Complete abstracts have to be submitted ONLINE ONLY to the Scientific committee of the conference by 15th July 2020. Email, postal or hand delivered abstracts will not be accepted
Abstracts must be in English. Abbreviations may be used only if they are defined (spelled out in full text at first mention) followed by abbreviation in brackets.
The abstract must not exceed 250 words (count does not include title or authors).
The abstract must not contain bibliographical references, tables, diagrams or appendices.
Abstracts must be presented in headed paragraphs as follows:
The title of the abstract must be strictly coherent with the data included in the abstract and the conclusions must be warranted by information included in the results section.
Research abstracts must contain: Background, Aims and hypothesis, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Data-based abstracts must provide results
Case studies: Short descriptive title, short introduction to explain the relevance of the case, case description sequenced in order and clinical implications
Other topics : Background, methods and implications
Research posters should present novel findings or new interpretations of existing data.
The authors should ensure the work was conducted with appropriate ethical safeguards. Submissions are accepted on the understanding that the work has been performed with the permission of any relevant ethical committees.
All abstracts will be scrutinized by the scientific committee. Authors whose submissions are accepted for presentation will be informed by the 1st August 2020.
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IConS had a hugely successful beginning in 2004. Since then, this biennial conference has become an important event for both experienced and young mental health researchers. Due to COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020, for the first time - IConS will have to be postponed to 2021. We will announce the dates for the next year very soon. Until then - stay safe and take care. The Organising Committee IConS