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Under the Patronage of
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority
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8th Emirates Society Mental Health
International Congress

15-17 February, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

8th Emirates Society Mental Health International Congress

15-17 February, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
SCIENTIFIC AGENDA
15th FEBRUARY 2018
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
Workshop 1 Chairperson: Dr. Siva Parakash (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
8:30 - 10:30 Ms. Amna AlMutawa (UAE) Domestic Violence: Prevention, Assessment and Psychological Treatment
Workshop 2 Chairperson: Dr. Karuna Anand (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
10:30 - 12:30 Dr. Asad Sadiq (UAE) Principles and Practice: Psychopharmacotherapy
12:30 - 13:00 Prayer & Lunch Break
Workshop 3 Chairperson: Dr. Entisar Ben Haider (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
13:00 - 14:00 Dr. Toba Oluboka (NIGERIA) Optimized Treatment in MDD
Workshop 4 Chairperson: Mr. Khalid AlFoul (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
14:00 - 16:00 Ms. Shazya Lakadawala (UAE) Deppression and Stress Management
16:00 End of Day 1
 
16th FEBRUARY 2018
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:05 Dr. Samia Abul: Congress President, President Emirates Society of Mental Health (ESMH), UAE Welcome Remarks
09:05 - 09:20 Plenary Presentation: Dr. Samia Abul (UAE) - Professionals' Perceptions of Child Sexual Abuse
Session 1 Comorbidity of Depression with Physical Disorders: Challenges and Clinical Implications
Chairpersons: Dr. Mohammad AlSuwaidan ( Kuwait) & Dr. Muhammad Wasif Alam (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
09:20 - 09:35 Dr. Mohammad AlSuwaidan (Kuwait) Diabetes and Depression: Two Sides of The Same Coin
09:35 - 09:50 Dr. Talaat Matter (UAE) Identifying and Management of Depression in Medically ill Patients
09:50 - 10:05 Dr. Zainab Bamakhrama (UAE) Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Experience: The Psychological Element
10:05 - 10:20 Ms. Shazya Lakadawala (UAE) Coping with Depression in Chronically Medical Illness
10:20 - 10:30 Discussion
OPENING CEREMONY
10:30 - 10:40 Dr. Samia Abul: Congress President, President, Emirates Society of Mental Health (ESMH) - UAE Welcome, Objectives & Introduction
10:40 - 10:50 Chief Guest Opening Speech
10:50 - 11:00 Chief Guest Appreciation & Awarding
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:45 Plenary Presentation: Prof. Ahmed Okasha (Egypt) - Arab Guidelines for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder
11:45 - 12:30 Sattelite Symposium (LUNDBECK) Prof. Philip Gorwood (France)
12:30 - 13:30 Prayer & Lunch Break
Session 2 The Forensic Psychiatric Aspects of Schizophrenia
Chairpersons: Prof. Hisham Ramy (Egypt) & Dr. Ghanem Al Hassani (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
13:30 - 13:45 Prof. Hisham Ramy (Egypt) Forensic Psychiatry in Egypt: The past, the present and the future
13:45 - 14:00 Dr. Khawla Ahmed (UAE) Murder and Schizophrenia - Case Study
14:00 - 14:15 Dr. Suad Al Marzooqi (UAE) Are We Understanding the Link Between Mental Illness and Criminal Justice? Exemplary: Schizophrenia Causes Crime
14:15 - 14:30 Ms. Manooha Hashim (UAE) Criminal Liability for Mental Illness
14:30 - 14:40 Discussion
Session 3 Old Age- A Holistic Approach (Dementia-Depression- Psychosis)
Chairpersons: Prof. Parassad Roy (India) & Dr. Wadeia AbdulRahim (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
14:40 - 14:55 Prof. Parassad Roy (India) Pharmacotherapy and Psychological Interventions in Dementia
14:55 - 15:10 Dr. Salwa AlSuwaidi (UAE) Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia-BPSD
15:10 - 15:25 Dr. Ahmed Sultan (UAE) The 3D’s of Geriatric Psychiatry: Depression Dementia and Delirium
15:25 - 15:40 Ms. Julieta Leuterio (UAE) Nursing Care of Alzheimer’s Patient
15:40 - 15:50 Discussion
15:50 - 16:05 Coffee Break
Session 4 How to Improve Personality Disorder Management
Chairpersons: Dr. Mahdi Saeed Abu Madini (KSA) & Dr. El Zain Omara (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
16:05 - 16:20 Dr. Mahdi Saeed Abu Madini (KSA) TBC
16:20 - 16:35 Dr. Amer Saadeddin (UAE) Management of Severe Personality Disorder
16:35 - 16:50 Dr. Subas Pradhan (UAE) Personality Disorder Management: Contemporary and Contentious Issues
16:50 - 17:05 Dr. Mufeed Raoof (UAE) Music Therapy in Personality Disorders
17:05 - 17:15 Discussion
Session 5 Addressing Mental Health Disorder in the Classroom
Chairpersons: Prof. Momtaz Abd ElWahab (Egypt) & Dr. Leena Amiri (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
17:15 - 17:30 Prof. Momtaz Abd ElWahab (Egypt) Integrating Mental Health in the Schools
17:30 - 17:45 Dr. Haifa Madi (UAE) Mental Health of School Children
17:45 - 18:00 Dr. Kadhim AlAbady (UAE) Mental Health Key Challenges Among School Aged Children in Dubai
18:00 - 18:15 Dr. Hind AlRustamani (UAE) Anxiety Disorder in Classroom with Specific Reference to Selective Mutism
18:15 - 18:25 Discussion
18:25 End of Day 2
 
