Scientific Committee


Chair: BrenBrenda Happellda Happell, Professor, SYNERGY: University of Canberra and ACT Health, Australia








Goran Kardum, Associate Professor at the Chair for Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia







Andreja Bubic, Associate Professor at the Chair for Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia







Ina Reić Ercegovac, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chair for Psychology, Developmental Psychology, University of Split, Croatia







Frane Mihanović, PhD, Assistant Professor, Deputy Head of  University Department for Health Studies, University of Split, Croatia







Maja Valic, Professor, MD, PhD, Department for Neuroscience, Sleep Medicine Center, University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia





Varja Đogaš, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Split Medical School, Croatia








Trpimir Glavina, Ass.Professor, PhD, MD, Head of Department of Psychiatry, University of Split, School of Medicine, Head of Psychiatric Clinic University Hospital Split, Croatia







marjokurkiMarjo Kurki, PhD, Senior Researcher, University of Turku, Department of Child Psychiatry, Finland







Kaisa Mishina, PhD, Post doctoral researcher, University of Turku, Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, Finland









Nynke Boonstra, Professor for the Research group Care and Innovation in Psychiatry at NHL Stenden University of Applied Science in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands






Linda Kronenberg, PhD and Nurse practitioner at Dimence Group, Mental Health Care Centre, Deventer, The Netherlands









Brett Scholz, Dr, SYNERGY Nursing and Midwifery; Research Centre, University of Canberra and ACT Health, The Canberra Hospital, Australia








Elizabeth Hughes, Professor of Applied Mental Health Research, Centre for Applied Research in Health, University of Huddersfield/ South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK





Taina Ala-Nikkola, PhD, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland









Goossens, P.J.J., Nurse practitioner / senior researcher at Dimence Group, Mental Health Care Centre, Centre for bipolar disorders, Deventer, The Netherlands; Senior researcher at Radboud university medical center, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, IQ healthcare, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Faculty at GGZ-VS, Institute for Education of Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Visiting Professor at University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium






Gayelene Boardman, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University, Australia








fiona nolanFiona Nolan, Professor, Florence Nightingale Foundation, Chair of Clinical Mental Health Nursing Research, UK






Frank Reilly, Director The Scottish Recovery Network, Honorary Research Fellow, The School of Social Work and Social Policy, Strathclyde University, part-time PhD student Strathclyde University, Scotland






mari-lahtiMari Lahti, PhD, Senior lecturer in mental health nursing in Turku University of Applied Science; Post-doc researcher in University of Turku, Finland





Aine Horgan, PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland






Lauri Kuosmanen

Secretary: Lauri Kuosmanen, PhD, RN, FEANS, Professor, University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, Finland; University of Eastern Finland, Finland