The Many Faces of Personality Disorder – Conference – PROGRAM

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The Many Faces of Personality Disorder – An Interdisciplinary Conference of the Understanding Personality Disorders Network

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An event associated with 21st Annual Conference of the International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry ‘Experts in Mental Health’. Click to know more about the INPP 2019 >>

Date: Monday 21st October 2019, time: 9.00am-3.45pm

Venule: Institute of Applied Psychology – Jagiellonian University, Łojasiewicza 4, Kraków, Poland

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9:00-9:15 – Opening remarks

9:15-10:00 – Keynote talk: Bill Fulford (University of Oxford)
Values in Psychiatric Diagnostic Classification: from ordinary language theory to values-based practice and the implications for Personality Disorder

10:00-10:30 – Anna Bergqvist (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Agentic Awareness and Self-Ownership in Borderline Personality Disorder: An Integrated Approach to Dissociation as Affective Adaptation

10:30-11:00 – Andrzej Kapusta (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin)
Personality Disorder and Personal Change

11:00-11:15 – Coffee break

11:15-12:00 – Keynote talk: Peter Zachar (Auburn University in Montgomery)
Personality Disorders: Their Clinical Nature (updated)

12:00-12:30 – Edward Harcourt (University of Oxford)
Mental Illness and Self-Knowledge

12:30-13:00 – Petra Gelhaus (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster & Psychiatric Clinics in Motala/Mjölby)
Self-harm and Relational Autonomy

13:00-14:00 – Lunch

14:00-14:30 – Ulrike Pompe-Alama (University of Stuttgart)
Towards a Neurodevelopmental Account of Personality Disorders

14:30-15:00 – Luca Malatesti (University of Rijeka) & Elvio Baccarini (University of Rijeka)
A Normative Justification of the Standards Involved in the Construct of Psychopathy

15:00-15:30 – Konrad Banicki (Jagiellonian University)
“Nothing more than ‘a man of that sort.’” Personality Disorders, Virtue Ethics and the Medical Model

15:30-15:45Closing remarks

Attendance: Both active and passive participation is free of charge, but the number of places is limited and registration will be required. To register as a passive participant please use the Eventbrite or get in touch with Konrad Banicki (

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