The international conference entitled “Psychological Issues: Characteristics, Classification and Diagnosis Principles” wrapped up today.
In their reports, representatives from different universities of Russia, Ukraine and Armenia, referred to different aspects of psychological practice, issues of individual subsystem and their solution.
Vladimir Mazilov, Head of the Chair of General and Social Psychology of Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University, stressed the importance of the conference and said it is the first attempt to classify and diagnose psychological issues. In his report, he touched upon the problems in psychology, their types, and underlined that the greatest issues are hidden in psychology. The other speakers referred to the methodological principles of determining a specific psychological problem, classification of personal development issues, use of psychotherapy, etc.
Samvel Khudoyan, Head of the Chair of of Applied Psychology at ASPU, presented the model of classification of psychological issues. It’s due to mention that a working group comprised of psychologists and psychiatrists was set up within the framework of the international conference which will coordinate the classification of psychological issues and develop a corresponding program.
Samvel Khudoyan added that not only the participants of the conference but also representatives of other countries, including the United States, will be included in the group.
“The roundtables and sectional reports of the past three days were highly effective and important since the participants analyzed the main issues, presented their approaches and viewpoints,” Prof. Khudoyan said. He added that the conference was unique in its format as psychological issues will be classified for the first time ever.
The participants of the conference received certificates at the end of the meeting. Later they visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.