Functional Symptoms in Neurology and Psychiatry

External Event - 20th to 21st Jul 2017

Organised by

Clinical Neurosciences section and Psychiatry section of the Royal Society of Medicine.


This 2 day event with a wide range of speakers will explore and review in depth the current trends and evidence in the field of functional conditions in neurology and psychiatry.

It will provide delegates with a comprehensive insight of the diagnosis and management of these conditions and options for therapy.


At the end of this meeting the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and diagnose the specific features of functional symptomatology
  2. Know the range of therapies and their specific indications
  3. Understand the relative roles of physical and psychological treatments
  4. Understand the ethical issues surrounding placebo therapy for functional symptoms
  5. Understand theories of underlying mechanisms of functional symptoms

Conference dinner

This will be held on Thursday night for pre-registered delegates only. An after dinner speech will being given by

  • Dr Mike Shooter CBE, former Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and past President, Royal College of Psychiatrists


2 days
RSM member from £80 - £210
Non-member from £120 - £320

1 day
RSM member from £50 - £115
Non-member from £70 - £185

Conference dinner - £60


Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street

Follow RSM website for further information.



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