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Detailed Program

Detailed Program (as of October 2012)



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DAY 1
Thursday 29 November 2012

>> DAY 2
Friday 30 November

>> DAY 3
Saturday 01 December

09.00-09.45

ROOM A

Chairpersons: Abdulla Abdulrahman & Numan Ali

PLENARY SESSION I
Prof Ahmed Okasha, Honorary President, Pan Arab Federation of Psychiatrists
'Changes in Mental Health in the Arab World'


09.45 - 10.45

Opening Ceremony

10.45 - 11.15

Coffee Break


11.15-12.45

ROOM A

Chairperson: Mohammed Abou-Saleh

KEY NOTE SESSION I
Organised by the Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy & Applied Care
'Violence and Mental Disorders'

Dr. Elie G. Karam, M.D.
Professor & Head, Dept. of Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology
St. George Hospital University Medical Center, LEBANON
'Long Term Effects of War'

Dr. John Fayyad, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, LEBANON
'Mental Health of Children and Adolescents Exposed to War: Findings from Lebanon'

Caroline Cordahi Tabet, D.E.A.
Child and Adolescent Psychologist
St. George Hospital University Medical Center, LEBANON
'What Protects Adolescent Mental Health after War?'

Youmna Cassir Haddad, D.E.S.S
Child and Adolescent Psychologist
St. George Hospital University Medical Center, LEBANON

'Dissemination of an Evidence-Based Intervention to Parents of Children with Behavioral Problems in a Developing Country'

12.45 - 13.15

Symposium Sponsored by AstraZeneca

13.15 - 14.15

Lunch

14.15 - 16.15

PARALLEL WORKSHOP

Jamel Turky,TUNISIA
*This workshop will be presented in Arabic

14.15 - 16.15

PARALLEL ABSTRACT SESSIONS

ROOM A

Chairperson: Tarek Gawad

Addiction in the Arab World

The Effects of Exposure Response Prevention on Reducing Addictive Cravings,
Robert DeLetis, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Addiction Treatment in the United Arab Emirates: Patients demographics and substnace abuse profile at the
National Rehabilitation center, Tarek Gawad, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Addiction Treatment in the United Arab Emirates: Voluntary vs. Involuntary patients admitted to the NRC,
Mohamed Al Hosani, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Prescription Drug abuse in the UAE,
Ali Al Marzooqi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ROOM B

Chairperson: Abdel Aziz Mousa Thabet

Emerging Psychiatric Morbidity in Young People

The physical and emotional abuse in children,
Naeema Abdullah Al Ali, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Perceived Family Environment and Social Anxiety among Females in Late Adolescence,
Farzana Ashraf, PAKISTAN

Psychosocial Problems among Secondary School Students Alhawyja City-Iraq,
Ashoor Sarhat, IRAQ

Depression among Secondary Schools Students in Tikrit District- Iraq,
Ashoor Sarhat, IRAQ

Comorbidity of PTSD, ADHD, Conduct, and ODD in Palestinian children affected by war on Gaza,
Abdel Aziz Thabet, PALESTINE

ROOM C

Chairperson: Medhat Elsabbahy

Psychiatric Practice

Assessment and Management of Risk in Psychiatric Practice,
Yahya Takriti, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Community oriented and evidence based interventions in mental health programs ,
Abdalsalm Alshehri, SAUDI ARABIA

Mental Health Practice Amidst Transition in the Arab World,
Laila Atshan, PALESTINE

Multi disciplinary Mental Health Team Practice Kasr El Aini Experience,
Noha Sabry, EGYPT

Alternative care for Dubai,
Karim Behi, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ECTs Probing Differences between East and West,
Abdelgadir Hussein Osman, SUDAN

Overview of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services in Abu Dhabi,

Medhat Elsabbahy, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

16.15 - 16.45

Coffee Break

16.45 - 17.15

Symposium sponsored by Pfizer


17.15-18.30

ROOM A

Chairperson: Jamel Turky

KEY NOTE SESSION II
'Woman Mental Health'

Prof. Afaf Khalil
Professor of Psychiatry
Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams Universtity, EGYPT
'Depression in Women along their Lifetime'

Prof. Unaiza Niaz MD,DPM FRCPSYCH,
Director,
The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Center, PAKISTAN

'Women’s Mental Health & National Development'

Prof. Suhaila Ghuloum
Senior Consultant, Assistant Professor,
Weill Cornell Medical College, QATAR
'Women Sensitive Mental Health Services'

17.15 - 18.30

PARALLEL ABSTRACT SESSIONS

ROOM B

Chairperson: Leena Amiri

Self Harm Across the Region

Self mutilation by subcutaneous injection of kerosene: report from Iraq,
Maha Younis, IRAQ

A comparative study on perspectives on Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behaviors among Social Work Students in
USA, Cyprus, Greece and Jordan. Implications for social work practice,
Efrosini Kokaliari, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Completed suicides in Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
Kanita Dervic, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Self-Injury among non clinical populations,
Efrosini Kokaliari, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Suicide communication and self-injurious behavior among patients with depression,
Naseem Qureshi, SAUDI ARABIA

Attitudes towards suicide among medical students in the United Arab Emirates,
Leena Amiri, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ROOM C

Chairperson: Mohamed Ahmed

Update in Psychopharmacology: A Cultural Prospective

Recent Advances in Diagnostic and Laboratory Investigations for Patients with First Episode Psychosis,
Abdulsamad Aljeshi, SAUDI ARABIA

Impact of Clozapine Treatment on Regional Brain Volume: A Longitudinal Study of Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia, Mohammed Ahmed, IRELAND

Tualang honey increases BDNF levels and alleviates depressive behaviours of ovariectomised rats exposed to
social instability stress,
Badriya Al-rahbi, MALAYSIA

Neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia among Arab psychotic patients,
Abdelkarim Osman, SUDAN

18:30 - 20:00

Pan Arab Psychiatric Federation Session
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>> DAY 2
Friday 30 November

>> DAY 3
Saturday 01 December


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