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5th International conference on Stress, Mental Health and Dementia, will be organized around the theme “Re-imagining Mental Health Care with Novel Technologies”
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Stress may be a response to threat or pressure. Under stress we may have a tendency to feel nervous, tensed, or on edge. The stress response is typically physical, too. Stress triggers a stream of a hormone called adrenaline; this hormone temporarily affects the nervous system of a person. Stress will have an effect on each ways that showing emotion and physically, and it will have an effect on the means someone behaves. Insomnia can be caused by medical conditions and psychiatric conditions, specific substances, unhealthy sleep habits or certain biological factors. Insomnia can be a problem with too much wake drive or too little sleep drive. Insomnia itself will create changes in mood and shifts in hormones and physiology will cause each psychiatric problems and insomnia at the same time.
- Track 1-1Acute Stress
- Track 1-2Chronic Stress
- Track 1-3Aging and Sleep
- Track 1-4Bruxism
- Track 1-5Sleep Paralysis
- Track 1-6Delayed Sleep phase Syndrome
Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is nowadays a common but however a serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. In its mildest form, depression can mean just being in low spirits. It doesn’t stop you leading your normal life however makes everything harder to do and appear less worthy. At its most severe, depression can be life-threatening grave as a result of it will cause you to feel suicidal or simply give up the will to live.
- Track 2-1Perinatal depression
- Track 2-2Psychotic depression
- Track 2-3Atypical depression
- Track 2-4Melancholic depression
- Track 2-5Postpartum depression
- Track 2-6Catatonic depression
Anxiety disorders are a group/unit of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear. Anxiety could be a worry concerning future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings might cause physical symptoms, such as shakiness and fast heart rate. There are a variety of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism. The disorder differs by what leads to the symptoms. People often have more than one type of anxiety disorder.
- Track 3-1Generalised Anxiety Disorder
- Track 3-2Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Track 3-3Somatization
- Track 3-4Panic Disorder
- Track 3-5Social Anxiety Disorder
Every person who has a job has, at some point, felt the pressure of work-related stress. Any job may have stressful elements. In the short-term, you may experience pressure to meet a deadline or to fulfil a challenging obligation. But when work stress becomes chronic, it can be overwhelming — and harmful to both physical and emotional health. Workplace stress is a major risk factor for anxiety and depression. However, there are some strategies everyone can adopt to manage and reduce their own stress levels, as well as finding a positive work-life balance for example balanced diet, exercising regularly, having enough sleep and avoiding harmful levels of alcohol and other drugs all contribute to mental wellness.
- Track 4-1Discrimination at work
- Track 4-2Harassment
- Track 4-3Victimisation
Stress management is described by wide range of strategies and psychotherapies, which are intended for controlling a man's levels of stress, particularly chronic stress, sometimes for the aim of improving everyday functioning. Several practical stress management techniques are obtainable, some to be used by health professionals and others, for self-help, which can facilitate a person reduce their levels of stress, give positive feelings of management over one's life and promote general well-being. These days, a specific family of antidepressants termed as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which incorporates Paxil, Prozac and Lexapro, are the foremost commonly prescribed antidepressant medications for this anti-anxiety, anti-stress purpose.
- Track 5-1Counselling
- Track 5-2Neurosurgery
- Track 5-3Relaxation Techniques
- Track 5-4Antipsychotic Medication
Mental Health incorporates our passionate, mental, and social prosperity. It influences how we think, feel, and act. It additionally decides how we handle push, identify with others, and settle on decisions. Psychological wellness is critical at each phase of life, from youth and immaturity through adulthood. Psychological disorders are not kidding disarranges which can influence your reasoning, inclination, and conduct. There are many reasons for mental illness. Your qualities and family history may assume a part. Your background, for example, stretch or a past filled with manhandle, may likewise matter. Natural variables can likewise be a piece of the reason. Mental disorder is normal, yet medications are accessible.
- Track 6-1Mental health in developing regions
- Track 6-2eMental health services
- Track 6-3Poverty and loneliness
- Track 6-4Fighting against stigma
- Track 6-5Mental health services and policies
- Track 6-6Mental health legislation
- Track 6-7Mental health across the life span
- Track 6-8Evidence based mental health care
- Track 6-9Philosophical and ethical themes in mental health
- Track 6-10Womens Mental Health
- Track 6-11Child Mental Health
A psychological disorder is a sickness that makes gentle extreme unsettling influences in thought or potentially conduct, bringing about a powerlessness to adapt to life's customary requests and schedules. Psychological well-being issues might be identified with intemperate worry because of a specific circumstance or arrangement of occasions. Similarly as with tumor, diabetes and coronary illness, dysfunctional behaviors are frequently physical and in addition passionate and mental. Dysfunctional behaviors might be caused by a response to natural burdens, hereditary components, biochemical irregular characteristics, or a mix of these. With legitimate care and treatment numerous people figure out how to adapt or recoup from a psychological sickness or passionate issue.
- Track 7-1Mental illness
- Track 7-2Depression and suicide
- Track 7-3Anxiety and pain
- Track 7-4Schizophrenia
- Track 7-5Bipolar disorder
In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure or any unpleasant emotion and feeling. Small amounts of stress may be desired, beneficial, and even healthy. Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. It also plays a factor in motivation, adaptation, and reaction to the environment. Excessive amounts of stress, however, may lead to bodily harm. Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, dwarfism, and mental illnesses such as depression. Stress can be external and related to the environment, but may also be created by internal perceptions that cause an individual to experience anxiety or other negative emotions surrounding a situation, such as pressure, discomfort, etc., which they then deem stressful.
