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24th International Conference on Psychiatry & Psychosomatic Medicine , will be organized around the theme “Strengthening the bond of interventions and research in Psychosomatic Medicine”

Psychosomatic Medicine 2017 is comprised of 20 tracks and 93 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Psychosomatic Medicine 2017.

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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.

  • Track 1-1Psychological stress
  • Track 1-2Psychodynamic Medicine
  • Track 1-3Medical-psychiatric comorbidities
  • Track 1-4Psychiatric rehabilitation
  • Track 1-5Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine

Behavioral science is a scientific discipline, such as sociology, anthropology, or psychology, in which the actions and reactions of humans and animals are studied through observational and experimental methods. It is the systematic analysis and investigation of human and animal behaviour through controlled and naturalistic observation, and disciplined scientific experimentation.

The sessions associated with Psychiatry & Behavioral sciences are Addiction, Brain stimulation, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Drug & Alcohol abuse, Delirium, Geriatric & Mood disorders.


  • Track 2-1Developmental Psychology
  • Track 2-2Health Psychology
  • Track 2-321st century psychiatry
  • Track 2-4Psychiatric Genetics
  • Track 2-5Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Track 2-6Psychodynamic view of psychosomatic medicine

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

The word Psychosomatic means the mind (psyche) and the body (soma). Psychosomatic disorder is a condition which involves the both mind and the body. A few physical diseases which are particularly prone to made worse by the mental health factors such as a stress and the anxiety. Examples which include are eczema, psoriasis, high BP, ulcers and the heart disease.The treatment for the psychosomatic disorders brings together the main therapeutic measures from the entire medical as well as the psychosocial fields. These together show a Mental illness and they may occur due to any previous psychiatry conditions as well.


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

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


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

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
  • Track 6-7Cyber Trauma

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

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


  • Track 8-1Neurotransmitters
  • Track 8-2Pharmacotherapy
  • Track 8-3Psychiatry
  • Track 8-4Psychopharmacology
  • Track 8-5Somatisation Disorder

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


  • Track 9-1Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • Track 9-2Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)
  • Track 9-3Benzodiazepines
  • Track 9-4Tricyclic Antidepressants

Schizophrenia is mental disorder which is symbolized by an abnormal behaviour which cannot be recognising what is real like unclear or an confused thinking. The main type of psychosomatic therapy is done by an Antipsychotic medication which can reduce the main symptoms of psychosis which is an psychiatry disease in about 7-14 days. Antipsychotic drugs have proven to be a crucial in relieving the psychotic and the psychiatric symptoms of schizophrenia. It describes and use the Typical Antipsychotics, Atypical Antipsychotics and Schizophrenic Anti psychotics and the Conventional Anti psychotics,and Advanced Medicine in Schizophrenia.


  • Track 10-1Schizophrenic Anti Psychotics
  • Track 10-2Typical Antipsychotics
  • Track 10-3Conventional Antipsychotics
  • Track 10-4Atypical Antipsychotics
  • Track 10-5Advance Medicine in Schizophrenia

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


  • Track 11-1Psychiatry related to anxiety
  • Track 11-2Exams and tests
  • Track 11-3Pain disorders
  • Track 11-4Conversion Disorder
  • Track 11-5Body Dysmorphia

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 12-1Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Track 12-2Myalgia Syndrome
  • Track 12-3Non Epileptic Seizures
  • Track 12-4Migraine
  • Track 12-5Hysteria
  • Track 12-6Hypochondriasis

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

  • Track 13-1Electro Convulsive Therapy
  • Track 13-2Hypnosis
  • Track 13-3Drug Abreaction
  • Track 13-4Group therapy
  • Track 13-5Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Track 13-6Psychoanalysis

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 14-1Paediatrics psycho-oncology
  • Track 14-2Psycho-Oncology Model of Care
  • Track 14-3Palliative Care Psychiatry

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

Mental disorders  go from conceivably life-threatening disorders, for example, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and serious depression, to less incapacitating yet basic conditions, for example, nervousness and less extreme state of mind issue. These conditions incur significant injury on the sufferers themselves, as well as on their families, parental figures, and society in general. Anticipation, treatment, administration, and recovery of these conditions are basic as a feature of far reaching medicinal services.

Psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing is the appointed position of a nursing that has specialised in mental health and cares for people of all ages with mental illness or mental distress, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychosis, depression, dementia and many more. Nurses in this area receive specific training in psychological therapies, building a therapeutic alliance, dealing with challenging behaviour, and the administration of psychiatric medication. A psychiatric nurse will have to have attained a bachelor's degree in nursing to become a registered nurse (RN) and specialise in mental health


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 20-1Psychonology
  • Track 20-2Psychonephrology
  • Track 20-3Psychoneuro Endocrinology
  • Track 20-4Psycho Immunology
  • Track 20-5Psych dermatology
  • Track 20-6Industrial Psychology