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4th International Conference on Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management , will be organized around the theme “A New Era of Diagnosis and Therapies towards Stress, Depression & Anxiety”

Stress 2018 is comprised of 21 tracks and 101 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Stress 2018.

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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 psychiatrical 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
  • Track 1-7Circadian Rhythm sleep Disorder

Psychopharmacology is defined as a scientific study that deals with the effect of drugs have on mood, sensation, thinking, and behaviour. Psychopharmacology is distinguished from Neuropsychopharmacology that emphasizes the correlation between drug induced changes within the functioning of cells within the nervous system and changes in consciousness and behaviour. Psychoactive drugs interact mainly with particular receptors or target sites found in the nervous system to induce widespread changes in psychological or physiological functions. The specific interaction between drugs and their receptors is referred to as drug action, and the widespread changes in physiological or psychological function is referred to as drug effect.

  • Track 2-1Neurotransmitters
  • Track 2-2psychoactive drugs
  • Track 2-3Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Yoga is originated in ancient India, which is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.  Among the most well-known types of yoga are Hatha yoga and Raja yoga. Yoga helps one to learn to modulate the response of stress. Practise asana and pranayama regularly as they connect and control the body with the moods of the mind. Holistic Health is actually an approach to life. Rather than focusing on illness or specific parts of the body, this ancient approach to health considers the whole person and how he or she interacts with his or her environment. It emphasizes the connection of mind, body, and spirit. The goal is to achieve maximum well-being.

A mental illness may be a condition that affects a personality's thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions might have an effect on someone's ability to relate to others and on daily performance. Each person can have totally different experiences, even individuals with the same diagnosis. Recovery, as well as significant roles in social life, faculty and work, is feasible, particularly after you begin treatment early and play a robust role in your own recovery method. A mental state condition isn’t the result of one event. Analysis suggests multiple, linking causes. Genetics, atmosphere and lifestyle influence whether someone develops a mental health condition. A stressful job or home life makes some individuals additional prone, as do traumatic life events like being the victim of against the law.

Personality disorders are usually characterized as a mental disorder where 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 5-1Depressive personality disorder
  • Track 5-2Paranoid personality disorder
  • Track 5-3Schizoid personality disorder
  • Track 5-4Schizotypal personality disorder
  • Track 5-5Antisocial personality disorder
  • Track 5-6Borderline personality disorder
  • Track 5-7Dependent personality disorder
  • Track 5-8Avoidant personality disorder
  • Track 5-9Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Track 5-10Histrionic personality disorder

A phobia (anxiety Disorder) is an intense worry of something that, in reality, poses very little or no actual danger. Common phobias and fears embody closed-in places, highway driving, heights, flying insects, snakes, and needles. However, we are able to develop phobias of just about something. Most phobias develop in childhood; however they'll conjointly develop in adults. Several phobias develop as a result of having a negative experience or panic attack associated with a particular object or situation. Typically psychotherapy using exposure therapy is successfully applied in treating specific phobias. However, usually medications can help reduce the anxiety and panic symptoms you experience from thinking about or being exposed to the article or situation you fear.

  • Track 6-1Agoraphobia
  • Track 6-2Claustrophobia
  • Track 6-3Acrophobia
  • Track 6-4Glossophobia
  • Track 6-5Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Track 6-6Medication

Schizophrenia is characterised by thoughts or experiences that seem out of touch with reality, disorganised speech or behaviour and decreased participation in daily activities. Difficulty with concentration and memory may also be present. The exact cause of schizophrenia isn't known, but a combination of genetics, environment and altered brain chemistry and structure may play a role. Treatment is usually life long and often involves a combination of medications, psychotherapy and coordinated speciality care services. Bipolar disorder is a mental health problem that mainly affects your mood. If you have got bipolar disorder, you're probably to own times wherever you experience: manic/hypomanic episodes (feeling high), depressive episodes (feeling low), potentially some psychotic symptoms during manic or depressed episodes. Bipolar disorder needs long-term management, which may include medication and psychological therapies. Bipolar disorder affects how we are able to function in our everyday life. Untreated, it makes it hard to consistently cope at work, home, school or socially.

  • Track 7-1Major Depressive illness
  • Track 7-2Bipolar I
  • Track 7-3Bipolar II
  • Track 7-4Cyclothymia

Mood disorders are among the most common disorders in children and adolescents. They presage later emotional difficulties and disabilities. An understanding of the disorders presentation, common contributing factors and methods of intervention will enable paediatricians and family doctors to provide optimal support to these children and their families. The exact cause of mood disorders in adolescents is not well known. There are chemicals within the brain that are responsible for positive moods. Other chemicals in the brain, referred to as neurotransmitters, regulate the brain chemicals that have an effect on mood. Sometimes neuronal imbalance within the brain on its own or along with environmental factors like surprising life events and/or chronic stress also results in Mood Disorders.

  • Track 8-1Childhood Trauma
  • Track 8-2Childhood Dissociative Disorder
  • Track 8-3Hallucinations
  • Track 8-4Delusions

Stress related disorders mostly result from abnormal responses to acute or prolonged anxiety, and might embrace obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Mental health tends to be a low research priority in public health and whose impacts on human and societal wellbeing are often underestimated. Stress disorders range from mild disorders, such as social phobias, to severe diseases including depression and suicidal ideation. Extreme weather and other climate related events can have a variety of psychological impacts on communities and individuals, from acute traumatic stress to chronic mental disorders, such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, Insomnia, social avoidance, irritability and drug or alcohol abuse. Chronic mental disorders can also lead to negative health effects.

