The First International congress of the Jordanian Association of psychiatrists (We plan to offer you)

Venue: Le Royal Hotel.

Location: Amman, Amman, Jordan

Event Date/Time: Apr 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 09, 2010
Registration Date: Apr 07, 2010
Early Registration Date: Apr 06, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 25, 2010
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We plan to offer you a high-quality, multidisciplinary scientific program that will provide a full review of the most important aspects of diagnosis and treatment in psychiatry and of the latest achievements in this field. The scientific program will be composed of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, and will be hosting some educational symposia organized by leading pharmaceutical companies.
Clinicians and researchers of all interests around the world are encouraged to become actively involved in the exchange of knowledge and experience by contributing to the scientific program of the congress.
Topics of the Congress:
1. Arab Mental Health services: Mental Health Legislation, Service Development, and Policies.
2. Socio-cultural and Religious Dimensions of Mental Health
3. Psychosis: Early intervention in Psychosis, Compliance, Relapse prevention in Schizophrenia.
4. Mood Disorders: Depressive disorder & Challenges in the management of Bipolar Disorder.
5. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosexual Disorders, Eating Disorders, Alcohol & Drug Dependence, ….
6. Recent Advances in Psychopharmacology
7. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
8. Family Violence and Childhood Protection
9. Old Age Psychiatry: functional & organic mental disorders in old age.
10. Liaison Psychiatry.
11. Brain Imaging in the diagnosis & management of mental disorders.
12. Forensic Psychiatry
13. Stigma of Mental illness & role of media in promoting positive public opinion.
Target Participants:
Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Psychologists, Residents, Medical Students, Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Teachers, Careers and all professionals who practice in relation to the care of individuals who suffer from Mental Health problems.


Amman / Jordan

Additional Information

On behalf of the Organising Committee, it is my great pleasure to invite you to the 1st International Congress of the Jordanian Association of Psychiatrists. The Congress will take place in Amman from 6th to 9th April, 2010. Amman, the modern and ancient capital of Jordan, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the World. The city's modern buildings blend with the remnants of ancient civilizations.