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Herrenhausen Conference "Mental Health Throughout Life"

What are the mechanisms of vulnerability for mental illnesses over lifetime? Renowned experts shared their latest research and insights into risk for and resilience against mental illnesses at the second Herrenhausen Conference in Hannover from April 3 - 5, 2013.

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Opening of the Herrenhausen Conference on Mental Illnesses „Mental Health throughout Life“ on April 3, 2013, with Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation.
Opening of the Herrenhausen Conference on Mental Illnesses „Mental Health throughout Life“ on April 3, 2013, with Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation.
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The first keynote lecture on “Mental Health Equity: A Global Perspective” was held by Pamela Y. Collins, National Institute of Mental Health...
The first keynote lecture on “Mental Health Equity: A Global Perspective” was held by Pamela Y. Collins, National Institute of Mental Health...
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...followed by Hans Ulrich Wittchen, Technical University Dresden, who focused on symptom progression, critical trajectories and consequences for prevention and early targeted intervention in his keynote “The Risk of Mental Disorders throughout the Lifespan”.
...followed by Hans Ulrich Wittchen, Technical University Dresden, who focused on symptom progression, critical trajectories and consequences for prevention and early targeted intervention in his keynote “The Risk of Mental Disorders throughout the Lifespan”.
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Time for informal exchange during the get together at Herrenhausen Palace...
Time for informal exchange during the get together at Herrenhausen Palace...
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... at the conference dinner in the Festsaal of Herrenhausen Palace ...
... at the conference dinner in the Festsaal of Herrenhausen Palace ...
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... and during a curling game organized by the Volkswagen Foundation’s Events Team.
... and during a curling game organized by the Volkswagen Foundation’s Events Team.
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In the beginning of the first session on Early Brain Development,...
In the beginning of the first session on Early Brain Development,...
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... Sir Michael Rutter, King’s College London, presented his research on “Psychosocial Influences on Early Brain Development.”, ...
... Sir Michael Rutter, King’s College London, presented his research on “Psychosocial Influences on Early Brain Development.”, ...
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... Charles B. Nemeroff, University of Miami, focused on “Neurobiological Consequences of Child Abuse” and ...
... Charles B. Nemeroff, University of Miami, focused on “Neurobiological Consequences of Child Abuse” and ...
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... Michael J. Meaney gave a lecture on “The Contribution of Epigenetics to our understanding of the Developmental Origins of Vulnerability for Psychopathology”.
... Michael J. Meaney gave a lecture on “The Contribution of Epigenetics to our understanding of the Developmental Origins of Vulnerability for Psychopathology”.
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Dr. Aribert Rothenberger, University of Göttingen (left), chaired the following plenary discussion with Sir Michael Rutter, Charles B. Nemeroff and Michael J. Meaney.
Dr. Aribert Rothenberger, University of Göttingen (left), chaired the following plenary discussion with Sir Michael Rutter, Charles B. Nemeroff and Michael J. Meaney.
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In poster sessions, the participants had the opportunity to discuss with the speakers.
In poster sessions, the participants had the opportunity to discuss with the speakers.
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Session 2 on Adolescence started with Jay N. Giedd, National Institute of Mental Health and his talk on “The Teen Brain: Insights from Neuroimaging”, ...
Session 2 on Adolescence started with Jay N. Giedd, National Institute of Mental Health and his talk on “The Teen Brain: Insights from Neuroimaging”, ...
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... followed by Mark C. Pachuki, Massachussetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, who gave an insight to “How Friends affect you: social networks and Mental Health in Adolescence”.
... followed by Mark C. Pachuki, Massachussetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, who gave an insight to “How Friends affect you: social networks and Mental Health in Adolescence”.
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Sir Robin Murray from King’s College London lectured on “Drugs, the adolescent Brain and mental Health”.
Sir Robin Murray from King’s College London lectured on “Drugs, the adolescent Brain and mental Health”.
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The following plenary discussion on the Session “Adolescence” was hosted by Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim (left).
The following plenary discussion on the Session “Adolescence” was hosted by Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim (left).
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Session 3 on “Adulthood” was opened by...
Session 3 on “Adulthood” was opened by...
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... Lydia Krabbendam, VU University Amsterdam, with her speech on “The urban risk is real, but still mysterious”,...
... Lydia Krabbendam, VU University Amsterdam, with her speech on “The urban risk is real, but still mysterious”,...
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... followed by Bernd Weber, university of Bonn, who gave a lecture on “Neuroeconomics – Investigating the Biological Foundation of Human Capital Development and Wellbeing”.
... followed by Bernd Weber, university of Bonn, who gave a lecture on “Neuroeconomics – Investigating the Biological Foundation of Human Capital Development and Wellbeing”.
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Thomas Becker, University of Ulm, presented his research on “Mental Health and Labour: Jobs for People with Mental Illness, and Mental Ill-Health in the Workplace – two Sides of One Coin?”.
Thomas Becker, University of Ulm, presented his research on “Mental Health and Labour: Jobs for People with Mental Illness, and Mental Ill-Health in the Workplace – two Sides of One Coin?”.
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The three experts of Session 3 “Adulthood” Lydia Krabbendam, Bernd Weber and Thomas Becker during the Plenary Discussion.
The three experts of Session 3 “Adulthood” Lydia Krabbendam, Bernd Weber and Thomas Becker during the Plenary Discussion.
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Husseini K. Manji, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, opened Session 4 on “Promoting Mental Health and Interventions”. His subject: “Beyond dingle Magic Bullets: True Healthcare innovation for Serious Neuropsychiatric Disorders.”
Husseini K. Manji, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, opened Session 4 on “Promoting Mental Health and Interventions”. His subject: “Beyond dingle Magic Bullets: True Healthcare innovation for Serious Neuropsychiatric Disorders.”
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Thomas Schläpfer, University Hospital Bonn, gave insights on his studies on “Rewiring Faulty Circuits – The Promise of Deep Brain Stimulation for Psychiatry”.
Thomas Schläpfer, University Hospital Bonn, gave insights on his studies on “Rewiring Faulty Circuits – The Promise of Deep Brain Stimulation for Psychiatry”.
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Mathias Berger, University Hospital Freiburg, closed the Session with his lecture on “Current Progress in Psychotherapy: the Example of Depression Treatment.”
Mathias Berger, University Hospital Freiburg, closed the Session with his lecture on “Current Progress in Psychotherapy: the Example of Depression Treatment.”
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The Plenary Discussion of Session 3 “Adulthood” was hosted by Helge Frieling, Hannover Medical School (left).
The Plenary Discussion of Session 3 “Adulthood” was hosted by Helge Frieling, Hannover Medical School (left).
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Philip Campbell, Nature, hosted the Conference Summary and Plenary Discussion of the Herrenhausen Conference on Mental Illnesses ...
Philip Campbell, Nature, hosted the Conference Summary and Plenary Discussion of the Herrenhausen Conference on Mental Illnesses ...
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... with Husseini K. Manji, Pamela Y Collins, Sir Michael Rutter and Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg.
... with Husseini K. Manji, Pamela Y Collins, Sir Michael Rutter and Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg.
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