  • Track 9-1Heart Disease
  • Track 9-2Alzheimers Disease
  • Track 9-3Obesity
  • Track 9-4Diabetes
  • Track 9-5Asthama
  • Track 9-6Headaches
  • Track 9-7Gastrointestinal Problems
  • Track 9-8Premature Death

Stress therapy incorporates a number of strategies that are designed to help an individual cope with both the physical and mental aspects of the stress response. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) incorporates techniques such as meditation, gentle yoga and mind-body exercises to help people learn how to cope with stress. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) combines mindfulness techniques like meditation and breathing exercises with cognitive therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy is often an effective form of therapy for stress, as the technique can help change negative thought patterns that develop as a result of stress.

  • Track 10-1Ecotherapy
  • Track 10-2Accupunture and Acupressure
  • Track 10-3Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Track 10-4Mindfullness
  • Track 10-5Family therapy
  • Track 10-6Naturopathy
  • Track 10-7Ayurveda
  • Track 10-8Homeopathy
  • Track 10-9Allopathy

Depression treatment includes the change in the lifestyle. Mainly Exercise, regular exercise can be as effective at treating depression as medication. Not only does exercise boost serotonin, endorphins, and other feel-good brain chemicals, it triggers the growth of new brain cells and connections, just like antidepressants do. Psychological therapies that have been found to be effective as depression treatment include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), and Mindfulness-based therapies. Individuals might also be offered an antidepressant, either on its own or in combination with a talking treatment. Depression Treatment includes different types of antidepressants such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic-related drugs and other antidepressants.

  • Track 11-1Anti Depressants
  • Track 11-2Mood stabilisers
  • Track 11-3Electro Convulsive Therapy
  • Track 11-4Interpersonal Therapy
  • Track 11-5Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Panic disorder is diagnosed in those that expertise spontaneously out-of-the-blue panic attacks and area unit preoccupied with the concern of a continual attack. Panic attacks occur unexpectedly, typically even throughout sleep. An attack sometimes passes in 5-10 minutes; however it will linger for hours. It can feel like you’re having a heart failure or a stroke. If left untreated, panic disorder will typically cause agoraphobia, an intense concern of being outside or in enclosed spaces. Psychological trauma might set in after a distressing or life-threatening event. Sufferers might develop extreme anxiety or PTSD, or they will have ongoing issues with relationships and self-esteem. But several overcome trauma, offering inspiration to others who have had life-altering negative experiences.

  • Track 12-1Heart Attacks
  • Track 12-2Brain Abnormalities
  • Track 12-3Blunt Trauma
  • Track 12-4Sexual Trauma
  • Track 12-5Psychological Trauma

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 13-1Antipsychotic Medication
  • Track 13-2Counselling
  • Track 13-3Neurosurgery
  • Track 13-4Relaxation Techniques

Sexual abuse is characterised as an unwanted sexual activity with perpetrators victimization force creating threats or taking advantage of victims powerless to convey consent. Once force is immediate, short period or occasional, it is termed as sexual assault. The term also covers any behaviour by an adult or older adolescent towards a toddler to stimulate any of the involved sexually. The use of a child or other individuals younger than the age of consent, for sexual stimulation is referred to as child sexual abuse or statutory rape. Substance use disorder (SUD) also termed as drug use disorder it is a condition in which the utilization of one or more substances leads to a clinically significant impairment or distress. Although the term substance will confer with any physical matter, 'substance' during this context is restricted to psychoactive drugs.

  • Track 14-1Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Track 14-2Adult Psychiatric
  • Track 14-3Physical and Emotional Abuse
  • Track 14-4Drugs and Alcohol
  • Track 14-5Stimulants
  • Track 14-6Co-Morbid Disorders
  • Track 14-7Addiction

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 15-1Sexual, physical or emotional abuse
  • Track 15-2Drug or alcohol problems
  • Track 15-3Eating disorders like Anorexia
  • Track 15-4Antidepressants and suicide

Autistic Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behaviour. Some people are mildly impaired by their symptoms, while others are severely disabled. Treatments and services can improve a person’s symptoms and ability to function. People with austism spectrum disorder could produce other difficulties, like being terribly sensitive to light, noise, clothing, or temperature. They will additionally experience sleep issues, digestion issues, and irritability. ASD is unique in that it is common for folks with austism spectrum disorder to own several strengths and abilities in addition to challenges.

  • Track 16-1Asperger’s syndrome
  • Track 16-2Pervasive developmental disorder
  • Track 16-3Childhood disintegrative 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 17-1Discrimination at work
  • Track 17-2Direct Discrimination
  • Track 17-3Indirect Discrimination
  • Track 17-4Harassment
  • Track 17-5Victimisation

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 18-1Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Track 18-2Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Track 18-3Somatization
  • Track 18-4Panic Disorder
  • Track 18-5Social Anxiety Disorder

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 19-1Catatonic depression
  • Track 19-2Perinatal depression
  • Track 19-3Psychotic depression
  • Track 19-4Atypical depression
  • Track 19-5Melancholic depression
  • Track 19-6Postpartum depression 
  • Track 19-7Dysthymia
  • Track 19-8Double depression

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder which a person may develop after being involved in, or witnessing any traumatic events. The condition was first recognised in soldiers and has been known by a variety of names, such as 'shell shock'. But it's not only diagnosed in soldiers but also a wide range of traumatic experiences can lead to PTSD. PTSD may be described differently in some situations: if a person’s symptoms emerge more than six months after experiencing trauma, this might be described as 'delayed PTSD' or 'delayed-onset PTSD'. If a person experienced trauma at an early age or it lasted for a long time, you might be given a diagnosis of 'complex PTSD'. PTSD that develops after a traumatic experience of childbirth is also known as 'birth trauma'.

  • Track 20-1Genetics of posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Track 20-2Causes of PTSD
  • Track 20-3Traumatic Stress Disorder and Treatment
  • Track 20-4Psychotherapy

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.