The 1st Chinese-Croatian International Conference on Psychiatry and Psychology (CCICPP 2022) was held in Dubrovnik from 8-11 September, 2022, organized by 1-Croatian Society for Creative Psychopharmacotherapy and Biological Psychiatry of the Croatian Medical Association, 2- School of Medicine, University of Zagreb and 3- Croatian Institute for Research and Education on Mental Health, co-organized by Danubian Psychiatric Association and International Academy of Sciences and Arts in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The conference set up onsite conference in Dubrovnik, and opened an online meeting for all the attendees. More than 61,500 scholars from all over the world watched the live streaming and joined the conference.
The conference presented from different countries, regions, and religions their views on the upcoming future of mental health challenges and psychological barriers. It aims to promote a spiritual culture of empathy, health, and peace with the theme of Global Mental Health and tasks of "Psychiatry For the Better World". Through this conference, we expressed the goodwill of building a shared future for humankind, spiritual culture will be promoted, and a community of human destiny in which people of all countries will coexist peacefully and share empathy will be built.
The conference was held at 9am local time on September 9, 2022. Professor Jakovljević, President of the Croatian Medical Association-Society of Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, as the executive chairman of the conference, delivered opening remarks, extending a warm welcome to all the speakers and online participants.
Professor Jakovljević, executive chairman of the conference, delivered opening remarks
At the first session of the conference on September 9, Prof. Jakovljević, Prof. Kresimir Cosic, Prof. Tatjana Buklijas, Prof. Nenad Jakšić, Prof. Zsuzsanna Kovi, Prof. Kotel Da-Don, Prof. Mijo Nikić, Prof. Mevludin Hasanović, shared their views of psychiatry in different perspectives.
Professor Jakovljević, Psychiatry for the Better World: Culture of Empathy, Mental Health and Challenges of Our Time
Professor Kresimir Cosic, Global Security, Artificial Intelligence, Mental Health and Culture of Empathy
Professor Tatjana Buklijas, The Evolution of the Concept of Transgenerational Trauma and Psychodynamics
Professor Nenad Jakšić, Psychotrauma and Resilience in the Modern World: Public and Global Mental Health Perspective
Professor Zsuzsanna Kovi, Mental and Spiritual Health: Challenges of the 21st Century
Prof. Kotel Da-Don, Global Mental Health and Culture of Empathy: Jewish Perspective
Professor Mijo Nikić, Global Mental Health and Culture of Empathy: Catholic Perspective
Professor Mevludin Hasanović, Global Mental Health and Culture of Empathy: Islam’s Perspective Professor Mevludin Hasanović, Global Mental Health and Culture of Empathy: Islam’s Perspective
Professor Darko Marcinko, Pathological Narcissism in the Contemporary Society
Professor Borjanka Batinic, Fear and Anxiety during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic
Professor Tijana Cvetic, Pandemics, Society and Mental Health: What to Learn from the Past
Professor Sasa Srica, COVID-19 Challenges for Nowadays and Future – The New Age Consequences
Professor Marina Šagud, Public Mental Health Impact of Treatment Resistant Depression
Professor Osman Sinanovic, Restless Leg Syndrome between Psychiatry and Neurology
Professor Sabina Kucukalic, If Personalized Medicine is the Future Goal - Can Genetics of Stress Related Disorder Provide a Key?
Professor Asim Kurjak, Antenatal Background of the Postnatal Mental Health
Professor Igor Filipčić, New Insights and Challenges of Multimorbidity Treatment in Psychiatry
Professor Helena Dukić, Music, Empathy and Mental Health Promotion
Professor Ahmed Pajevic, Healing of the Soul: In Search of Complete Well-Being
On the third session of September 11, Professor Norman Sartorius, a former president of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), delivered a speech for the conference and brought the audience the last academic presentation - The Future of Medicine and Psychiatry.
Norman Sartorius, a former president of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) shared his speech on The Future of Medicine and Psychiatry
There is no health without mental health. Promoting harmony and peace worldwide should include the promotion of global mental health. The goal of CCICPP is to provide leading scientists with a platform to exchange ideas and viewpoints, and to share cross-cultural experiences from different perspectives. Research and practice in psychiatry, psychotherapy, empathy, and mental health were presented by scholars and professors from Croatia, New Zealand, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Tuzla.
After nearly one year’s preparation, the first Chinese-Croatian International Conference on Psychiatry and Psychology (CICCPP 2022) was concluded on September 11. Professor Jakovljevic in the closing ceremony emphasized his proposal of Psychiatry For the Better World. He calls on psychiatrists, mental health scientists, co-workers to work together to build a better world with psychiatry, and to equip ourselves with empathy for different cultures, regions, and religions. At last, he conveyed the best wishes to all participants, “Stay healthy, and be happy”.
We celebrate the successful convening of this conference, and look forward to the conference next year!