3rd ICAN - 2008 International Conference of Al Noor Hospital - Psychiatry In General Practice (3rd ICAN - 2008)

Venue: Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Feb 07, 2008 End Date/Time: Feb 09, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 01, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Nov 30, 2007
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Learning Objectives

Upon Completion of the sessions of this conference, the participants should be able to:

Assess the global burden of psychiatric disease in developing countries.
Discuss the role of the Psychiatrist toward being an ( Adopter ) versus (Innovator) in the field of transcultural psychiatry.
Outline the recent developments in the management of depression.
Identify the need to utilize a team-approach for mental health workers in launching anti-stigma campaigns.
Explain the key concepts in the use of novel anti-psychotic drugs and SSRI (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) as combined treatment modalities on evidence-based practice.

Target Audience ( Who Should Attend).

Social Workers
General physician
PHC doctors
NGO”s ( Non-Government Organizations)
Other Specialities

Conference Topics

Anxiety Disorder
Depressive Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Eating Disorder
Common Children Disorders
Psychiatric Services for the Elderly
Substance Abuse
Domestic Violence
Media Violence
Psychiatric Confidentiality
Bill of Patients’ Right
Psychiatry and Women
Psychiatry and Medical Diseases
Psychiatric Aspects of HIV - AIDS
Students’ Mental Health
Prevention ( Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary )
Fighting the Stigma


Additional Information

3rd ICAN 2008 Conference Committees Dr. Kassem Alom Conference President Dr. Elzain Omara Conference Convener Scientific Committee International Members Prof. A. Okasha, Egypt Prof. Tarik Elhabib, KSA Prof. Christopher Mayer, UK Prof. Mustafa Kamal, Egypt Prof. Afaf Hamid Khalil, Egypt Prof. Zeinab Bishry, Egypt Prof. Sheikh Idris A. Rahmi, KSA Prof. Malik Badri, Pakistan Local Members Dr. Ahmad Anbar, UAE Dr. Talaat Matter, UAE Dr. Sheikha Muzafari, UAE Dr. Tariq Darwish, UAE Dr. Tarik Khamas, UAE Dr. Gamal Mousa, UAE Dr. Medhat Elsubahi, UAE Dr. Tamer Adham, UAE Dr. Das Lucky Gupta, UAE Dr. Yousif El Tigani, UAE Organizing Committee Dr. Aman El-Duweini Secretary General Dr. Tamer Adham Ass. Conference Convener Dr. Lamya El Barrasi Ass. Conference Convener Dr. Farshid Alikhani Finance Controller Ms. Marjan A.Pirsaraei Conference Coordinator Ms. Marilyn Basquez Conference Registrar