Riga Stradins University

Riga, Latvia

 

On the Wednesday 13th of May, 2015, a local outreach event was hosted by

Dr Ieva Ieva Maulina and Dr Inta Zepa at Riga Stradins University.

Prof Nichola Rumsey, Dr Martin Persson and Mr Gareth Davies conducted a symposium for COST Action members and local participants.

The event was well attended with over 60 participants.

 

 

 

Wednesday 13th of May, 2015

09:45 – 10:00

Registration

10:00 – 10:15

Opening

Ieva Maulina

10:15 – 11:15

Appearance in our society and culture

Nichola Rumsey

11:15 – 12:00

The impact and consequences – A Public Health Perspective

Martin Persson

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 13:45

Visible differences

Nichola Rumsey

13:45 – 14:15

Health professionals – What do we think we know and what do we want to know?

Gareth Davies

14:15 – 15:00

Psychological impacts of appearance dissatisfaction

Martin Persson

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 16:15

How to recognize symptoms of Appearance related distress

Martin Persson

16:15 – 17:00

Intervention: Approaches & Sources of support

17:00 – 17:30

The way forward – discussion and summary

Ieva Maulina, Gareth Davies & Martin Persson