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29th Euro Congress on Psychiatrists and Psychologists, will be organized around the theme “Exploring the gateway to peace and mental wellbeing through psychiatry and psychology”
Euro Psychiatrists 2019 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Euro Psychiatrists 2019
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Both Psychiatry and Psychology are fields that shares common goal that is helping people maintain their mental and emotional well-being. However there are distinct differences in the treatment methods that are used to achieve the goal. Psychology focuses on providing psychological treatments like behavioural interventions while psychiatry involves medications and other therapies like ECT (Electroconvulsive therapy) also. Psychiatrists and Psychologists work in tandem to treat patients from both behavioral and clinical perspective.
- Track 1-1Psychotherapy
- Track 1-2Behavioral Interventions
- Track 1-3Medication Management
- Track 1-4Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
- Track 1-5Mental and Emotional wellbeing
Psychiatric disorders, also called as mental disorder or mental illness, is a disease that affect an individual’s thoughts, behaviors and emotions resulting in distress and impairment of personal functioning. It can be diagnosed by mental health professionals. Two major treatment options are Psychiatric medications and Psychotherapy. Peer support and self-help also aides in treatment of such disorders.
- Track 2-1Major depressive disorder
- Track 2-2Psychosis
- Track 2-3Lesion
- Track 2-4Eating disorders
- Track 2-5Personality disorders
Child Psychology is the study of mental health of paediatric population that is infants, toddlers and their families. This field aims at promoting emotional well-being in young children and their families and preventing or diagnosing mental health problems in children at the earlier stages. Getting help early helps lessen the effect they hold on child’s development. Unfortunately, majority of the children do not get the help and treatment due to ignorance and stigma related to Mental illness. Also children often lack the developmental ability or vocabulary to explain their issues. Awareness programs and treatment methods are being improved and initiatives are taken towards the betterment of paediatric mental health.
- Track 3-1Depression and Mood disorders
- Track 3-2Bullying and peer pressure
- Track 3-3Parental Conflict and family dissolution
- Track 3-4Psychotherapy
- Track 3-5Medication
Men and women, both experience mental health illness equally, but some disorders are prevalent in women more than men, and vice versa. Women tend to show symptoms of mental disorders at the times of hormonal changes such as premenstrual dysphoric disorder, perimenopause related depression and perinatal depression. Various social factors such as abuse, discrimination and trauma also influence the mental health of women. In some cases, symptoms of particular disorder may be different for both the genders due to reasons such as biological, socio-cultural and behavioral influences. Hence the treatments need to be sensitive to gender differences.
- Track 4-1Sexual Assault
- Track 4-2Trauma
- Track 4-3Discrimination
- Track 4-4Hormonal Issues
- Track 4-5Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting
People feel nervous or worried at times, this occasional anxiety is a normal part of life that may actually be helpful feeling when it motivates or warns us of danger. On the other hand, Anxiety disorders are serious medical conditions that interfere with the individual’s normal lives causing intense, persistent and uncontrollable anxiety. Anxiety Disorders are triggered by a particular incident or stressful life experience.
- Track 5-1Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
- Track 5-2Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks
- Track 5-3Agoraphobia
- Track 5-4Social Anxiety Disorder
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental illness that causes extreme and intense emotional states called mood episodes at distinct times. These mood swings are categorised as manic, hypomanic or depressive. This condition affects men and women equally. It includes three different conditions- bipolar I, bipolar II and cyclothymic disorder. Schizophrenia is a mental illness characterized by failure to understand reality and abnormal social behavior. People with schizophrenia shows symptoms like reduced social engagement and emotional expression, false beliefs, confused thought process, hearing voices that others do not and lack of motivation. Causes for this disorder are Genetics, environment, brain chemistry and substance use.
- Track 6-1Mood episodes
- Track 6-2Depression
- Track 6-3Antipsychotic medications
- Track 6-4Self-help and counselling
Autism, also known as Autism spectrum disorder, is a developmental disorder characterized by impairments in social interaction and communication skills along with rigid, repetitive behaviors. This is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity, and sometimes impulsive. Children with ADHD have difficulty making and keeping friends, and functioning at home or school. This condition affects the child’s social and emotional development.
- Track 7-1Pathophysiology
- Track 7-2Neuropsychology
- Track 7-3Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised
- Track 7-4Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
Clinical neuropsychology is a sub-branch of clinical psychology concerned with the applied science of brain-behavior relationships. Assessment includes neuropsychological tests, patient history, qualitative observation, neuroimaging and diagnostic procedures. This field incorporates principles of assessment and intervention based upon the scientific research of human behavior as it relates to normal and abnormal functioning of the central nervous system.
