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Progress in Mind: focus on alcohol use disorders

Symposium 15-16 November 2014, Paris, France

Sunday 16 November 2014



09:00-09:45Plenary session, The pharmacological toolbox for the treatment of patients with alcohol dependence
Wim van den Brink, Netherlands
09:45-10:30Plenary discussion, Tailoring treatment options for patients with alcohol dependence
Wim van den Brink, Netherlands and Carsten Grimm, UK
10:30-11:15Coffee break
11:15-12:15Parallel clinical case workshops
 1. Case-based treatment options, in French Henri-Jean Aubin, France
 2. Case-based treatment options, in Spanish Antoni Gual, Spain
 3. Case-based treatment options, in German Falk Kiefer, Germany
 4. Case-based treatment options, in English Steve Brinksman, UK
 5. Case-based treatment options, in English Wim van den Brink, Netherlands
12:15-13:00Parallel breakout sessions
 A. Genetics of alcohol dependence, and treatment implications  Philip Gorwood, France
 B. Multiple dependencies Oliver Aldridge, UK
 C. Effectiveness of public-health initiatives on treatment systems Ian Gilmore, UK and Jürgen Rehm, Canada and Germany
 D. Alcohol and culture David Nutt, UK
14:00-14:30Plenary session, Future horizons in patient care using social media and new technology
Conor Farren, Ireland
14:30-15:00Plenary session, Final comments and close of meeting
Ian Gilmore, UK and Philip Gorwood, France
15:00Coffee and departure