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8th International Conference on Mental Health and Human Resilience, will be organized around the theme “Towards better Mental Health”
Mental Health 2020 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Mental Health 2020
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Mental health disorder includes one’s emotional, social and psychological well-being. It directly effects on how we think, act. Mental health is very important in every aspects of life from childhood to adolescence through adulthood as it determines how an individual handle stress, relation to others and make choice. In the span of life, an individual’s mood, thinking and behaviour is affected if the individual experience mental health problems. There are many factors involved behind experiencing this disorder. Biological factors, life experience such as abuse or trauma, family history having mental health problems. There are more than 200 classified forms of mental illness. Some of the common disorders are bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorder and dementia.
- Track 1-1Adult/children counselling
- Track 1-2Cognitive Behaviour therapy
- Track 1-3Multiple personality disorders
- Track 1-4Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
- Track 1-5Advanced treatments in mental illness
- Track 1-6Gender differentiation
How do an individual deal with difficult events like death of loved ones, serious illness, losing a job or some other traumatic events? Where many people react with a flood of strong emotions and other generally adapt well to life changing situation and stressful conditions. It involves resilience. Resilience is the process of bouncing back through well adaptation from difficult experience like trauma, tragedy, threats or stress.
- Track 2-1Approaches to resilience
- Track 2-2Resilience and ability
- Track 2-3Psychological resilience
- Track 2-4Biological models of resilience
Psychology and psychiatry are a scientific discipline which deals with mental states and behaviour. It is a broad discipline includes many sub-fields such as human development, sports, clinical, social behaviour and cognitive process.
- Track 3-1Social psychology
- Track 3-2Geriatric psychiatry
- Track 3-3Neurocognitive psychiatry
- Track 3-4Emergency psychiatry
- Track 3-5Cognitive psychology
- Track 3-6Behavioral psychology
Clinical psychology is a branch of psychology which concerns with practical application of research methodologies and involved in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. The professionals, clinical psychologists classify their basic activities in three main headings, which are assessment, treatment and research. Clinical psychologists are specialized in behaviour therapy, psychoanalysis, group therapy & family therapy. Research is very crucial in clinical psychology as their training in experimental clinical trials and statistical procedures and hence clinical psychologists are very important participants in the studies of mental health care.
- Track 4-1Counselling psychology
- Track 4-2Applied psychology
- Track 4-3Experimental psychology
- Track 4-4Psychological intervention
Child abuse is just not the physical violence directed at a child. Child abuse can occur in home and abuser is in the form of their parents, caregiver and sometimes they are abused by other adults to whom they are dependent like teachers, nursery workers. Abuses on child is not every time intentional but if their parents and caregivers are no longer caring for the child then this results into dysfunctional behaviour and abuse.
- Track 5-1Abusive minds
- Track 5-2Parent child interaction therapy
- Track 5-3Domestic violence
- Track 5-4Suicidal tendency
- Track 5-5Victims of sexual abuse
- Track 5-6Child maltreatment
- Track 5-7Child protection services
- Track 5-8Child homicide
Research suggests that women are about 40% more likely to develop depression than men. They are also twice as men to develop PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and about 10% of women developed after traumatic event comparing to only 4% of men. Mental Disorders affect men and women differently. There are some disorders are common like depression and anxiety. Women experience mental disorder symptoms of mental disorder at the time of their hormonal change like perinatal depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and perimenopause related depression and during pregnancy.
- Track 6-1Menopause/pregnancy related psychiatric disorders
- Track 6-2Anxiety
- Track 6-3Infertility/perinatal loss
- Track 6-4Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Track 6-5Gender specific risk factors
- Track 6-6Sexual discrimination
- Track 6-7Psychological distress with gynecological disorders
Child and adolescent psychiatry deals in the treatment of mental health disorders of children aged up to 18 years. As many adult mental health disorders originate in childhood and these behavioural problems linked with difficulties throughout adulthood, so child and adolescent psychiatry is very crucial branch as it involves in detection and early treatment of mental health disorders.
- Track 7-1Anxiety disorders
- Track 7-2Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Track 7-3Social impact
- Track 7-4Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Track 7-5Aggression and violence
- Track 7-6Adolescent counselling
- Track 7-7Teenage depression
- Track 7-8Child abuse and negligence
- Track 7-9Emotional and Behavioural disorders
Mental health difficulties like depression, anxiety, PTSD, stress often leads an individual towards substance abuse and using these substances often worsen the mental health. Mental illness and substance abuse often occur together, and it is called Dual Diagnosis or Co-Occurring Disorder. Following are the mental health problems occur frequently with addiction. Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Eating Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Personality Disorders.
