Belgian College of Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 

National Day: Pain, incurability and euthanasia

BCNBP National Day: ‘Pain, incurability and euthanasia’

Académie royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Espace Baudouin
Palais des Académies, Rue Ducale 1, 1000 Bruxelles

9:00 Welcome, Prof. E. Constant (UCL), president of BCNBP

Chairman: morning session: Prof. B. Sabbe (UA)

9.15 What is untreatable according to philosophy, Prof. G. Van de Vijver (University of Gent) 

10.00 What is untreatable according to the law, Mr. F. Keuleneer, Lawyer, Former member of the Federal Control and Evaluation Commission for Euthanasia

10.45 Pause

11.15 Euthanasia and mental suffering, Prof. A. Bazan (ULB)

12:00 Euthanasia and Dementia, Prof. A. Ivanoiu (UCL)

12:45 BCNBP General Assembly

13:00 Lunch

Chairman afternoon session: Prof. E. Constant (UCL)

13:45 What is untreatable and irremediable from a clinical perspective?, Prof. J. Vandenberghe (KUL)

14:30 How to define hopelessness suffering in patients with mood disorders?, Prof. W. A. Nolen (Em.Prof. Psychiatrie UMC Groningen)

15.15 Neurobiology of mental pain, Prof. C. van Heeringen (University of Gent) 

16:00 Conclusions

Registration: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Registration fee: BCNBP members: free; BCNBP non-members: 95 euro; Trainees: 45 euro
Payment via BCNBP banc account number: BE40 2900 1349 6963 with mention: ’9.12.2016 + name’
Accreditation Ethics & Economics has been requested

Event Properties

Event Date 09-12-2016 8:45 am
Event End Date 09-12-2016 4:30 pm
Location Palais des Académies


UPC KU Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg,
Herestraat 49,
3000 Leuven

VAT BE 0415.048.548

BE40 2900 1349 6963 
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