European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees

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European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees
Headquarters20, Avenue de la Couronne 1050 Bruxelles (Ixelles), Belgium
35 European countries
Howard Ryland, M.D.

The European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT) is a non-profit organization for European national psychiatric trainees.[1][2] It is a federation of the national psychiatric training bodies of about 35 European nations.


The governing body of the EFPT is the General Assembly, which meets annually.[3]


EFPT produces statements that form the basis of the EFPT's work and are communicated to partner organizations.[4][3][5]

Research and projects[edit]

The EFPT led several research projects about :

It promotes a positive image of psychiatry with some videos targeting stigmatization [10].


  1. ^ Nawka A et al. Mental health reforms in Europe: challenges of postgraduate psychiatric training in Europe: a trainee perspective. Psychiatr Serv. 2010 Sep;61(9):862-4. PMID 20810581
  2. ^ Schulze TG, Treichel KC. The European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT)--an integral part of the European harmonisation of psychiatric education and practise. Eur Psychiatry. 2002 Sep;17(5):300-5. PMID 12510630
  3. ^ a b Nawka A et al (2011) ECP09-01 - European federation of psychiatric trainees: Visions for the future. European Psychiatry 26(Supp 1: Abstracts of the 19th European Congress of Psychiatry):1805
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  5. ^ European Union of Medical Specialists. Section and Board of Psychiatry. Approved 17 October 2009. European framework for competencies in psychiatry.
  6. ^ F. Riese, S. Guloksuz (2014). "Pharmaceutical industry interactions of psychiatric trainees from 20 European countries". European Psychiatry. 30 (2): 284–290. doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2014.09.417. PMID 25456156.
  7. ^ Jovanović, N.; Podlesek, A.; Volpe, U.; Barrett, E.; Ferrari, S.; Rojnic Kuzman, M.; Wuyts, P.; Papp, S.; Nawka, A.; Vaida, A.; Moscoso, A.; Andlauer, O.; Tateno, M.; Lydall, G.; Wong, V.; Rujevic, J.; Platz Clausen, N.; Psaras, R.; Delic, A.; Losevich, M. A.; Flegar, S.; Crépin, P.; Shmunk, E.; Kuvshinov, I.; Loibl-Weiß, E.; Beezhold, J. (2016-02-01). "Burnout syndrome among psychiatric trainees in 22 countries: Risk increased by long working hours, lack of supervision, and psychiatry not being first career choice". European Psychiatry. 32 (Supplement C): 34–41. doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2015.10.007. ISSN 0924-9338. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  8. ^ Costa, M. Pinto da; Giurgiuca, A.; Holmes, K.; Biskup, E.; Mogren, T.; Tomori, S.; Kilic, O.; Banjac, V.; Molina-Ruiz, R.; Palumbo, C.; Frydecka, D.; Kaaja, J.; El-Higaya, E.; Kanellopoulos, A.; Amit, B. H.; Madissoon, D.; Andreou, E.; Uleviciute-Belena, I.; Rakos, I.; Dragasek, J.; Feffer, K.; Farrugia, M.; Mitkovic-Voncina, M.; Gargot, T.; Baessler, F.; Pantovic-Stefanovic, M.; Picker, L. De (2017-09-01). "To which countries do European psychiatric trainees want to move to and why?". European Psychiatry. 45: 174–181. doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.06.010. ISSN 0924-9338. PMID 28957784. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  9. ^ Gargot, T.; Dondé, C.; Arnaoutoglou, N. A.; Klotins, R.; Marinova, P.; Silva, R.; Sönmez, E. (2017-09-01). "How is psychotherapy training perceived by psychiatric trainees? A cross-sectional observational study in Europe". European Psychiatry. 45 (Supplement C): 136–138. doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.05.030. ISSN 0924-9338. PMID 28756112. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
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