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Preliminary program (subject to change)

Wednesday July 13, 2022

17:00-18:00

Congress opening*

18:00-19:00

Opening lecture*

19:00

Get together

Thursday July 14, 2022

09:00-10:30

Symposium 1:
Research

Symposium 2:
LGBT and Family

Oral presentation 1:
Pandemia, Womens health and Supportmodels

Oral presentation 2:
Psychosomatic Gynecology 1

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Main session 1*:
(Post) Pandemic World 

12:30-14:00

Lunch break

14:00-15:30

Symposium 3:
Education and Improving psychosomatic POG worldwide

Master class 1:
Management of the Mental-health crisis of women

Workshop 2:
Counselling in Reproductive Medicine

Symposium 5
Assessing Mental Health in Perinatal Care: Opportunities for change

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:30

Main session 2*:
Pregnancy and Childbirth

20:00

Town hall reception

Friday July 15, 2022

09:00-10:30

Main session 3*:
Trauma and Childbirth

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Symposium 4:
Psycho-oncology

Master class 2:
Decision aids

Master class 3:
Eating disorders in Peripartum

Oral presentation 3:
Psychosomatic Obstetrics

12:30-14:00

Lunch break

14:00-15:30

Oral presentation 4:
Healthcare professionals and Women Partners in Psychosomatic Obstetrics

Oral presentation 5:
Traumatic experiences and life events

Oral presentation 6:
Psychosomatic Gynecology 2

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:30

ISPOG Diamond Jubilee Reminiscences*

17:30-19:00

ISPOG General assembly

19:30

Social evening

Saturday July 16, 2022

09:00-10:30

Main Session 4*:
Pregnancy and Covid-19

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Master class 4:
Digitalization in Obs/Gyn

Workshop 3:
Moral deliberation in reproductive medicine

Oral presentation 7:
Covid-19 and Psychosomatic Obstetrics

Oral presentation 8:
Family planing and IVF

12:30-13:00

Closing ceremony*

Legend

Main sessions

Workshops

Master classes

Symposia

Other Events

Social program

* You can follow these events online if you register for virtual attendance.
An overview of the program with virtual access to the congress can be found here.

Wednesday July 13, 2022

13:30-16:00
Executive Comittee meeting

17:00-18:00
Congress opening

Greetings

Peter Hacker (AT)
Executive City Councillor for Social Affairs, Health and Sport of the City of Vienna

Leroy Edozien (UK)
President of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISPOG)

Vivian Pramataroff-Hamburger (DE)
President of the 20th Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ISPOG)

Barbara Maier (AT)
President of the 4. Dreiländertagung der Deutschen, Österreichischen und Schweizer Gesellschaften für Psychosomatik in Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe

18:00-19:00
Opening lecture

Heidi Kastner (AT)

19:00
Get together

Thursday July 14, 2022

09:00-10:30
Symposium 1: Research
Sibil Tschudin (CH)

Symposium 2: LGBT and Family

Attitudes toward Korean transgenders from a recent survey of National Human Rights Commission
Chulmin Lee (KR)

Psychosomatic Aspects of Fertility Preservation in Transgender Men and Women
Dov Feldberg (IL)

Undergoing pregnancy and childbirth as transgender in Sweden
Felicitas Falck (SE)

Oral presentation 1: Pandemia, Womens health and Supportmodels
Chair: Carsten Braun (DE)

Challenges egalitarian couples with small children had to face during the COVID-19 lockdown in Germany in spring 2020. A qualitative content analysis
Ronja Schaber (DE)

The Psychoendocrinology of Female Wellbeing: Navigating Women’s Health between Hormonal, Social and Psychological Parameters
Sophie Schweizer-Schubert (DE)

Maternal Infant Bonding Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic, Social Support as a Risk and Protective Factor
Liat Helpman (IL)

affect-focused therapy: how elements of ISTDP and narrative trauma therapy can be combined when treating patients in a psychosomatic context.
Phillip Keudel (DK)

Wide variation in vaginal birth after previous caesarean section -due to different approaches to counselling?
Svanlaug Árnadóttir (DK)

Resilience and Vulnerability during the COVID-19: The role of Pregnancy
Nir Cohen (IL)

Oral presentation 2: Psychosomatic Gynecology and Obstetrics
Chair: Beate Wimmer-Puchinger (AT)

Endometriosis: One Illness, Different Women: Latent Profiles of Psychosocial Risk and Resilience mechanisms and psychological well-being.
Dana Lassri (IL)

Development of a conversation aid for follow-up care consultations to improve the lifestyle of women with endometrial cancer
Anne de Korte (NL)

Prevention of psychosocial distress consequences in gynecological in-patients in the context of SomPsyNet, a model for collaborative care
Lotta Tasman (CH)

Why is integrated Gynaecological Psychosomatics a successful model for women`s clinics?
Sophia Holthausen-Markou (DE)

Emotion regulation during pregnancy
Franziska Weinmar (DE)

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-12:30
Main Session 1: (Post) Pandemic World
Chairs: Sibil Tschudin (CH), Leroy Edozien (UK)

The Impact on Women‘s Mental Health during times of Pandemic
Mechthild Neises-Rudolf (DE)

Transfer of “Knowledge” (fake and facts) with regard to Covid-positive pregnancies and deliveries and the impact on delivering women and staff.
Barbara Maier (AT)

Stress and resilience in the (post)pandemic world. Psychobiological considerations
Ulrike Ehlert (CH)

12:30-14:00
Lunch break

14:00-15:30
Symposium 3: Education and Improving psychosomatic POG worldwide

Training in psychosomatic obs/gyn worldwide
Vivian Pramataroff-Hamburger (DE)

How to improve Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology worldwide?
Heribert Kentenich (DE)

Symposium 5: Assessing Mental Health in Perinatal Care: Opportunities for change

Exploring mental health using the Wellbeing in Pregnancy measure
Fiona Alderdice (UK)

Maternal perception of threat during childbirth contributes to the prediction of subsequent childbirth-related posttraumatic stress (CB-PTSD) symptoms
Antje Horsch (CH)

Postpartum anxiety –  confirmatory factor analysis and relationships with childbirth experience
Vicky Fallon (UK)

Master class 1: Management of the Mental health crisis of women

Management of the Mental health crisis of women as long-lasting consequence of COVID-19: What worked- what was missing? – An Analysis of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA)
Beate Wimmer-Puchinger (AT)

Workshop 2: Counselling in Reproductive Medicine
Tewes Wischmann (DE)

15:30-16:00
Coffee break

16:00-17:30
Main session 2: Pregnancy and Childbirth
Chairs: Wolf Lütje (DE), Chulmin Lee (KR)

Things we can learn about perinatal mental health through dyadic analyses and biomarkers of the whole family
Freya Thiel (DE)

Tocophobia – Novel therapeutic regimen
Gabi Aisenberg Romano (IL)

Peripartum mental disorders and enhancement of mother-child bonding
Kerstin Weidner (DE)

20:00
Reception in the historic City Hall of Vienna by Mayor Dr. Michael Ludwig

The participants of our congress will be welcomed in the historic City Hall of the City of Vienna.
free of charge, registration required

Friday July 15, 2022

09:00-10:30
Main Session 3: Trauma and Childbirth
Chairs: Barbara Maier (AT), Carlos Damonte Khoury (ES)

Trauma and Childbirth
Mariëlle van Pampus (NL)

Impact of traumatic childbirth on the whole family and development of brief interventions to combat this
Antje Horsch (CH)

Termination of pregnancy for foetal malformation: a traumatic event. Qualitative analysis of women’s perception
Katharina Leithner-Dziubas (AT)

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-12:30
Symposium 4: Psycho-oncology

Hysteroscopy: a psychosomatic approach
David Gómez Sánchez (ES)

Psychosocial aspect of obesity and gynecologic cancers
Chulmin Lee (KR)

Master class 2: Decision aids

Decision aids regarding fertility preservation
Verena Ehrbar (CH)

Master class 3: Eating disorders in Peripartum

Eating Disorders and Disorder Eating: Reproductive Issues
Vesna Pirec (US)

Oral presentation 3: Psychosomatic Obstetrics
Chair: Chulmin Lee (KR)

The quality of sleep in pregnant women with preterm labor
Sae Kyung Choi (KR)

Psychosocial Board for Pregnant Women – a model for structuring and improving the support of a vulnerable group in pregnancy in a hospital
Barbara Francesca Bass (CH)

Assessment of person-centeredness in healthcare and social support services for women with unintended pregnancies (CarePreg): a study protocol
Jördis Zill (DE)

Instrument Development and Psychometric Testing for the Pregnancy Specific Anxiety Scale (PSAS)
Hamideh Bayrampour (CA)

Introducing At-home Screening for Perinatal depression, Anxiety and Suicidal Ideation in Slovenia
Sara Kotar (SI)

Pregnancy variables and contraception use in a sample of Austrian neonaticide offenders
Claudia M. Klier (AT)

12:30-14:00
Lunch break

14:00-15:30
Oral presentation 4: Healthcare professionals and Women Partners in Psychosomatic Obstetrics
Chair: Leroy Edozien (UK)

Burn-out among midwives – before and after covid-19 outbreak in Hungary
Zsuzsa Dr. Kovácsné Dr. Török (HU)

Secondary Trauma and Loss of Healthcare Professionals in Perinatal Death Events
Eva Zsak (HU)

Impact of Birth Trauma Witnessed by Maternity Health Professionals
Nazihah Uddin (UK)

Assessing relevance of person-centeredness in healthcare and social support services for women with unintended pregnancies-results of expert workshops
Jördis Zill (DE)

Measuring symptoms of depression in fathers: Lessons learnt from the Polish adaptation of the Perinatal Assessment of Paternal Affectivity (PAPA)
Grazyna Kmita (PL)

Oral presentation 5: Traumatic experiences and life events
Chair: Vesna Gall (HR)

Covid pandemic or war – both catastrophic events, diferent impact on the pregnancy outcome
Ena Radić (HR)

The influence of covid pandemic and earthquake on mood change and subjective experience of pregnancy
Vesna Gall (HR)

Stress, anxiety and depression in pregnant women in the earthquake that hit Zagreb in Croatia during the pandemic
Ivka Djakovic (CH)

The Experience of Sexual Violence, the Fear of Labour, and Mental Health Difficulties in Pregnancy
Maja Maša Šömen (SI)

Postpartum Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms during COVID-19: a Longitudinal Study
Noga Shifman (IL)

To hold, to see, to grieve: Women’s decisions immediately after stillbirth and their role in psychological distress
Danny Horesh (IL)

Oral presentation 6: Psychosomatic Gynecology
Chair: M. Caroline Vos (NL)

Phantom Uterine Pain
Baraa Mazi (SA)

The fear for oophorectomy in young women: Is ovarian cystectomy feasible for patients with borderline ovarian tumors?
Seongmin Kim (KR)

A web-based decision aid for shared decision making in pelvic organ prolapse: the SHADE-POP trial
Esmee Drost (NL)

Success factors in long-term vaginal pessary use: a mixed-methods study.
Lise Beijleveldt (NL)

Development of a questionnaire for chronic bacterial vaginosis according to COSMIN-criteria (BAVA1)
Esmée de Groodt (NL)

Sexual functioning among premenopausal women with lichen sclerosus and aspect of communication and motivation for its treatment. A pilot study
Ki Eun Bae (NL)

15:30-16:00
Coffee break

16:00-17:30
ISPOG Diamond Jubilee Reminiscences

17:30-19:00
ISPOG General Assembly

19:30
Social evening

We are looking forward to an evening together with you and the other participants of the congress in the oldest hotel in Vienna. After a delicious meal, there will be plenty of time for relaxed conversation and dancing.
Location: Hotel Stefanie Wien, Taborstraße 12, 1020 Vienna (Website: www.hotelstefanie.wien)
Cost: 60,- €/person (incl. buffet, without drinks), registration required

Saturday July 16, 2022

09:00-10:30
Main Session 4: Pregnancy and Covid-19
Chairs: M. Caroline Vos (NL), Dov Feldberg (IL)

Psychosomatic (-social) impact on SARS-Cov-2 positive and Covid-19 symptomatic pregnant and delivering women as well as on postpartum care of their newborns
Mirijam Hall (AT)

The impact of working conditions on postpartum mental health and family relations – re-evaluated in light of COVID-19
Ronja Schaber (DE)

Use of Telehealth due to COVID-19: Assessment of PMAD (Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders) in the Virtual Setting
Kristine Norris (US)

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-12:30
Master class 4: Digitalization in Obs/Gyn

Alternatives to healthcare delivery – Utilization of mood tracking apps to monitor PMAD symptoms
Kristine Norris (US)

Oral presentation 7: Covid-19 and Psychosomatic Obstetrics
Chair: Gabi Aisenberg Romano (IL)

Veiled Powers of Culture: Looking at fear of childbirth through the lens of time
Annica Kempe (SE)

Pregnant women’s pandemic-related stress, fear of childbirth, and postpartum post-traumatic stress symptoms
Yael Benyamini (IL)

Health beliefs, concerns about fetus health, neuroticism and preventive health behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic among pregnant Israeli women
Talma Kushnir (IL)

The Israeli obstetric organization and towards the Covid -19 Epidemic. Highlight on pregnant women
David Mankuta (IL)

The impact of acute covid-19 infection in pregnancy on depression
Marijana Vidmar Šimic (SI)

Postpartum people’s experiences and responses during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic
Hamideh Bayrampour (CA)

Oral presentation 8: Family planing and IVF
Chair: Sibil Tschudin (CH)

Cognitive-behavioral Art Therapy (CB-ART) decreases perceived stress and cell-free DNA concentrations in women undergoing IVF: a prospective RCT
Johanna Czamanski-Cohen (IL)

The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for infertile women: Review with meta-analysis and focus on method-critical evaluation
Franziska Kremer (DE)

Implications of the Covid-19 pandemic for sexuality, family planning and mental health among reproductive-age women with rheumatic disease
Nora Rosenberg (AT)

Postpartum sexuality: a pilot study of causative socio-economic determinants
Ana-Meyra Potkonjak (HR)

Psychological aspects of unfulfilled desire for a child – results of an actor-partner interdependence analysis
Carla Thanscheidt (DE)

Workshop 3: Moral deliberation in reproductive medicine
Caroline Vos (NL)

12:30-13:00
Closing ceremony

13:30-15:30
Executive Comittee meeting

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