Media Alert - Best practices and New Science in Canadian Psychiatry: Canadian Psychiatric Association Conference 2008

    The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and the Hyatt Regency-Vancouver-
    September 4-7, 2008

    OTTAWA, Sept. 4 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What science and practice issues are on the mind of psychiatrists today?

    Six Invited lectures, 37 symposia, 18 workshops, 34 Papers,
four Institutes and 52 posters, 1200+ delegates.

    Who:   Canadian Psychiatric Association

    What:  Annual Scientific and Continuing Education Conference

    Where: The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and the Hyatt Regency Vancouver in
           Vancouver, BC

    When:  6:45 PM Thursday, Sept. 4 to 3:45 PM Sunday, Sept. 7

    More than 300 leaders in the field of psychiatry and mental health will
be in Vancouver to present new research on a range of topical issues related
to psychiatry, clinical practice and patient care at the Canadian Psychiatric
Association's (CPA) 58th Annual Conference from September 4-7, 2008. With over
1,000 mental health professionals in attendance, this annual event is the
largest psychiatric conference in Canada.
    Did you know that one in five Canadians will suffer from a mental illness
during their lifetime, and that depression is predicted to become the leading
cause of disease burden in developed countries by the end of the next decade?
Given these staggering statistics, it is little wonder that timely access to
quality mental health care is of growing concern to Canadians.
    You are invited to attend the conference and report on a wide range of
sessions addressing the complex field of psychiatry. View the full program
online in a PDF format at

    Note that some sessions may be closed to the media.

    The Media Room is be located in Suite 233 at the Fairmont Vancouver Hotel
in Vancouver.

For further information:

For further information: Interviews: Hélène Côté, cell: (613) 794-9663,

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