Evidence based therapies in Mental Disorders

The 14th International Conference on Psychiatry
“Evidence based therapies in Mental Disorders”
Intercontinental Hotel, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
14 – 16 November 2018

Dear Colleague,
Saudi German Hospital & Saudi Psychiatric Association
In collaboration with:
-       Psychiatric Hospital Jeddah.
-       Institute of Psychiatry Ain Shams University
-       Egyptian Psychiatric Association.
-       World Psychiatric Association

Have the honor and pleasure to invite you to participate in
Conference theme: “Evidence based therapies in Psychiatric Disorders”
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Date: 14 – 16 November 2018
Recently there has been a growing awareness of the Evidence based therapies in Mental Disorders; thus this congress will highlight these important issues.
The conference main speakers will be opinion leaders in the field of psychiatry as well as policy and decision makers.
It is hoped that the exchange of knowledge in this congress between colleagues will promote the service offered to psychiatric patients.
You are invited to participate in this scientific event. We believe that it will be a fruitful scientific, spiritual and cultural experience.
            We will do our best in making your participation scientifically rewarding and your stay in Jeddah enjoyable.
Dr. Mohammed Khaled
Secretary General of the Conference
Preliminary Topics:
1.   Theme of the conference: Evidence based therapies in Mental Disorders.
2.     Role of Culture in clinical practice both in prevention & treatment.
3.     Arab Mental Health services: Service Development, Policies, Pathways to Care and Healthcare economics.
4.    Liaison Psychiatry.
5.    Psychosis: Early intervention and improving outcome.
6.     Mood Disorders: Depressive disorder & Challenges in the management of Bipolar Disorder.   
7.     Personality, Eating, and Psychosexual Disorders.
8.     Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
9.     Old Age Psychiatry: functional & organic mental disorders in old age.
10.    Therapeutic Approaches in Mental Health: Bio-Psych-Socio-Spiritual.
11.    Role of Culture in clinical practice both in prevention & treatment.
12.    Brain Imaging in the diagnosis & management of mental disorders.
13.    Medical ethics, Religion & Spirituality in the era of Globalisation.
14.    Advances in the field of Medical Education & Psychiatric Training.
15.    Stigma of Mental illness & role of media in promoting positive public opinion.
16.    The interface between Psychiatry, Psychology, Philosophy and Social sciences.
Course organisers are kindly requested to prepare all relevant materials to be given to participants enrolled on their courses. Course proposals must include self-assessment questionnaires and answers to evaluate the learning outcome of the participants.
Target Participants:
Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Psychologists, Medical Students, Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Teachers, Carers and all professionals who practice in relation to the care of individuals who suffer from Mental Health problems.

Guidelines for abstract submission:
Deadline for submission: 01.06.2018
Registration Fees:
       -    Early registration (before 30.06.2018):  140 $ or 500  Saudi Riyal
       -    After 30.06.2018:   170 $ or 600  Saudi Riyal
       -    For each training course (workshop): 65 $ or 200  Saudi Riyal
Congress Committees:
Honorary Chairman
Prof. Ahmed Okasha
Director, WHO Collaborating Center For Research and Training in Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, President Egyptian Psychiatric Association, Hon. President Arab Federation of Psychiatrists
President WPA (2002 – 2005)
Congress Director
Prof. Mahdi Abou Madini
Associate Professor and Consultant Psychiatrist, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Dammam University, Pres SPA, Acting Pre Arab B of Psychiatry.
Congress Chairman
Dr. Mohamed Shawoosh
Consultant of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospital Jeddah KSA.
Congress Advisor
Prof. Afaf Hamed Khalil
Professor of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Egypt
Congress Coordinators (Egypt):
Prof. Mohamed Ghanem
Prof. Mohamed Refaat Elfeky
Prof. Safeya Effat

Congress Counsellors:
Prof. Tarek Alhabeeb
Professor and Consultant of Psychiatry, Motmaenna Psychiatric centre, Psychiatric Advisor Abu- Dhabi Health Authority, Riyadh, KSA
Prof. Tarek Okasha
   Professor of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Egypt

Egyptian Psychiatric Association.
Prof. Momtaz Abdul Wahab
      President Egyptian Psychiatric Association, Professor of Psychiatry, Cairo University, Egypt

Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University
Prof. Ahmad Saad
   Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Egypt

Jeddah  Psychiatric  Hospital
Dr. Nawaf Al-Harthi
   Consultant Psychiatry, Hospital Director, Jeddah Psychiatric Hospital
Head of the Scientific Committee
Dr. Dakhel Alsaadi  (KSA)
    Consultant Psychiatrist, Faisal Specialized Hospital Jeddah

Scientific Committee:
Dr. Mohamed Shawoosh (KSA)
Dr. Saad Alkhateeb   (KSA)
Dr. Nada Alzaidy ( KSA)
Dr. Adel Seraj  (KSA)
Prof. Abdul Karim Mostafa (Bahrain)
Prof. M. Waqar Azeem ( USA)
Dr. Khalid Abd El-Azim  (KSA)     
Secretary of the Scientific Committee:
Dr. Amira Al Batrawy    Psychiatry Consultant SGH- Jeddah     
Co-ordinator of the Scientific Committee
Dr. Abdul Rahman Alshimi      Psychiatry Consultant SGH - Jeddah
Secretary General of the Congress
Dr. Mohamed Khaled    Consultant and Head of Psychiatric Department, SGH- Jeddah     
Organizing Committee:
Ms. Mai Alsherif    Clinical Psychologist SGH- Jeddah-Coordinator of Organizing Committee      
Dr. Jalal Saif    Executive manager of Organizing Committee      
Ms. Shoruq Oqran      Psychologist SGH- Jeddah           
Mr. Fahd Dulaim    Al-Amal Hospital – Jeddah      
Mr. Naif Al-Ali    Al-Amal Hospital – Jeddah      
Dr. Mahmoud Abdel Mohdi    Ass. Consultant Psychiatry SGH- Jeddah                
Dr. Mahmoud Hamdi    Ass. Consultant Psychiatry SGH- Jeddah      
Dr. Reham Ahmad          Psychiatry Specialist SGH- Jeddah      
Dr. Mamoun Shaheen    Psychiatry Specialist SGH- Jeddah      
Ms. Sahar Al-Abadi    Clinical Psychologist SGH- Jeddah      
Ms. Jehan Matbouli         SGH- Jeddah      
Mr. Yaser Al-Zahrani    MOH - Jeddah      
Mr. Waleed Al-Malki    Al-Amal Hospital – Jeddah      
Ms. Omnia Nabil           Clinical Psychologist SGH- Jeddah      
Ms. Ebtesam Al-saiari     Clinical Psychologist SGH- Jeddah      
Ms. Huda Al-arifi            Clinical Psychologist SGH- Jeddah      
Mr. Nezar Bokhari    Volunteer SGH- Jeddah      
Mr. Mohamad Almakky    Psychologist Jeddah      
Mr. Yasser Mersal    Media Services Manager SGH- Jeddah     
Academic Affairs Directorate:
Dr Yasser M. Eid    Executive Director of the Scientific Office      
Mr. Mahboob Islam    Event Coordinator      
Mr. Khalid Abdel Fattah    Mass Communication Officer     
Congress Secretariat

Dr Mohamed Khaled
Consultant & Head of Psychiatry Department
Saudi German Hospital Jeddah KSA
Secretary General of the conference.
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Event Properties

Event Date 11-14-2018
Event End Date 11-16-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 12
Individual Price 600.00SAR
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