Preliminary Agenda


 Thursday, October 25th, 2018

8.45-9.00 Welcome and overview of the meeting.

Miquel Roca, Margalida Gili. University of Balearic Islands 

9.00-10.45 Panel 1. Prevention of Depression. State of the Art.

9.00-9.30: Do we need a wider concept of prevention of depression?

Arne Holte. University of Oslo. Norway                                                

9.30-10.00: A to – do list for the Global Consortium for the Prevention of Depression: Implementing what we know, specifying what we still need to learn.

Ricardo F. Muñoz. Palo Alto University. California. USA

10.00-10.45: Discussion

10.45-11.00 Coffee-break

11.00-13.30 Panel 2. Moderators and Mediators of Depression Prevention.

11.00-11.10:Be a Mom, a web-based intervention to prevent postpartum depression: An exploratory study on the mechanisms that explain the treatment response

Ana Fonseca. University of Coimbra. Portugal

11.10-11.20: Physician Training as a Model to Identify Predictors and Preventative Interventions for Depression under Stress

Srijan Sen. University of Michigan. USA                                                       

11.20-11.30:COUPLING: preventing parentification of children of depressed parents

Frederike Jörg. University Medical Center Groningen. The Netherlands

11.30-11.40:Effects and moderators of preventive psychological interventions on health-related quality of life in adults with subthreshold depression: An individual participant data meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Claudia Buntrock. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Germany

11.40-11.50: Depression prevention strategies in adulthood

Terry Brugha. University of Leicester. UK

11.50-12.00: Specific and Nonspecific Change Mechanisms as Mediators of a Cognitive-Behavioral and a Nonspecific Program of Adolescent Depressive Symptoms

Patrick Pössel. University of Louisville, KY, USA

12.00-12.10: Cognitive Reactivity as a predictor of depressive relapse.

Caroline A. Figueroa. University of Oxford. UK

12.10-13.30: Discussion

13.30-14.30 Lunch.

14.30-16.30 Panel 3. Prevention depression efforts in different countries.

14.30-14.40: Attitude change with a one-semester curriculum in the psychology and philosophy of happiness for high school students in China: a cluster randomized trial.

Paul H. Desan. Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. USA

14.40-14.50:Preventing Maternal Depression and Promoting Early Childhood Development in Kenya and Tanzania

Huynh-Nhu Le. George Washington University and Catholic Relief Services. USA

14.50-15.00: Training General Practitioners in Bulgaria to Reduce Suicide Rate: A Controlled Trial

Arnstein Mykletun. Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Norway

15.00-15.10: ¡HOLA, amigos! Towards Preventing Anxiety and Depression in Older Latinos

Daniel Jimenez. University of Miami. USA

15.10-15.20: Prevalence and Risk Factors for Prenatal Depression in Spain and Mexico. A prevention point of view

María de la Fe Rodriguez Muñoz. National University of Distance Education. Spain

15.20-16.30: Discussion.

16.30-17.30 Full group discussion and conclusions from Day 1

17.30-21.30 Social Program

 Friday, October 26th, 2018

9.00-10.45 Panel 4. Prevention depression efforts in different countries.

9.00-9.10: Low tech self-help to prevent of depression in older people: the results of the UK SHARD trial of behavioural activation

Simon Gilbody. University of York. UK

9.10-9.20: Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a personalized intervention to prevent depression in primary care: a clustered randomized trial.

Juan Ángel Bellón. University of Malaga. Spain

9.30-9.40: Prevention of depression: a joint endeavor of academics, municipality and health insurer

Frederike Jörg. University Medical Center Groningen. The Netherlands

9.40-9.50: Depression prevention in routine orthopedic aftercare – final results from the PROD-BP trial: a nationwide pragmatic RCT in Germany.

Lasse Sander. University of Freiburg. Germany

9.50-10.00: European Alliance against Depression: Community based 4-level interventions targeting depression and suicidal behaviour

Ulrich Hegerl. University of Leizpig. Germany

10.00-10.10: Preventing major depression in older adults living in low- and middle-income countries: a randomized controlled trial of problem solving therapy and care as usual

Amit Dias. University of Pittsburgh. USA

10.10-10.45: Discussion

10.45-11.00 Coffee-break

11.00-13.30 Panel 5.Future prevention depression strategies and research

11.00-11.10:  The evolution and future of mental health digital prevention

Helen Christensen. Black Dog Institute. Australia

11.10-11.20:Utility of Current Insights in the Genetic Architecture of Depression for Prevention

Johan Ormel. University Medical Center Groningen. The Netherlands                    

11.20-11.30:Six-Month Outcomes from a Randomized Clinical Trial of an Internet-based Adolescent Depression Prevention Intervention in Primary Care

Tracy RG Gladstone. Wellesley Centers for Women. Wellesley. USA     

11.30-11.40: What’s up? Towards an early-warning system for children and adolescents with depression based on the joint analysis of their WhatsApp communication, smartphone usage and wearable sensors. Technological aspects and first results from a pilot study.

Stefan Lüttke. University of Tübingen. Germany

11.40-11.50:Evaluation of a German project “with us in balance” for the prevention of psychological stress and depression in green professionals with internet- and tele-based treatments

Ingrid Titzler. University Erlangen-Nürnberg. Germany

11.50-12.00:  Teaching Behavior: An Opportunity for a Context Based Prevention Approach?

Patrick Pössel. University of Louisville, KY. USA

12.00-12.10:‘…and how are the kids?’ Integrated family-focused care for adult patients with depressive and/or anxiety disorders: a pilot study

Louisa Drost. University of Groningen. The Netherlands

12.20-13.30 Discussion

13.30-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.30 Summary and Conclusions. Next meetings