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3rd International Conference on Psychiatry & Psychosomatic Medicine Conference , will be organized around the theme ““Application of Psychosomatic Medicine to achieve Mental and Physical Wellness”.”

Psychosomatic Medicine 2016 is comprised of 18 tracks and 95 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Psychosomatic Medicine 2016.

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The Word ‘Psychosomatic’ refers to a physical illness aggravated by a mental factor such as internal conflict or stress which is relating to a disorder having physical symptoms but mainly originating from mental or emotional causes.

Psychosomatic Medicine is a subspecialty of psychiatry which is used in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders and symptoms in chronic medically ill patients. It also deals with the integration of psychological therapies in the preventiontreatment and rehabilitation of medical disease.  Psychosomatic medicine has transformed by following the growing rejection of psychodynamics and psychoanalytic schools and replaced by contemporary concepts of consultation liaison psychiatrybehavioural therapy, general hospital psychiatry. Diagnostic criteria for psychosomatic research have been proposed and methodologically stringent studies are needed to validate the concepts of psychosomatic conditions.

Psychiatry is an medical attention  meant to the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and it includes various affective, behavioural, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities. The common theme is that they are expressed in signs and symptoms that reflect the activity of mind—memory, fear and anxiety, stress disorder, sensory perception, attention, impulse control, pleasure, appetitive drives, executive functions, creativity and imagination, consciousness, introspection, and a host of other mental activities. In recent research, high neighbourhood deprivation was associated with a 2-fold higher risk of conduct disorder, a 40% increased risk of anxiety disorder and a 20% increased risk of mood disorders.


  • Track 1-1Psychological stress
  • Track 1-2Psychodynamic view of psychosomatic medicine
  • Track 1-3Analysis of interaction of mind and body
  • Track 1-4Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Track 1-5Psychodynamic Medicine
  • Track 1-6Psychiatric rehabilitation
  • Track 1-7Placebo
  • Track 1-8Medical-psychiatric comorbidities

Psychosomatic means mind (psyche) and body (soma). A psychosomatic disorder is a condition which involves both mind and body. A few physical diseases are particularly prone to be made worse by mental health factors such as stress and anxiety. Examples include eczema, psoriasis, high blood pressure, ulcers and heart disease.

The treatment for psychosomatic disorders brings together therapeutic measures from the medical and psychosocial fields. These shows a Mental illness and they can occur due to any previous psychiatry conditions as well.


  • Track 2-1Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Track 2-2Conversion disorder
  • Track 2-3Somatoform disorders
  • Track 2-4Tremors
  • Track 2-5Mental and Medical illness
  • Track 2-6Disorders Based on Previous Psychiatric History
  • Track 2-7Physical Symptoms
  • Track 2-8Psychological Symptoms

Psychiatric disorder is also known as a mental illness, is a mental or a behavioral pattern which causes abnormally either suffering or an impaired ability to function in ordinary life. Psychiatric disorders are very common in United States. About one-fifth of the American population were suffering from some sort of mental disorder during any given year which is cited by the American Psychiatric Association.

There are many causes of mental disorders. The genes and a family history may play a vital role. A daily life experiences, such as stress or a history of abuse, may also consider. The other Biological factors can also be part of the cause. A traumatic brain injury can lead to a mental disorder and a mother's exposure to viruses or toxic chemicals while pregnant may play a part.

The disorders associated with Psychiatry are Anxiety disorders, Psychotic disorders, Eating disorders, and Dissociative and Personality disorders.

  • Track 3-1Anxiety disorders - Generalized Anxiety disorder,Panic disorder, Social anxiety disorder, and specific Phobias.
  • Track 3-2Eating disorders - Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa, and Binge eating disorder
  • Track 3-3Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders - Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Track 3-4Dissociative disorders - Multiple personality disorder
  • Track 3-5Personality Disorders - Antisocial personality disorder
  • Track 3-6Developmental disability
  • Track 3-7Clinical Psychology

Psychiatry is a field of medicine focused on the mind, aiming to study, prevent, and treat  mental disorders in humans. Psychiatric research, by nature, is interdisciplinary; combining biological, psychological and social, perspectives in attempt to understand the nature and treatment of mental disorders.

  • Track 4-1Health Psychology
  • Track 4-2Developmental Psychology
  • Track 4-3Psychiatric Genetics
  • Track 4-4Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Track 4-521st century psychiatry

Liaison psychiatry is also known as a consultative psychiatry which is a branch of psychiatry which specialises in the interface between a general medicine and the psychiatry which is usually taking place in a hospital or in a medical setting. Consultation-liaison (CL) psychiatry refers to the skills and the knowledge which is utilized in evaluating and treating the emotional and behavioral conditions in patients who are referred from surgical settings.