- Track 8-1Neuroimaging tests
- Track 8-2Cognitive impairment
- Track 8-3Traumatic brain injury
- Track 8-4Dementia
- Track 8-5Dementia
- Track 8-6seizure disorders
- Track 8-7neurodegenerative disorders
Addiction psychiatry is a speciality in the psychiatry field that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of people suffering from addiction disorders. Addiction disorders includes obsession for legal and illegal drugs, sex, food, gambling and other impulse control activities. This field aims at helping people with addiction disorder overcome this problem through psychotherapy, medication or professional therapeutic interaction.
- Track 9-1Rehabilitation centres
- Track 9-2Counselling
- Track 9-3Obesity
- Track 9-4Alcoholism
- Track 9-5Drug addiction
Behavioral neuroscience, otherwise known as psychobiology, biological psychology or biopsychology is the study of developmental, physiological and genetic mechanisms of behavior. This field helps in the better understanding of how human or animal brain works to support cognition, emotion and sensorimotor function.
- Track 10-1Brain mechanisms
- Track 10-2Psychopharmacological manipulations
- Track 10-3Electrical stimulation
Social psychology is a subfield of psychology that focuses on how people’s emotions, thought process and behaviors are influenced by the environment or other people. This field bridges the gap between psychology and sociology. Sociology centralise the study on society and moves towards the individual while social psychology examines how the society and environment affect an individual.
- Track 11-1Sociology
- Track 11-2Social cognition
- Track 11-3Attitudes
- Track 11-4Social perception
Psychopharmacology is the scientific field that examines the effects of drugs on one’s mood, thought process, sensation and behavior. It studies the psychoactive properties of various substances while focusing mainly on the chemical interactions with the brain. The medications formulated in this field aids in the treatment of mental disorders.
- Track 12-1Pharmacokinetics
- Track 12-2Pharmacodynamics
- Track 12-3Protein binding
- Track 12-4Half-life
- Track 12-5Polymorphic genes
- Track 12-6Drug-to-drug interactions
- Track 12-7Antidepressants
Pharmacotherapy is the treatment of ailments, especially mental illness with the help of drugs or medications. Pharmacology is the science applied in development of pharmacotherapy. Fields such as basic science, applied science and translational science are used to create new pharmaceutical drugs.
- Track 13-1Efficacy
- Track 13-2Drug errors
- Track 13-3Drug effects
- Track 13-4Route of administration
- Track 13-5Drug dosage
Cognitive neuroscience is a scientific branch that bridges two domains- psychology and neuroscience, overlapping with disciplines such as functional neuroimaging, physiological psychology, behavioral genetics and computational neuroscience. This field examines the neural mechanisms underlying cognition with a specific focus on the neural connections in the brain that are involved in mental processes.
- Track 14-1Computational Neuroscience
- Track 14-2Artificial Intelligence
- Track 14-3Cognitive Psychology
- Track 14-4Psychophysics
- Track 14-5Functional Neuroimaging
- Track 14-6Electrophysiology
- Track 14-7Behavioral Genetics
Psychopathology is the study of mental disorders. It investigates the potential treatment methods for psychiatric illnesses. While psychopathy is a personality disorder characterised by antisocial personality, lack of empathy, bold, and egoistical traits.
- Track 15-1Hallucinations
- Track 15-2The p factor
- Track 15-3Four D’S – Deviance, Distress, Dysfunction and Danger
- Track 15-4Psychopathy
Psychoanalysis is a method of therapy related to study of unconscious mind for treatment of mental disorders. It aims to release repressed emotions and events or trauma and help the patient face it. Psychometrics concerns the theory or technique of psychological measurement that is measurement of personality traits, educational achievements, knowledge and abilities.
- Track 16-1Free Associations
- Track 16-2Fantasies and Dreams
- Track 16-3Personality Traits
- Track 16-4Free Associations
- Track 16-5Dream Analysis
Early intervention is the process of providing help or treatment to a person who is experiencing or showing symptoms of mental illness. Early diagnosis and intervention must be established for mental health disorders so that it covers both early detection and phase specific treatment of the earlier stages of illness with psychosocial and medications.
- Track 17-1Prevention
- Track 17-2Diagnosis
- Track 17-3Treatment
Mental illness is a condition in which an individual suffers changes in emotions, thought process or behavior. Society often fails to recognise it as any other physical illness. Hence it is necessary to educate people about this issue and spread awareness among ourselves so that the person who is suffering from mental disorder gets the treatment they deserve.
- Track 18-1Awareness programs
- Track 18-2Campaigns