International Conference “Forensic psychiatry, Forensic psychology 2021: psychiatric and psychological consequences of traumatic experiences “2021 10 01
VTPT organizing International Conferences for many years, where are discussing topical issues related to mental health and analyzing scientific news from both theoretical and practical aspects. The aim of the Conference in this year’s was to broaden and deepen the narrative of traumatic experiences, taking into account both current macro-environmental risk factors for mental health and the manifestations and dynamics of damaging factors in the micro-environment.
Presentations were read by the guests from Lithuania: R. Mazaliauskienė – president of Lithuanian Psychiatric Association, Prof. Dr. A. Germanavičius – director of National Vilnius Psychiatry Hospital, Dr. I. Vaskelienė and I. Salialionė – medical psychologists from National Vilnius Psychiatry Hospital, J. Navickienė – head of Department of Psychosocial Rehabilitation of Rokiškis Psychiatric Hospital and forensic experts V. Martinkienė, L. Šliožienė, V. Diktanas, G. Butkus, A. Šiaulytė, T. Gabnytė-Nagi and B. Kudrešovienė from Lithuanian National Forensic Psychiatry Service under the Ministry of Health.
The presentations were also read by guests from foreign countries: Dr. I. Cera – head of the Department of Inpatient Forensic Psychiatric Examinations of Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Centre, Dr. A. Konevnina – psychiatrist and R. Eglitis – psychologist from Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Centre, Latvia, M. Cojocaru – psychiatrist from Viljandi Hospital, Estonia, Asoc. Prof. Kristijan Kask from Tallinn University, Estonia and Prof. Sergey Igumnov from Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank, Belarus.
This Conference on forensic psychiatry is not limited to judicial evaluation, but seeks to identify where trends in violent behavior come from and to discuss what we can all – psychiatrists do, medical and social institutions and the community as a whole for prevention.
The Conference presentations provided a deeper understanding of the causes of the offender's behavior, the impact of traumatic experiences, led to an improvement in the provision of medical care to victims and a better understanding of the community, systemic causes that decided a criminal activity.