The aims of liaison psychiatry include the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders, prevention of psychiatric morbidity, promotion of a positive attitude towards psychiatry, promotion of a combined approach to mental and physical health, teaching, research and improved cost effectiveness of service provision. Consultation-Liaison (C-L) Psychiatrists have expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in medically ill patients.

The tracks associated with Consultation-liaison psychiatry are sleep disorder, substance use disorders and suicide attempt or threat.

  • Track 5-1Diagnosis,treatment for people with Dementia
  • Track 5-2Suicide attempt or threat
  • Track 5-3Sleep Disorder
  • Track 5-4Neuroimaging
  • Track 5-5Substance use disorders
  • Track 5-6 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Mood disorders are a category of illnesses that describe a serious change in mood. Illness which come under mood disorder includes Major Depressive disorder, Bipolar disorder, Cyclothymic and SAD (Seasonal affective disorder).

Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, environmental, psychological, and biochemical factors.

Bipolar disorder is an unstable emotional condition observed by cycles of abnormal, persistent high mood (mania) and low mood (depression).

SAD or seasonal affective Disorder is a type of depression which is affected by weather outside. Many people experience serious mood changes during the winter months, when sun light intensity is low. And usually mood lifts during spring and summer.

  • Track 6-1Mania
  • Track 6-2Bipolar disorder
  • Track 6-3Cyclothymic disorder
  • Track 6-4Depression
  • Track 6-5Dysthymic disorder
  • Track 6-6Understandings of Unipolar Bipolar Disorders

The somatoform disorders are a group of psychiatric disorders or diseases in which patients present with a myriad of clinically significant but unexplained physical symptoms. They include somatization disorder (involving multisystem physical symptoms), undifferentiated somatoform disorder (fewer symptoms than somatization disorder), conversion disorder (voluntary motor or sensory function symptoms), pain sensation disorder (pain with strong psychological involvement), hypochondriasis (fear of having a life-threatening illness or condition), body dysmorphic disorder (preoccupation with a real or imagined physical defect).


  • Track 7-1Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Track 7-2Myalgia Syndrome
  • Track 7-3Non Epileptic Seizures
  • Track 7-4Migrane
  • Track 7-5Hysteria
  • Track 7-6Hypochondriasis

The term "somatization" as used in this topic refers to a syndrome consisting of physical symptoms that cause substantial distress and psychosocial behaviour impairment. Somatization can be viewed as a dimensional syndrome with a spectrum of expression ranging from the exaggeration of common symptoms to unrelenting disabling symptoms. A disorder related to Somatization is termed as Briquette’s syndrome.


  • Track 8-1Psychiatry related to anxiety
  • Track 8-2Exams and tests
  • Track 8-3Pain disorders
  • Track 8-4Conversion Disoder
  • Track 8-5Body Dysmorphia

Somatization disorder is considered to be a chronic disturbance that tends to persist throughout the patient's life. It is also likely to run in families. It mainly describes about the use of Neurotransmitters in Neurology, Pharmacotherapy, Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology and somatization disorder.


  • Track 9-1 Neurotransmitters
  • Track 9-2Pharmacotherapy
  • Track 9-3Psychiatry
  • Track 9-4Psychopharmacology
  • Track 9-5Somatisation Disorder

The term psychosomatic disorder is mainly used to mean ‘a Physical disease that is thought to be caused, or made worse, by mental factors". Adolescence begins with the physical growth to bodily maturity and continues as a metamorphosis or metamorphoses of mind and spirit. Psychosomatic medicine is mainly concerned with treating a disorders like Irritable bowel syndrome which is a condition involving recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhoea or constipation which is associated with stress and anxiety which is cured by Psychosomatic therapy by body-mind convention to create lasting positive change. The main disorders in adults which can use Psychosomatic therapy are Multiple sclerosis, Cardiac diseases, Schizophrenia and Tuberculosis.

  • Track 10-1Multiple Sclerosis
  • Track 10-2Cardiac Diseases
  • Track 10-3Panic and Anxiety Disorders
  • Track 10-4Tuberculosis
  • Track 10-5Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Psycho-oncology is a subject of multi-disciplinary interest and share boundaries with oncology, psychiatry, rehabilitation, Palliative care and other clinical disciplines.

Psycho-oncology is the branch of science which deals with social, psychological, behavioural and ethical aspects of cancer. Psycho-oncology mainly focuses on psychological response of patient and their family to disease process and the psychological, behavioural and social factors that may effect during the disease.


