Wednesday 20 MARCH 2019
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
Session 1 Training Workshop 1
Chairperson: Dr. Eman Amari (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
08:30 - 09:30 Prof. Hiromi Willingham (UAE) Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy
Session 2 Training Workshop 2
Chairperson: Dr. Kenneth Mitchell (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
09:30 - 10:30 Dr. Karuna Anand (UAE) Psychotropic Medication Prescription and Supervision During Pregnancy & Lactation
Session 3 Training Workshop 3
Chairperson: Dr. Mazin Awad (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
10:30 - 11:30 Dr. Sarah AlMarzooqi (UAE) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Session 4 Training Workshop 4
Chairperson: Dr. Michael Hamarneh (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
11:30 - 12:30 Dr. Shaju George (UAE) Are Personality Disorders Treatable?
12:30 - 13:00 Prayer & Lunch Break
Session 5 Training Workshop 5
Chairperson: Dr. Haseeb Rohilla (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
13:00 – 14:00 Dr. Shazya Lakadawala (UAE) Psychometric Testing
Session 6 Training Workshop 6
Chairperson: Dr. Mona ElQedrah (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
14:00 – 15:00 Dr. Fady Serry (UAE) Spirituality in Childhood
Session 7 Special Meeting (By Invitation)
ESMH Board Meeting
15:00 End of Day 1
 
Thursday 21 MARCH 2019
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:05 Dr. Samia A. AlKhoori
Congress President,
President Emirates Society of Mental Health (ESMH), UAE
Welcome Remarks
Session 8 Special Symposium: Child Psychopharmacology
Chairperson: Dr. Leena Amiri (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
09:05 - 09:25 Prof. Syed Naqvi (USA) Pediatric Psychopharmacology in the New Millennium , What to Do, What not to Do and What to Do with Great Caution
09:25 - 09:45 Dr. Nadia Dabbagh (UAE) The 8 Principles of Prescribing Practice in Childhood & Adolescence
09:45 - 09:55 Discussion
OPENING CEREMONY
10:00 - 10:10 Dr. Samia AlKhoori
Congress President,
President, Emirates Society of Mental Health (ESMH) - UAE
Welcome, Objectives & Introduction
10:10 - 10:20 Chief Guest Opening Speech
10:20 – 10:25 Chief Guest ESMH Excellence Star Award
10:25 - 10:30 Chief Guest Appreciation & Awarding
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
Session 9 Plenary Presentation
Chairperson: TBC
  SPEAKER TOPIC
10:45 - 11:15 Dr. Afzal Javed (UK) Future of Psychiatry: Meeting The Challenges & Dispelling Myths
Session 10 Special Symposium: Changing the Anxious Mind
Chairperson: Dr. Walid Abdul-Hamid (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
11:15 - 11:30 Dr. Ahmed AlHadi (KSA) Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Anxiety : Overview & Update
11:30 - 11:45 Dr. Bassem Bader (UAE) Anxiety Disorder: Case-based Quiz
11:45 - 11:55 Discussion
Session 11 Young Psychiatrist Forum
Chairperson: Dr. Ashraf Ahmed (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
11:55 - 12:10 Prof. Prasad Rao (India) The Future of Psychiatry and the Ever Changing Dynamics of Youth Energy
12:10 - 12:20 Dr. Maryam ALSuwaidi (UAE) Combat Stigmatization of Becoming A Psychiatrist
12:20 - 12:30 Mr. Faisal Nawaz (UAE) Prevalence of Low Birth Weight in Children and Adolescents Diagnosed With Neurodevelopmental Disorders
12:30 - 12:40 Discussion
12:40 - 13:40 Prayer & Lunch Break
Session 12 Meet the Expert
Chairperson: Dr. Ghanem Al Hassani (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
13:40 - 13:55 Dr. Mohammad AlSuwaidan (Kuwait) The Future of Mental Health Care
13:55 - 14:10 Dr. Hamed AlSenawi (Oman) Overview on the Assessment and Management of Cognitive Disorders
14:10 - 14:20 Discussion
Session 13 Special Symposium: Leading Innovations and Approaches Towards Treatment of Depression
Chairperson: Dr. Abdulmohsen Alhumoud (Kuwait)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
14:20 - 14:35 Dr. Wieslaw Jersy Cubala (Poland) Current & Future Management of Major Depressive Disorder
14:35 - 14:50 Dr. Mohtasim Qamruddin (UAE) Psychological Treatments for Depression: Current Update on Evidence and Novel Psychological Treatments
14:50 - 15:00 Discussion
Session 14 Satellite Symposium (JANSSEN)
Chairperson: Dr. Samia AlKhoori
  SPEAKER TOPIC
15:00 - 15:40 Dr. Clement Garcia (Spain) LATs Proposal: A Unique Opportunity in Schizophrenia Management
15:40 - 15:55 Coffee Break
Session 15 Special Symposium: Mental Health Care and Quality Improvement
Chairperson: Dr. Amal AlHalyan (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
15:55 - 16:10 Dr. Charlotte Kamal (Bahrain) Quality of Life and Mental Health
16:10 - 16:25 Dr. Asad Sadiq (UAE) Service User Involvement in Quality Improvement
16:25 - 16:35 Discussion