- Track 8-1Anxiety
- Track 8-2Mental illness
- Track 8-3Adaptation
Cognitive science is the scientific study of the human mind and brain, focusing on how mind represents and manipulates knowledge and how mental representations and processes are realized in the brain. The field is highly transdisciplinary in nature, combining ideas, principles and methods of psychology, computer science, linguistics, philosophy, neuroscience etc.
- Track 9-1Linguistics
- Track 9-2Neuroscience
- Track 9-3Artificial intelligence
- Track 9-4Philosophy
- Track 9-5Anthropology
- Track 9-6Psychology
Suicide: It is the act of intentionally causing one's own death. Risk factors Include mental disorders like depression, stress, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenic psychosis, personality disorders, alcoholism, substance misuse, and use of benzodiazepines. Other issues may include impulsive acts due to stress such as financial problems, workplace Stress, troubles with relationships or from bullying. Those who have previously attempted suicide those are at higher risk for future attempts. Suicide prevention efforts include limiting access to methods of suicide, such as firearms, drugs, and poisons, treating mental disorders and substance misuse, proper media reporting of suicide, and improving economic conditions.
- Track 10-1sexual, physical or emotional abuse
- Track 10-2Drug or alcohol problems
- Track 10-3Eating disorders like Anorexia
- Track 10-4Antidepressants and suicide
Personality disorders are usually characterized as a mental disorderwhere an individual’s attitudes, beliefs and behaviours cause longstanding problems in life. The word ‘personality’ refers to the pattern of thoughts, feelings and behaviour that makes each of us the individuals that we are. We don't always think, feel and behave in exactly the same way it depends on the situation we are in, the people with us and many other things. There are a range of treatments that can help you if you experience a personality disorder: Talking Treatment, Medication, Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Dialectical behaviour therapy, Mentalisation Based Therapy, Schema Therapy and Arts therapies.
- Track 11-1Depressive personality disorder
- Track 11-2Histrionic personality disorder
- Track 11-3Narcissistic personality disorder
- Track 11-4Dependent personality disorder
- Track 11-5Antisocial personality disorder
Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of the mind as an information processor. Cognitive psychologists try to build up cognitive models of the information processing that goes on inside people’s minds, including perception, attention, language, memory, thinking, and consciousness.
- Track 12-1Educational psychology
- Track 12-2Social psychology
- Track 12-3Personality psychology
- Track 12-4Abnormal psychology
- Track 12-5Developmental psychology
The study of cognitive neuroscience is with the biological processes of the nervous system which form the basis of cognitive functioning. It links the brain and other aspects of the nervous system to cognitive processing and, ultimately, to behavior.
- Track 13-1Psychophysical experiments
- Track 13-2Functional neuroimaging
- Track 13-3Electrophysiological studies of neural systems
- Track 13-4Cognitive genomics
- Track 13-5Behavioral genetics
Mindfulness: A psychological procedure of bringing individuals attention regarding experiences that are occurring in the present moment, which can be created through the practice of meditation, yoga and other training. Mindfulness means living in the current moment and awakening to your current experience, rather than thinking about the past or anticipating the future. Studies demonstrated that rumination and Stress/Worry contribute to mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety and that mindfulness-based intervention are effective in the reduction of both rumination and Stress.
- Track 14-1Emotional Health and Well-Being
- Track 14-2Indigenous Wellbeing
- Track 14-3Human health
- Track 14-4Behavioral Health
- Track 14-5Social Work in mental health
Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning. Other common symptoms include emotional problems, problems with language, and a decrease in motivation. A person's consciousness is usually not affected. A dementia results in a change from a person's usual mental functioning and a greater decline than one would expect due to aging. These diseases also have a significant effect on a person's caregivers.
- Track 15-1Vascular Dementia
- Track 15-2Mixed dementia.
- Track 15-3Frontotemporal dementia.
- Track 15-4Signs and symptoms of dementia
Alzheimer’s disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time. It is the cause of 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events (short-term memory loss). [As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorientation (including easily getting lost), mood swings, loss of motivation, not managing self-care, and behavioral issues. As a person's condition declines, they often withdraw from family and society. Gradually, bodily functions are lost, ultimately leading to death.
- Track 16-1Diagnosis of Alzheimers
- Track 16-2Treatments of Alzheimers
- Track 16-3Clinical Studies of Alzheimers
- Track 16-4Stages of Alzheimers
- Track 16-5Risk Factors of Alzheimers
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, meaning that symptoms continue and worsen over time. Nearly one million people in the US are living with Parkinson's disease. The cause is unknown, and although there is presently no cure, there are treatment options such as medication and surgery to manage its symptoms.
- Track 17-1Multiple system atrophy
- Track 17-2Progressive supranuclear palsy
- Track 17-3Normal pressure hydrocephalus
Dementia is a progressive, irreversible decline in cognition that, by definition, impacts on a patient pre-existing level of functioning. The clinical syndrome of dementia has several aetiologias of which Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common. Drug development in AD is based on evolving pathophysiological theory. Disease modifying approaches include the targeting of amyloid processing, aggregation of tau, insulin signaling, neuroinflammation and neurotransmitter dysfunction, with efforts thus far yielding abandoned hopes and ongoing promise. Reflecting its dominance on the pathophysiological stage the amyloid cascade is central to many of the emerging drug therapies.
- Track 18-1Neurotransmitter based
- Track 18-2Neuroprotective
- Track 18-3Anti-inflammatory
- Track 18-4Cognitive enhancers