  • Track 11-1Paediatrics psycho-oncology
  • Track 11-2Psycho-Oncology Model of Care
  • Track 11-3Palliative Care Psychiatry

The functional somatic syndromes with depression and anxiety were of moderate magnitude but were highly significant statistically when compared with healthy persons and controls with medical disorders of known organic pathology. So it is important to evaluate medical causes where the anxiety is accompanied by disproportionate physical symptoms like Tachycardia or atypical physical symptom like confusion. The main Psychosomatic therapy knows as Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) should be concerned as the first-line treatment for situational anxiety and also anxiety disorders. The use of Benzodiazepines which can help improve primary anxiety in short term and Tricyclic Antidepressants like Mirtazapine are also considered. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors were used in Psychosomatic therapies.

  • Track 12-1Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • Track 12-2Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)
  • Track 12-3Benzodiazepines
  • Track 12-4Tricyclic Antidepressants

Schizophrenia is a Mental disorder characterised by abnormal behaviour which cant recognise what is real like unclear or confused thinking. The main type of Psychosomatic therapy is done by Antipsychotic medication which can reduce the symptoms of psychosis which is an psychiatry disease in about 7-14 days. Antipsychotic drugs have proven to be crucial in relieving the psychotic and psychiatric symptoms of schizophrenia. It uses Schizophrenic Anti psychotics, Conventional Anti psychotics, Typical antipsychotics, Atypical Antipsychotics and Advanced Medicine in Schizophrenia.  

  • Track 13-1Schizophrenic Anti Psychotics
  • Track 13-2Conventional Antipsychotics
  • Track 13-3Typical Antipsychotics
  • Track 13-4Atypical Antipsychotics
  • Track 13-5Advance Medicine in Schizophrenia

Psychosomatic disorder is referred to a mental disorder or mental depression that causes somatic symptoms by mental processes of the sufferer rather than finding no physical or organic cause. It can be treated by two ways, Globally by managing the situations that induce assurance which help to prevent accumulation of disorder and specifically by managing each somatization by somatic cell therapy in its particular dynamics. .

  • Track 14-1Electro Convulsive Therapy
  • Track 14-2Hypnosis
  • Track 14-3Drug Abreaction
  • Track 14-4Grouptherapy
  • Track 14-5Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Track 14-6Psychoanalysis

Neuropsychiatry is a field that focuses on both brain behaviour relationships and focuses on the evaluation and treatment of patients who have neurologic disorders along with emotional, cognitive , and/or behavioural problems. It is also known as the branch of medicine dealing with diseases effecting the mind and nervous system. Neuropsychiatric symptoms could be defined as psychiatric manifestations of cerebral (neuropsychiatric) disorders. Neuropsychiatry is an emerging subspecialty of psychiatry and it is also closely related to the fields of behavioural neurology and  neuropsychology  .

Neuropsychiatry disorders are the disorders of brain causing psychiatry symptoms. Neuropsychiatric disorders are neurodegenerative disorders, epilepsy, stroke, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, infections, neuroendocrine disorders, metabolic disorders, intoxication, Multiple sclerosis, dementia, aphasia, agnosia, apraxia, cognitive impairment, Mood disorder.

  • Track 15-1Clinical neuroscience
  • Track 15-2Schizophrenia
  • Track 15-3Hallucination
  • Track 15-4Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Track 15-5Neuro- imaging

Psychopharmacology is the branch of science which deals with the study of drugs on mood, behaviour, thinking and sensation. Mainly it focusses on drugs and its chemical interactions with brain. This field requires constant study to be in pace with new advancements. Psychopharmacology requires the basic knowledge of neuroscience, clinical medicine, and Pharmacology. Psychiatrists (completed four years of advanced training after medical school) have an even higher level of understanding and expertise in psychopharmacology.

  • Track 16-1Psychoactive drugs
  • Track 16-2Drug effect

 Psychopathology is a term which refers to either the study of mental illness  or mental distress or the manifestation of behaviours and experiences which may be indicative of mental illness or psychological impairment. Psychiatrists in particular are interested in descriptive psychopathology, which has the aim of describing the symptoms and syndromes of mental illness.

  • Track 17-1Chemical imbalance theory
  • Track 17-2Child psychopathology
  • Track 17-3Biological psychopathology

Psychosomatic medicine is an area of scientific investigation concerned with relation between psychological factors and physiological phenomena in general and disease pathogenesis in particular. It is mainly applicable in the areas of Psychology, Psychonephrology, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Psychoimmunology, Psychodematology in Dermatology department.

  • Track 18-1Psychonology
  • Track 18-2Psychonephrology
  • Track 18-3Psychoneuro Endocrinology
  • Track 18-4Psycho Immunology
  • Track 18-5Psychodermatology
  • Track 18-6Industrial Psychology