Upcoming events

    • 06/10/2019
    • 06/15/2019
    • Milan, Italy

    24th World Congress of Dermatology will be held in Milan, Italy. APMNA in association with European Society of Dermatology and Psychiatry, will be holding Psychodermatology symposium from 1330 - 1730 on June 10th, 2020.


    13:30 – 15:30

    Chairs Dr Lucia Tomas Aragones and Dr Anthony Bewley

    13:30-13:50 Prof Martin Steinhoff ; Germany and Qatar. "Neuroimmunology - new aspects and looking into the future?"

    13:50-14:10 Dr Margo Gkini and Dr Anthony Bewley; Greece and UK. ‘Managing the health care of HCPs who work in psychodermatology clinics’.

    14:10-14:30 Prof Uwe Gieler; Dr Tanja Gieler and prof Martin Senhoff; Germany and Qatar. Psoriasis and Depression - The comorbidity influencing treatments outcome’

    14:30-14:50 Dr Dimitre Dimitrov and Prof J Szepietowski; UAE and Poland. ‘Stigmatization and psoriasis’.

    14:50-15:10 Prof Andrew Finlay; Wales, UK. "Challenges in capturing Family Burden"

    15:10-15:30 Prof A. Lvov, D. Romanov, Ju. Romanova, A. Michenko; Russia "Trichotillomania: recent aspects of clinical typology"


    Chairs Dr M Jafferany and Dr K França

    15:30-15:50Katlein França- Psychobiotics: Probiotics in Psychodermatology Practice.

    15:50-16:10 Torello Lotti- Microbiota-Microbiome- Psycho Neuro Endocrine Immunology in Dermatology

    16:10-16:30 Mohammad Jafferany- Functional chain analysis in the assessment and management of BFRB disorders. 

    16:30-16:50 Richard Granstein- Neurotransmitter regulation of skin immunity through effects on endothelial on cells: possible relevance to the stress effects

    16:50-17:10 Prof Lucia Tomas Aragones; Spain. ‘Minding the skin’.

    17:10-17:30 Dr Francesca Sampogna, Italy. "Quality of life and psychological issues in hidradenitis suppurativa"

    • 06/20/2019
    • 06/22/2019
    • Giessen, Germany

    European Society of Dermatology and Psychiatry (ESDaP) will be holding its 18th congress in Giessen, Germany. For abstract submission please visit 

    • 10/09/2019
    • 10/13/2019
    • Madrid, Spain

    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) will be holding its annual congress in Madrid, Spain.  ESDaP will be holding a Sister Society meeting on October 9th, 2019. Interested speakers from United States, may contact on following email.

    • 11/17/2019
    • 11/19/2019
    • Sydney, Australia

    International Forum  for the Study of Itch (IFSI) will be holding its 10th Congress in Sydney, Australia. For details please visit 

    • 03/19/2020
    • Denver, Colorado

    APMNA will be holding its annual meeting on March 19th, 2020 Thursday in Denver, Colorado, a day before AAD annual meeting starts. All dermatologists, psychiatrists, psychologists and residents/students who are interested in the field of Psychodermatology or Skin-Mind connection are welcome to attend. Registration will start in October 2019. For any questions, please contact at following email:

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