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8th World Congress on Depression and Anxiety, will be organized around the theme “Knowledge sharing and ideas cross-fertilisation”
WCDA 2020 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in WCDA 2020
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Depression is a common mental disorder that causes due to depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, sleepless ness or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. It affects any age group of people living with depression is very difficult. Some talking therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), counselling, and psychotherapy work well for people suffering from depression. When the condition is critical anti-depressants are recommended to patients suffering from depression but they may have some side effects. Depression is a mental illness and can be very intense and even life threatening is a depressed person feels suicidal.
- Track 1-1Impairment of Neurotrophic Mechanisms
- Track 1-2Persistent depressive disorder
- Track 1-3Postpartum depression
- Track 1-4Psychotic depression
- Track 1-5Seasonal affective disorder
- Track 1-6Advanced Schizophrenia Treatment
Anxiety is an emotion characterised by feelings of feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure. Anxiety disorders occur when the reaction is out of proportion than the normal situation symptoms include high blood pressure and nausea. Environmental factors like stress for personal relationships, financial problems, and shortage of oxygen are some of the causes of anxiety. Side effects of medicines, genetics, and brain chemistry are some causes of anxiety.
- Track 2-1Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Track 2-2Panic Disorder
- Track 2-3Phobia-related disorders
Stress management is a broad spectrum of psychotherapies and techniques focussed to control persons stress levels. There are many research strategies for managing stress through proper planning. Many studies have shown that relaxation tools such as progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing, guided imagery, and clinical hypnosis are helpful for managing stress. Anxiety and irritability are common responses to stress.
- Track 3-1Meditation
- Track 3-2Yoga
- Track 3-3Exercise
- Track 3-4Exercise
Suicide is that the act of killing yourself, most frequently as a result of depression or different mental disorders. In the US, suicide accounts for concerning two % of all deaths. Rates are highest for men over sixty nine, however are increasing alarmingly in Youngsters aged fifteen to twenty four. Offering help and support, respond quickly in crisis can help to prevent suicides. 90% of people who commits suicide suffer from lot of mental health issues like depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or alcoholism.
- Track 4-1Counseling
- Track 4-2Postvention
Depressive disorder is a long term; recurrence is associated with high levels of disability and mortality. It has a neurobiological basis and is associated with functional and structural brain abnormalities. Genetic vulnerability and stress are the main factors that cause and development of a disease. Dysregulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reduces hippocampal volumes and anterior cortex (PFC) activity in depressed patients and disrupts physiological state inside the neurocircuit of depression. Antidepressants increase brain-derived neurotrophin, restoring vegetative cell growth and activity and modulate interactions between the neurocircuit anatomical structures.
- Track 5-1Neural Circuitry of Depression
- Track 5-2Impairment of Neurotrophic Mechanisms
- Track 5-3Impairment of Brain Reward Pathways
Deep Brain Stimulation, is one of the latest approved new treatment for tremors and Parkinson’s disease.it includes implantation of mind pace maker which transmits electrical impulses to specific parts of cerebrum, this technique has been successful in clinical trials particularly for the people who are impervious to most different endeavours at treatment, it's an exceedingly obtrusive surgical system that requires direct upkeep, and may not be conceivable or advantageous for a few patients.
- Track 6-1Invasive electrical neuromodulation methods
- Track 6-2Non-invasive electrical methods
- Track 6-3Invasive chemical methods
Everyone experiences fear from time to time. Specific phobias develop in childhood between the ages of 7 and 11. While ordinary fears cause minor anxiety and can be more easily overcome, specific phobias physically and/or psychologically impair the affected individual to such an overwhelming extent that it is disabling to their daily life. Phobias are five types they are animal phobias, Natural environmental phobias, Blood injection or injury phobias, Situational phobias and other phobias. Mental Health professionals can treat phobias which involve cognitive behaviour therapy and medication or both.
