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The Russian Psychological Society

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and International Union of Psychological Science (IUPSyS)

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World Mental Health Day 2019: Suicide is largely preventable
10.10.2019 | EFPA
World Mental Health Day 2019: Suicide is largely preventable

EFPA: “Psychological care and knowledge can save lives”.

#World MentalHealthDay

The World Health Organi zation (WHO) chose s uicide as the theme for the World Mental Health Day 2019.

This choice reflects the importance of suicide and the need to intervene preemptively. Suicide kills close to 800 000 people every year which is more than 2 000 per day. However, these large numbers of deaths by suicide are not inevitable. Suicide varies significantly across country, and period, ranging from less than 5 to more than 15 suicides per 100 000. This variation suggests that there are several psychological and social in terventions that can be implemented.

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Saint-Petersburg will host the 20-th European Conference on Developmental Psychology
02.10.2019 | Directorate RPS

We are honoured to share the news and are delighted to congratulate our colleagues from Saint-Petersburg State University as they have won the right to host the 20th European Conference on Developmental Psychology which will be held in 2021! The Сonference is a biennale conducted under the European Association for Developmental Psychology auspices. Russia will be organising the Conference for the first time.

EFPA General Assembly in Moscow has elected new Executive Council Member from Russia!
08.07.2019 | Directorate RPS

At the EFPA General Assembly meeting in Moscow on July 7 2019, the delegates elected a new president for EFPA: Christoph Steinebach from Federation of Swiss Psychologists and Federation of German psychologists’ associations. He is the successor of Telmo Mourinho Baptista who served 4 years as President of EFPA.

New EC members are Secretary General Ole Tunold (Norway), Treasurer Nicola Gale (UK), Koen Lowet (Belgium). Russian Psychological Spciety is especially honored that for the first time in history its’ representative became an EC member: Anna Leybina (Russia), PhD, scientific officer at Lomonosov Moscow State University, member of Russian NAC, and the Chair of ECP 2019 Executive Committee also has been elected by the General Assembly to contribute to EFPA EC.

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ECP Summer School
01.07.2019 | Organization Committee ECP 2019

On June 30 ECP Summer School "Research in Human Development" was opened. Participants from Russia, Spain, Germany, Sweden, USA, Brazil, Peru, Turkey, China, Belgium, India, Colombia and Kyrgyzstan took part in the school.

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