17th FEBRUARY 2018
09:00 - 09:30 Plenary Presentation: Dr Afzal Javed (UK) - Future of Psychiatry: Challenges & Opportunities
Session 6 Understanding Bipolar Disorder
Chairpersons: Prof. Philip Gorwood (France) & Dr. Khawla Ahmed (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
09:30 - 09:45 Prof. Philip Gorwood (France) Bipolar Disorders and Schizophrenia: Commonalities and Differences
09:45 - 10:00 Dr. Firas AlNajjar (UAE) Dealing with Aggressive Patient in the Emergency Department- Emergency Physician Perspective
10:00 - 10:15 Dr. Haytham Shabayek (UAE) Bipolar Disorder in Children: Is It Possible?
10:15 - 10:30 Dr. Walid AbdelGalil (UAE) Challenges of Bipolar Affective Disorder
10:30 - 10:40 Discussion
10:40 - 10:55 Coffee Break
Session 7 Learning Disabilities: A Multidimensional Approach
Chairpersons: Prof. M.S.V.K. Raju (India) & Dr. Ammar AlBanna (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
10:55 - 11:10 Prof. M.S.V.K. Raju (India) Specific Learning Disability: Indian Experience
11:10 - 11:25 Dr. Nadia Dabbagh (UAE) A multi-perspective multidimensional framework to understanding Problem Behaviours in People With Disorders of Intellectual Development (PWDID)
11:25 - 11:40 Dr. Hussain Maseeh (UAE) The Relation of ADHD and Learning Disability
11:40 - 11:55 Dr. Gamal Youssef (UAE) Phonological Approach for Dyslexia
11:55 - 12:05 Discussion
12:05 - 12:50 Sattelite Symposium (NEWBRIDGE) - Speaker: Dr.Samer Makhoul
12:50 - 13:50 Prayer & Lunch Break
Session 8 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Quality of Life
Chairpersons: Dr. Naser Shuriquie (Jordan) & Dr. Palaniappun Vaiapuri (India)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
13:50 - 14:05 Dr. Nasser Shuriquie (Jordan) OCD and Eating Disorder
14:05 - 14:20 Dr. Palaniappun Vaiapuri (India) Quality of Life in OCD
14:20 - 14:35 Dr. Eman Amari (UAE) The Role of Family Therapy in the Recovery of OCD
14:35 - 14:50 Prof. Hiromi Willingham (UAE) Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy helps the Anxiety Disorder including OCD
14:50 - 15:00 Discussion
Session 9 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - an Overview
Chairpersons: Dr. Charlotte Kamal (Bahrain) & Dr. Fatima Al Attar (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
15:00 - 15:15 Dr. Charlotte Kamal (Bahrain) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Resilience
15:15 - 15:30 Dr. Zakia AlDifai (Oman) PTSD Management: Women Perspective
15:30 - 15:45 Dr. Amal AlHalyan (UAE) Workplace Stress, Fatigue and Burnout Syndrome
15:45 - 16:00 Ms. Maryam AlJassmi (UAE) Language Processing & Attentional Functioning Under Stress: Evidence From Eye Tracking
16:00 - 16:10 Discussion
16:10 - 16:25 Coffee Break
Session 10 AFPA Symposium
Chairpersons: Dr. Afzal Javed (UK) ) & Dr. Samia Abul (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
16:25 - 16:55 Prof. Parassad Roy (India) Bipolar Depression the Conundrum: Issues of Pharmacological Management
16:55 - 17:25 Prof. M.S.V.K. Raju (India) Nutrition in Autism and Learning Disorders
17:25 - 17:35 Discussion
17:35 End of Day 3
17:35 - 18:00 Closing Remarks