Call for Abstracts

Deadline for abstract submission 16 September, 2012


General instructions (Please read carefully)

  • Authors presenting abstracts must be registered participants. Abstracts will not be accepted or printed unless payment of fees have been received.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • The complete abstract must not exceed the box space (320 words).
  • The abstracts should state clearly the Background/aims, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Structured abstracts are mandatory.
  • Incomplete submissions of abstracts will not be considered.
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract; any errors in spelling, grammar, or scientific fact may be reproduced as typed by the author, if accepted.
  • The allocated poster boards space is cm 150 height and cm 90 base.
  • Poster material must be prepared in advance and should be large enough to be viewed at a distance of 2m.
  • Drawing and charts should be clear and simple.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of the submission will be sent to the stated e-mail address under section «Personal details».
  • Changes to abstracts can only be accepted until the deadline (16 September 2012) using your Personal Page.
  • Notification on acceptance of the abstracts will be e-mailed by end of September.
  • The corresponding authors will receive all correspondence concerning the abstracts and is responsible for informing the other authors of the status of the abstract.
  • Conflict of Interest/Disclosure: work submitted for presentation must include an acknowledgement of funding sources of commercial nature and/or consulting of holding of significant equity in a company that could be affected by the results of the study.
  • All studies must have been approved by institutional committees on ethics of experimental and human investigations.
  • Specific time allocation will be given during lunchtime/coffee breaks. During this time, posters should be attended by the authors for viewing and discussion.
  • Abstracts will be published in a supplement of the International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice.