Industry Symposia are organised by companies in consultation with the Board of WASAD. Industry Symposia are integrated into the congress, but are designed by the sponsoring companies.

The following Industry Symposia will be held at the WASAD Congress 2023:


Symposium by Salmon Pharma GmbH on Tuesday, September 12, 12.00 – 13.00

Details on the symposium and summary of the lectures

Stress and ADHD – Stress management and pharmacotherapy

Chair: Prof. Dr. med Dipl.-Psych. Susanne Walitza

Lecture 1: Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Retz

Lecture 2: Prof. Dr. med. Gregor Hasler


Symposium by Heel GmbH on Tuesday, September 12, 13.00 – 14.30

Details on the symposium

Teaser video of the symposium

A Stress-free Symphony: Contemporary Approaches for Understanding and Addressing Stress

Chair: Prof. Dr. Veronika Engert

13:00  Welcome and introduction

Prof. Dr. Veronika Engert (Chair), Jena, Germany

13:05  Everyday stress and hassles: how to detect and counteract

Prof. Dr. Veronika Engert, Jena, Germany

13:20  Audience Q&A

13:25  Research domain criteria – transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses

Prof. Dr. Rudy Schreiber, Maastricht, the Netherlands

13:40  Audience Q&A

13:45  Neuronal correlates of Neurexan® action in mildly to moderately stressed probands

MSc. Marina Krylova, Jena, Germany

14:00  Audience Q&A

14:05  The art of healing: clinical cases

Dr. med. Stefan Pecher, Fichtelberg, Germany

14:20  Audience Q&A and close