1. To discuss the dimensional approach origins and its developments, mainly regarding the DSM V.
  2. To apply the dimensional approach to specific complex cases analysis.
  3. To learn how to use different dimensional evaluation tools.
  4. To integrate the dimensional approach in complex cases treatment plans.


  • Philippe Baruch, MD, MSc, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec
  • Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD, Douglas Mental Health University Institute
  • Richard Bergeron, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Florence Chanut, MD, FRCPC, CHUM, St-Luc Hospital
  • Andrée Daigneault, MD, FRCPC, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal
  • Suzane Renaud, MD, FRCPC, CSMQ, DFAPA, Douglas Mental Health University Institute
  • Valérie Tourjman, MD, CM, FRCPC, MSc, Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine
  • Évens Villeneuve, MD, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec


  • Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD

Consult the complete program (in French)
Douglas Hall, Douglas Institute

Parking available on site for 3$ for the day

How to get to the Douglas

Friday, November 25th, 2011 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm


Conference in French only.

Target audience

Psychiatrists, general practitioners, residents, researchers, pharmacists and health professionals who treat psychiatric disorders.


A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants.


This event will be accredited by Continuing Medical Education (McGill). General practitioners may claim credits according to section 1 of the Fédération des Omnipraticiens du Québec (FMOQ).

Registration fees

Physicians and other professionals: 190$

Residents, OBNL employees, and students (valid ID card required): 75$


By mail: Fill out the registration form and return to Ms. Jessy Ranger at the address listed below. Make your cheque payable to Douglas Institute, Continuing Medical Education.

Deadline for registration: November 14th 2011, no onsite registrations.

Cancellation: No reimbursements for cancellations received after November 14th, 2011.


Jessy Ranger

Communication Advisor – Academic Events

Douglas Institute

Dobell Pavilion, Room B-2123

6875, LaSalle Boulevard

Montreal (Quebec) H4H 1R3

Telephone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2616