Scientific programme

“Achieving and Maintaining Remission”

Tallinn, Estonia, 25-27 May 2022

Wednesday, May 25

11.30 – 12.30 Lunch and Registration

12.30 – 12.45 Welcome Message from Chairman

12.45 – 13.30 “Relapse After Successful ECT: State-of-the-art” – Pascal Sienaert (BEL)

13.30 – 14.15 “Relapse Prevention with Maintenance ECT: State-of-the-art” – Charles Kellner (USA)

14.15 – 15.00 “Implementation of Maintenance ECT – Practical Issues to Be Considered” – Kara Hannigan (UK)

15.00 – 15.45 Coffee Break – discussions with lecture holders, “getting familiar with devices”

15.45 – 16.30 “Cognitive Effects and ECT-related Anxiety During mECT” – Jasmien Obbels (BEL)

16.30 – 17.15 “Termination of Acute Treatment of ECT – When and What Next” – Håkan Odeberg (SWE)

19.00                   Dinner

 

Thursday, May 26

09.00 – 09.45 “Quality and Standards in ECT: a Role for Nursing Leadership?” – Kara Hannigan (UK)

09.45 – 10.30 “Does ECT Cause Cumulative Cognitive Deficits?” – George Kirov (UK)

10.30 – 11.00 Leg Stretching

11.00 – 11.45 “The Role of Maintenance ECT in Schizophrenia” – Gabor Gazdag (HUN)

11.45 – 12.30 “Lithium for Post-ECT Depressive Relapse Prevention: Where Should We Go?” – Simon Lambrichts (BEL)

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.15 “Lessons from COVID-19: ECT is not an Elective Treatment” – Alexander Sartorius (GER)

14.15 – 15.00 “Dosing Methods in Electroconvulsive Therapy: Should the Scandinavian Time-titration Method be Resumed?” – Per Bergsholm (NOR)

15.00 – 17.00 Coffee and Workshops

17.00 – 18.00 NACT Annual Meeting

20.00                   Gala Dinner

 

Friday, May 27

09.00 – 09.45 “rTMS for Depression” – Marcus Persson (SWE)

09.45 – 10.15 “Maintenance rTMS Treatment and rTMS for Comorbid Somatic and Psychiatric Disorders” – Tero Taiminen (FIN)

10.15 – 10.45 “Overview of fMRI targeted rTMS” – Tuukka Raij (FIN)

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.00 “Deep rTMS for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders?” – Irene Perini (SWE)

12.00 – 12.45 “Deep Brain Stimulation in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder and OCD” – Matilda Naesström (SWE)

12.45                   Concluding Remarks

Lunch and Bye-bye