- Track 7-1Psychotherapy
- Track 7-2Medications
- Track 7-3Aquaphobia
- Track 7-4Acrophobia
- Track 7-5Gerascophobia
Stress causes insomnia by making it difficult to fall asleep by affecting the quality of your sleep. The effect of stress on sleep duration and quality may be a reflection of how people cope with stress. Stress could be a reaction to danger or weight. Due to pressure we tend to might tend to feel anxious, strained, or tense. The pressure reaction is often physical, as well. Stress triggers a surge of a harmone referred to as adrenaline; this harmone incidentally influences the sensory system of a person. Many health problems caused by stress include depression and anxiety, pain of any kind sleep problems autoimmune disorders digestive problems. A sleeping disorder itself can create changes in inclination and moves in hormones and physiology can cause every medicine problems and a sleeping disorder within the meanwhile.
- Track 8-1Abnormal sleep behavior disorder
- Track 8-2Circadian rhythm sleep disoder
- Track 8-3Excessive daytime sleepiness disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental and neurological disorders that begins in childhood and lasts throughout the life people with ASD cannot communicate and interact with other people there is a wide variation in type and severity of person’s symptoms so it is known as Spectrum. Additional Evaluation and General Developmental Screening during Well-Child Check-ups are the two diagnosis in young children which improves behaviour skills and language development. There are many typed of autism spectrum disorders like high function autism, Asperger’s syndrome, Pervasive developmental disorders, Rett syndrome.
- Track 9-1Asperger’s’ syndrome
- Track 9-2Pervasive developmental disorder
Sexual abuse is unwanted sexual intercourse, with perpetrators mistreatment force, creating threats or taking advantage of victims ineffective to allow consent. Most victims and perpetrators grasp one another. Immediate reactions to statutory offense embrace shock, worry or disbelief. Long symptoms embrace anxiety, worry or post-traumatic stress disorder. Excessive intake of alcohol and drugs leads to severe health disorders this is known as substance use disorders. Many people with substance use problem have depression, anxiety, emotional distress, attention deficit disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health problems.
- Track 10-1Addiction
- Track 10-2Physical dependency
- Track 10-3Psychological dependency
Mental Health professionals recognised mood disorder symptoms in children and adults. They both do not have similar symptoms it is more difficult to diagnose symptoms in children because they cannot able to express their feelings. 70% of females experience depression than males. The most common types of mood disorders are Major depression,
- Track 11-1Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
- Track 11-2Oppositional defiant disorder
Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorders are psychotic disorders. Schizophrenia is characterised by symptoms like hallucinations and delusions. They lack the ability to think, symptoms may vary from person to person mild to moderate. Psychotic symptoms are seen during mania and depression in patients with bipolar disorder. Psychotropic drugs are used to treat psychotic disorders second generation antipsychotics are effectively helpful than older first generation antipsychotics.
- Track 12-1Epidemiology of Schizophrenia
- Track 12-2Advances in Schizoprenia Tests
- Track 12-3Bipolar Screening
- Track 12-4Advanced Borderline personality Disorder Treatment
We can create a balanced lifestyle with yoga. Lot of people became health conscious to maintain their mental and spiritual fitness. One way that most people are able to succeed in balancing physical, mental, and spiritual needs is through yoga. It is a psychical fitness exercise. Holistic drugs, or “holistic health”, may be a belief that each the physical and mental aspects of life. Holistic health is sometimes related to the subject of other drugs; however it's turning into additional thought during this day and age.
- Track 13-1Ayurvedic Yoga and Health
- Track 13-2Yoga Therapy
- Track 13-3Private Meditation
Psychopharmacology is the study of drugs that which shows their effect on mood, sensation, thinking, and behaviour. It involves the study of drugs and psychiatric illness, neuroimaging, pharmacogenetics, cognitive science, and biomarkers are also involved in this study. Antidepressants and stimulants are wide range of classes which researchers are interested in.
- Track 14-1Neuropsychopharmacology
- Track 14-2Neurotransmitters
- Track 14-3Antidepressants
- Track 14-4Antipsychotics
- Track 14-5Benzodiazepines
- Track 14-6Hypnotics
Mental health foundation organise mental health awareness week every year and the theme is mindfulness which is an important part in mental wellbeing. Practising of mindfulness helps on to become emotionally stronger, reduce stress increases self-awareness. It helps the people to change the way they think it is a treatment for people with mental health problems. An open and accepting attitude and Awareness are the two components which help to bring relief.
- Track 15-1Body scan or progressive relaxation
- Track 15-2Mindfulness meditation
- Track 15-3Breath awareness meditation
- Track 15-4Kundalini yoga