Tag Archives: psychiatry

(Workhop) Who cares? Self-management in psychiatry and psychosomatic illness

Presently, there is an increasing call for self-management strategies in healthcare. Self-management involves regarding patients as ‘expert-clients’, actively involved in the management of their own care. This approach is argued to have great advantages: it holds the prospect of more efficient and (cost)effective healthcare, and converges with theoretical developments underlining the importance of patients’ self-experience. … Continue reading (Workhop) Who cares? Self-management in psychiatry and psychosomatic illness

Symposium “Crisis en kritiek in psychiatrie en filosofie”

Symposium 6 november, Utrecht Crisis en kritiek in psychiatrie en filosofie.  Psychiatrie en filosofie lijken continu in een toestand van crisis te verkeren. Op dit symposium bespreken we de aard van de crisis in de psychiatrie, de duur en de diepte. Sinds wanneer is het crisis in de psychiatrie? Sinds de DSM-5 is verschenen? Sinds … Continue reading Symposium “Crisis en kritiek in psychiatrie en filosofie”

CONFERENCE “PSYCHIATRY BEYOND SCIENTISM: EXPLORATORY MODELS, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES, AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXTS”

PSYCHIATRY BEYOND SCIENTISM: EXPLORATORY MODELS, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES, AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXTS January 22-24, 2015 VU University Amsterdam Confirmed speakers: Denny Borsboom (University of Amsterdam) John Campbell (UC Berkeley) Bill Fulford (University of Warwick) Mona Gupta (Université de Montréal) Gerben Meynen (Tilburg University) Erik Rietveld (University of Amsterdam) John Sadler (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center) This international three-day conference investigates the role and … Continue reading CONFERENCE “PSYCHIATRY BEYOND SCIENTISM: EXPLORATORY MODELS, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES, AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXTS”

Workshop ‘Causal explanation in psychiatry – beyond scientism and skepticism’

Workshop ‘Causal explanation in psychiatry – beyond scientism and skepticism’ 22 Augustus 2014, at the VU University Amsterdam Confirmed Speakers William Bechtel Denny Borsboom Shaun Gallagher Victor Gijsbers Hannah van Loo Jan-Willem Romeijn Tim Thornton Brief description Since psychiatry firmly established itself as a scientific discipline, it has been propelled forward by the hope that … Continue reading Workshop ‘Causal explanation in psychiatry – beyond scientism and skepticism’

Conference on “Self-Knowledge and Folk Psychology: Perspectives from philosophy and psychiatry”

Self-Knowledge and Folk Psychology: Perspectives from philosophy and psychiatry 27-28 June 2014, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in collaboration with VU Amsterdam Special issue to appear in Philosophical Explorations (2015) http://selfknowledge-fp.blogspot.com Confirmed keynotes: Kristin Andrews (York University) Dorit Bar-On (UNC-Chapel Hill) Dan Hutto (Uni. Wollongong/Hertfordshire) John Livesley (prof. Emeritus Uni. of British Columbia) Victoria McGeer (Princeton University) Johanness Roessler (University of Warwick) Invited speakers: Cristina … Continue reading Conference on “Self-Knowledge and Folk Psychology: Perspectives from philosophy and psychiatry”

Workshop “The contemporary relevance of the Erklären / Verstehen distinction in psychiatry and biology”

Workshop: The contemporary relevance of the Erklären / Verstehen distinction in psychiatry and biology Thursday February 6 & Friday February 7, Utrecht (The Netherlands) It is often held that the methodological debate on the distinction between Erklären (or explanation) and Verstehen (or interpretation) is merely of historical relevance, important only because it contributed to the formation of the humanities as … Continue reading Workshop “The contemporary relevance of the Erklären / Verstehen distinction in psychiatry and biology”

Workshop “Embodied Embedded Cognition and Psychiatry”

Workshop Announcement “Embodied Embedded Cognition and Psychiatry”24-25 September 2013, at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. Confirmed Speakers : Katja Abramova, Radboud University Nijmegen Denny Borsboom, University of Amsterdam Ines Crespo, University of Amsterdam Sanneke De Haan, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam Inez Germeys, University of Maastricht Rutger Goekoop, Parnassia Bavo Group The Hague Dan Hutto, University … Continue reading Workshop “Embodied Embedded Cognition and Psychiatry”