13th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and 18th NATIONAL of CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
November 11-14, 2020
CALL FOR PAPERS
We are accepting six types of proposal formats including ORAL PRESENTATIONS, WRITTEN PRESENTATIONS (POSTERS), CLINICAL CASES written and oral, CLINICAL SESSIONS, SYMPOSIUMS, require an APA (American Psychological Association) style, all which must be submitted through our computer application found at the end of this page (Click the SUBMIT ABSTRACT button). All submissions require an abstract, which must be written using APA (American Psychological Association) style, and it cannot be less than 250 but no more than 300 words in length. Abstracts must include the following information:
-Introduction, objectives, methods, results and discussion (Do not include citations or references).
-When the papers are not strictly research papers, the methodology that has been followed must be specified.
The presentations may be conducted in any of the official languages of the Congress (Spanish, English, Portuguese, Russian and French).
DEADLINE WORK SUBMISSIONS:
The scientific committee and the organizing committee reserve their right to decide the final format of any submission for presentation. The committee will timely inform the participants about the acceptance or rejection of the proposals made, once the submission deadline has expired.
Deadline for abstract submission is PENDIENTE. Only abstracts submitted through our electronic application will be considered for review. The minimum length for the abstracts is 250 words and the maximum length is 300 words.
The electronic Book of Abstracts (with its ISBN designation) will be available on-line after the congress is over. All accepted abstracts will be included in the Book Abstracts. Authors will have the opportunity to submit one of their presentations for review and possible publication as a full-text book chapter. To submit a chapter proposal for review, please follow the instructions and use our electronic application (More Information). Those chapters accepted by the Scientific Committee will be published in a Book of Chapters with ISBN designation.
IMPORTANT: At least one of the authors must be registered in the Congress before sending the proposal (in case of a rejection, the author may request a refund of a 100% of the registration payment). Submissions by authors who are not registered in the Congress will not be considered for review.
-A registered author can submit a maximum of three papers, cand a registered author’s name cannot appear in more than 5 presentations (co-authorship and senior authorship are limited to a maximum of five).
-The submission of papers, is made from the platform at the end of this page.
-The presentation can only be done by one of the authors who is registered in the Congress.
-Certificate of presentations will only be issued to authors and co-authors who are registered in the Congress. The certificate will display first and last name of all authors.
Certificates will only be issued for presentations which are presented at the scheduled time in the format specified by the organizers of the congress.
All submissions will be presented using one of the following formats:
- ORAL COMMUNICATION
The Scientific Committee will group the accepted abstract for oral presentation into one of the symposia consistent with its topic. The time allowed for each oral communication is between 10-20 minutes, depending on the number of communications in the symposium.
- WRITTEN COMMUNICATION (POSTER)
Each poster will be exhibited for 1 hour and a half during which the authors must be present to explain their work to those who are interested. The Scientific Committee will group the accepted abstracts in accordance with the Congress themes and assigned them to a poster session.
The size of the poster must be 70x90cm (vertical format)
- CLINICAL CASES
Individual proposals for clinical cases can be sent, either to be presented orally or in a written format. The Committee will group them according to the topic. All summaries of clinical cases must include the following information to be expanded in the poster presentation:
-Patient’s characteristics (no name)
-Reason for seeking help
-History of the problem
-Description of the problematic behavior
-Established goals and treatment
-Choosing the appropriate treatment
-Choosing and applying evaluation techniques and results obtained in this phase
-Application of the treatment
-Evaluating the treatment’s efficacy
-Follow up: how and when it was done
- CLINICAL SESSION
Each clinical session will last 1 hour and a half, allowing four to six clinical cases presentations (to be presented by different authors), of 15-10 minutes each, and an overall discussion of 30 minutes. To send the proposal for the presentation of a clinical session, the session’s coordinator must present a general abstract, which will include a list of all the participants in the session, plus an individual abstract of each clinical case.
Each symposium will last 1 hour and a half, allowing for the presentation of four to six oral communications presented by different authors. Each communication must be 10-15 minutes long, depending on the number of communications in the symposium. After the individual presentations, an overall discussion will follow which could last until the end of the session. To send a proposal for the presentation of a symposium, the symposium’s coordinator must submit an overall abstract and an abstract of each communication consistent with the instruction in our digital platform.
For the symposium to be accepted, there must be an author responsible for presentation, different for each of the included communications, that is previously registered in the congress.
Authors can classify their communication into any of the following topics:
Mood disorders: depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, affective disorders
Anxiety and Stress Disorders
Sexuality Disorders, and Sexual Identity Disorders: affectivity and sexuality
Cognitive Disorders: delirium, dementia, amnesic disorders,…
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
Youth Clinical Psychology
Educational areas: learning problems
Adaptative, Dissociative and Factitious Disorders
Public Health: use and abuse of substances
Other Disorders regarding control of impulses
Currents Status and Challenge of psychological Treatments: third generation therapies
Construction an validation of instruments
Other areas related to the Congress’s Themes (specify area)