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I am delighted to introduce to you our latest issue of 2019 featuring original research reports, review article on various topics of behavioral medicine and related disciplines.
Neuroscience Institute of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LUHS)
Psychiatry Clinic at LUHS
Lithuanian Society of Biological Psychiatry (LSBP)
Our partners – Young Psychiatrist Association (YPA)
Date: February 8, 2019.
Radisson Blue conference center in Vilnius (Konstitucijos pr. 20, LT – 09308, Vilnius, Lithuania)
We are pleased to announce that the conference is
officially sponsored by the Lundbeck ...continue reading
The President of LSBP was elected doctor-psychiatrist Vesta Steiblienė, Associate Professor at Psychiatry clinic of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LUHS) and Deputy director for Clinic at Institute of Neurosciences (NI) of LUHS.
The new Board members:
Vice President - doctor- psychiatrist Edgaras Diržius, assistant at Psychiatric Clinic, LUHS
Secretary - doctor- neurosurgeon dr. Adomas Bunevičius, the Leader and the Senior Researcher at Behavioral Medical Laboratory at Institute of Neurosciences (NI) of LUHS; editor of LSBP Journal "Biological Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology"
Treasurer- doctor-psychiatrist Ramune Mazaliauskiene, assistant at the Psychiatric Clinic of LUHS and Director of JSC "Neuromeda"
Member of the Board - doctor- psychiatrist Arūnas Germanavičius, Professor at Faculty of Medicine of Vilnius University, Director of the Republican Vilnius Psychiatric Hospital.
As an addendum to the 1st COST action CA16207 meeting Dr. Julius Burkauskas has been elected, through chairman's action, to the position of Science Communications Officer. He will be responsible for working alongside Dr. Prof. Naomi Fineberg (Grant Holder Manager/Administrator) on streamlining communication within the network and to develop efficient communications with the outside world.
Problematic use of the internet (PUI) and its impact on the health and wellbeing of European citizens represents an emerging challenge for mental health research. A Cost Action “European Network for Problematic Usage of the Internet” was established on 2017 October 23 to bring together a multidisciplinary and geographically diverse group of experts and opinion leaders under one European-led Network, to leverage the existing funded research into a more coherent programme to advance the understanding of PUI from a bio-psycho-social perspective, clarify the brain-based undergirding’s and develop effective interventions.
We are happy to share two new research reports accepted for publication in the upcoming issue of Biological Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology.
Egle BAGDONAITE, Vesta STEIBLIENE. Evaluation of medical workers according to the risk factors for developing cognitive impairment
Giedre ZALYTE, Julius NEVERAUSKAS, William GOODALL. Does the Exposure Method Used in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia Affect Treatment Outcome?