- Track 8-1Alcohol addiction
- Track 8-2Opioid dependence
- Track 8-3Cognitive impairment
- Track 8-4Drug use and toxicity
- Track 8-5Hallucinogens abuse
- Track 8-6Addiction and brain
Geriatric psychiatry is a sub speciality of psychiatry which deals with the study, prevention and treatment of mental disorders in human with old age. It emphasizes the psychological and biological aspects of normal ageing.
- Track 9-1Alzheimers disease
- Track 9-2Depression
- Track 9-3Geriatric counselling
- Track 9-4Dementia
- Track 9-5Geriatric nursing
The term psychological disorder is more frequently known as mental disorders. Mental disorders are the pattern of psychological symptoms that impacts in multiple areas throughout the life span. Some of the psychological disorders are: Neurodevelopmental disorders, which includes intellectual disability, global developmental delay, communication disorders, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
- Track 10-1Personality disorders
- Track 10-2Schizophrenia
- Track 10-3Major depressive disorders
- Track 10-4Sleep disorders
- Track 10-5Eating disorders
- Track 10-6Bipolar disorders
Psychosomatic disorder is mainly used to describe a physical disease thought to be caused or to make even worse by several mental factors. Several factors can play role in psychosomatic disorders such as personality traits, family influences, genetic or environmental factors, learned behaviour and more.
- Track 11-1Electroconvulsive therapy
- Track 11-2Hypnosis
- Track 11-3Drug abreaction
- Track 11-4Group therapy
- Track 11-5Supportive psychotherapy
- Track 11-6Psychoanalysis
Stress is a feeling of physical and emotional tension. Despite being unpleasant, it is not a disease but there are connections between stress and mental health problem like depression, anxiety, PTSD and psychosis.
- Track 12-1Acute stress disorders
- Track 12-2Insomnia
- Track 12-3Social anxiety disorders
- Track 12-4Persistent depressive disorders
Mental health affects approximately 19% of the adult population, 47% in children and 17% in children every year but half of the affected individual gets treatment. Untreated individual witness higher medical expenses, several associated problems, poorer performance in work and in school, less employment opportunity and increased risk of suicide.
- Track 13-1Psychotherapy
- Track 13-2Advanced treatments in mental illness
- Track 13-3Licensed Professional Counselling (LPC)
- Track 13-4Mental health education
- Track 13-5Alternative therapies
- Track 13-6Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy
- Track 13-7Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselling
The mental health disorder treatment has two aspects. One of it is rehabilitation. Mental disorder requires medication along with the other forms of treatment. The treatment type depends on their diagnosis, the severity of disorder and individual’s physical and emotional state. Psychiatric rehabilitation is an aspect of treatment which helps the person to return in the optimum level of functioning to lead a normal life. This can be brought by providing medical, psychological and social input though there are no strict boundary between treatment and rehabilitation.
- Track 14-1Drug rehabilitation
- Track 14-2Motivational interviewing
- Track 14-3Brain injury
- Track 14-4Positive psychology management
- Track 14-5Individual Placement and Support
- Track 14-6Medication and psychotherapy
- Track 14-7Juvenile mental health & rehabilitation
- Track 14-8Criminal recidivism & rehabilitation program
Psychiatric mental health nursing is a speciality in nursing. Mental health psychiatric registered nurses work with individuals, families, groups and communities, assessing their mental health needs. People do not generally consider mental illness as true medical conditions, but they are more distressing than other body diseases. The psychiatric nurses specialize in mental health helps patients to overcome in their psychiatric disorder and the stigma associated with it.
- Track 15-1Nursing and mental health
- Track 15-2Nursing education in mental health
- Track 15-3Psychiatric health nursing practice
Psychiatrists are trained medical doctors, they can prescribe medications, and they spend much of their time with patients on medication management as a course of treatment. Psychologists focus extensively on psychotherapy and treating emotional and mental suffering in patients with behavioural intervention.
- Track 16-1Hypnotherapy
- Track 16-2Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy
- Track 16-3Interpersonal therapy
- Track 16-4Acupuncture therapy
- Track 16-5Psychotherapy
- Track 16-6Psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapy
Psychopharmacology is the study of the changes in mood due to substance abuse or drug induces. These drugs can be obtained from natural sources as well as through chemical synthesis in laboratory. These drugs interact with the nervous system and make changes in physiological or psychological receptors.
- Track 17-1Modern psychopharmacology
- Track 17-2Psychopharmacological substances
- Track 17-3Psychoactive drugs
- Track 17-4Psychopharmacologic medication
- Track 17-5Placebo medications
Mindfulness is an integrative approach that help individual to manage their thoughts and mental health.
- Track 18-1Psychoactive medication
- Track 18-2Anti-psychotics medication
- Track 18-3Mindfulness techniques and training
- Track 18-4Mental health Europe
A warm welcome to all the Eminent associated with Psychiatry, Psychology, Neuroscience, Neurology division to the 8th International Conference on Mental Health and Human Resilience at Rome, Italy during March 09-10, 2020.