Session 16 Special Symposium: Community Mental Health Care Can Make A Major Difference
Chairperson: Mr. Khalid AlFoul (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
16:35 - 16:50 Dr. Mohamed Abdelbadie (UAE) Consequences of Deinstitutionalization on Mental Health (Pros & Cons)
16:50 - 17:05 Ms. Amna AlMutawa (UAE) The Psychological Services for Domestic Violence Victims
17:05 - 17:15 Discussion
Session 17 Special Symposium: Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (IAPP)
Chairperson: Prof. Prasad Rao (India)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
17:15 - 17:30 Dr. Parmod Kumar (India) The Interface of Neuroscience and Gadget Addiction
17:30 - 17:40 Discussion
Session 18 Special Meeting (By Invitation)
ESMH & IAPP Meeting
17:40 End of Day 2
 
Friday 22 MARCH 2019
Session 19 Plenary Presentation
Chairperson: TBC
  SPEAKER TOPIC
09:00 - 09:20 Prof. Khalid Mufti (Pakistan) School Terrorism and Mental Health Disaster Management (A Peshawar Based Experience )
Session 20 Interactive Session: Philosophy & Mental Health
Chairperson: Dr. Raad AlKayat (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
09:20 - 09:40 Prof. Syed Naqvi (USA) Forgiveness, Conditional and Unconditional in Human Mental Health
09:40 - 10:00 Dr. Talaat Matar (UAE) The Disordered Mind: Philosophy of Mental Illness
10:00 - 10:10 Discussion
Session 21 Debate Session: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues
Chairperson: Dr. Hussain AlMaseeh (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
10:10 - 10:25 Prof. Amany ElRasheed (UAE) Dilemmas in the Diagnosis and Management of Dual Diagnosis
10:25 - 10:40 Dr. Tareq Qassem (UAE) Is Addiction A Choice or A Disease?
10:40 - 10:50 Discussion
10:50 - 11:05 Coffee Break
Session 22 Special Symposium: Bipolar Disorder: Early Intervention; Current Status
Chairperson: Dr. El Zain Omara (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
11:05 - 11:20 Prof. Andrea Fiorilo (Italy) Is Bipolar Depression a Different Type of Depression?
11:20 - 11:35 Dr. Ali Vahdani (UAE) Recent Advances in Genomic Research for Bipolar Disorder and its Role in this Matter
11:35 - 11:45 Discussion
Session 23 Special Symposium: The Role Of Long Acting Injectable Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia
Chairperson: Dr. Khawla Ahmed (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
11:45 - 12:00 Prof. Momtaz AbdelWahab (Egypt) Long Acting Antipsychotic
12:00 - 12:15 Dr. Yahya Takriti (UAE) Treating Mental Disorders in the Community, Benefits and Challenges
12:15 - 12:25 Discussion
12:25 - 13:30 Prayer & Lunch Break
Session 24 Satellite Symposium (NEWBRIDGE)
Chairperson: Dr. Samia AlKhoori
  SPEAKER TOPIC
13:30 - 14:10 Dr. Mohammad AlSuwaidan (Kuwait) Optimizing Treatment Outcomes in Schizophrenia
Session 25 Special Symposium: Issues in Schizophrenic Spectrum Disorder
Chairperson: Dr. Entisar Ben Haider (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
14:10 - 14:25 Prof. Abdalla AbdelRahman (Sudan) Cognitive Functions Problems in Schizophrenia
14:25 - 14:40 Dr. Mohammed Bardi (UAE) Schizophrenia Prodrome
14:40 - 14:50 Discussion
Session 26 Hot Topic in Psychiatric Research
Chairperson: Dr. Kadhim AlAbady (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
14:50 - 15:05 Dr. Joseph Khouri (Lebanon) Cannabis and Psychosis: A Research Priority for Psychiatry
15:05 - 15:20 Dr. Jigar Jogia (UAE) Use of Pattern Classification of Neuroimaging Data to Aid the Diagnosis of Affective Disorders
15:20 - 15:35 Discussion
15:35 - 15:50 Coffee Break
Session 27 Special Symposium: Al Jalila Children’s Hospital
Chairperson: Dr. Tarig Diab (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
15:50 - 16:05 Dr. Meshal Sultan (UAE) ADHD: What are the Risk Factors for this Neurodevelopmental Disorder?
16:05 - 16:20 Dr. Habib Abdullah (UAE) Stress and Resilience Among Caregivers of Children with Special Needs
16:20 - 16:30 Discussion
Session 28 Special Symposium: Psychotic Disorder, Psychological Overview
Chairperson: Dr. Siva Prakash (UAE)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
16:30 - 16:45 Dr. Hind AlRustamani (UAE) Counseling Demand in Zayed University: More Tolerance Towards Mental Health Stigma
16:45 - 17:00 Ms. Fariha Khan (UAE) Dealing with Mental Disorder within the Family
17:00 - 17:10 Discussion
Session 29 Special Symposium: Arab Federation of Psychiatrists (AFP)
Chairperson: Prof. Momtaz Abdel Wahab (Egypt)
  SPEAKER TOPIC
17:10 - 17:25 Prof. Momtaz AbdelWahab (Egypt) Tramadol Abuse in Egypt
17:25 - 17:40 Dr. Samia AlKhoori (UAE) Impact of Cognitive Dysfunction in the Middle East Depressed Patients (The ICMED Study)
17:40 - 17:50 Discussion
Session 30 Special Meeting (By Invitation)
ESMH & AGPA Meeting
17:50 End of Day 3
17:50 - 18:20 Closing Remarks