12th Pan Arab Psychiatric Conference (PAPC2012)

Venue: Al Bustan Rotana Hotel

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Nov 29, 2012 End Date/Time: Dec 01, 2012
Registration Date: Nov 22, 2012
Early Registration Date: Oct 31, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 30, 2012
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About PAPC2012

PAPC is an unusual, yet convenient acronym comprising the first four initials of the Pan Arab Psychiatric Conference.

PAPC2012 is run by a Council of representatives from member organizations and officers of the Arab Federation of Psychiatrists, who has official relations with Arab Psychiatric societies.

The Mission of PAPC2012 is to deliver a rich, advanced and informative scientific program with world renowned faculty presenting the latest statistics, case reports, researches and medical advances in the Psychiatric fields. To create a knowledge-based environment where delegates from across all areas of the Psychiatric field can benefit from each other’s research, skills, and experience as a way to promote the prevention, treatment and recovery of mental health issues. Finally, to help highlight the severity of mental health challenges that are being faced by the residents of Middle East.

Call For Abstracts

The Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations at PAPC2012 from professionals, researchers and students in the field.

Deadline for abstract submission is 30 August 2012, 8 pm Dubai time.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission
A special criterion for accepting abstracts will be their topic as well as structure, content and degree of innovation.

Structure of the Abstract
The structure of the abstract should be as follows:
a. Background and Purpose
b. Methods
c. Results
d. Conclusions

Please note that a maximum of 300 words is permitted. The titles, names and affiliations of the authors are excluded from this number and have to be entered separately.
Methods section should include type of statistical analysis done if applicable to the study.
Tables should not be included in the abstract.
Statements like "Results will be discussed" are not acceptable and may lead to a rejection of the abstract.

Abstract Topics
1-...Psychological Trauma and Recovery
2-...Resilience and Recovery After Psychological Trauma
3-...Disaster Psychiatry
4-...Role of NGPs in Developing Mental Health Services
5-...Violence and Mental Health (Domestic Violence, Violence Among Psychiatric Population)
6-...Recent Advances in Psychopharmacology of Major Mental Illnesses (Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Depression etc)
7-...Self-harm Available Services and Different Managements
8-...Co-morbidity of Physical and Psychiatric Disorders
9-...Special Populations (Women's, Child, Adolescent & Old Age)
10-.Community Psychiatry and Post Discharge Services & Management
11-.Psychiatry and the Law
12-.Cultural Issues of Psychiatric Practice in the Arab World
13-.Bridging Gap Between Psychology and Psychiatry in Arab World
14-.Psychiatry and Spirituality
15-.Recruitment into Psychiatry & Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry
16-.Arab Psychiatrists Experience Abroad, Prospects & Challenges
17-.Addiction Services and Different Management
18-.Personality and Deliberate Services and Different Management
19- Management of Dementia in the Arab World
20- Update in Management of Dementia

Author Agreement
By submitting the abstract, the author confirms and agrees to the following:

a. All authors approve submitting this work for presentation.
b. The authors have done the work reported in the abstract and take full responsibility for the contents.
c. The authors transfer all copyright ownership of the abstract to the PAPC Dubai 2012.
d. The authors agree to confine their presentation to information in the abstract.
e..At least one author will be available to present the abstract if selected for the program.
f...The author will immediately notify the PAPC Dubai 2012 Scientific Committee if they are unable to make a presentation or if the presenting author must be changed.
g..The authors guarantee that clinical studies and any animal tests have proceeded with the official permission from the proper authorities.
h...All presenters will be responsible for their own registration fees, hotel and travel expenses. We regret that we cannot waive registration fees or cover expenses for any poster presenters.


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