For participants appointed at the following departments, institutes:

  • Departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above)
  • Addiction Research Institute (IVO)
  • Integraal Kankercentrum Zuid (IKZ)
  • Pallas Health Research and Consultancy
  • Municipal Health Service Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam)
  • Municipal Health Service Rotterdam (GGD Rotterdam)

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students
Please state your tutor’s name and email address on the application form (remarks field).