Program

MENAMAT 2016 CONGRESS PROGRAM – Day 1

Friday, April 29/2016

09:00 – 09:30 Introduction & opening speeches
(H.E. Dr. Amin Al Amiri, UAE, H.E. Dr. Maryam Matar, Prof. Hany Shafey, UAE/Canada, Prof. Celso Arango, Spain)
09:30 – 10:15 Depression: the importance of positive and negative affect
(Prof. Koen Demyttenaere, Belgium)
10:15 – 10:30 Question Period (Prof. Koen Demyttenaere, Belgium)
10:30 – 10:40 Coffee break
10:40 – 11:00 The new framework for MENAMAT: Guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders
(Prof. Hany Shafey, UAE/Canada)
11:00 – 11:45 Progressive brain changes as a marker of worse prognosis after a first psychotic episode and its clinical implications
(Prof. Celso Arango, Spain)
11:45 – 12:15 Question Period (Prof. Celso Arango Spain)
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Inflammation/metabolism in the cause and cure of brain illness
(Prof. Roger McIntyre, Canada)
15:00 – 15:30 Question Period (Prof. Roger McIntyre, Canada)
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 – 16:30 Practical Challenges: (Practical Challenges: clinical cases Metabolic differences)
16:30 – 17:00 Question Period (Prof. Hany Shafey, UAE/Canada)

MENAMAT 2016 CONGRESS PROGRAM – Day 2

Saturday, April 30/2016

09:00 – 09:15 Introduction & welcome (Prof. Hany Shafey, UAE/Canada & Prof. Celso Arango, Spain)
09:15 – 10:00 Treatment of first episode psychosis, early intervention with LATs
(Prof. Celso Arango, Spain)
10:00 – 10:10 Question Period (Prof. Celso Arango, Spain)
10:10 – 10:50 ‘The intimate relation between depression and anxiety’
(Prof. Koen Demyttenaere, Belgium)
10:50 – 11:00 Question Period (Prof. Koen Demyttenaere, Belgium)
11:00 – 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 – 12:30 Cytochrome 450 Middle East metabolic crisis
(Prof. Hany Shafey, UAE/Canada)
12:30– 12:45 Question Period (Prof. Hany Shafey, UAE/Canada)
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 ‘Anxiety & Stress: Evidence-Based Best Practices and CBT Treatment Guidelines’
(Michael Hamarneh, PhD, USA)
14:45 – 15:00 Question Period (Michael Hamarneh, PhD, USA)
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 15:45 WORKSHOP: Psychotic depression – clinical cases
15:45 – 16:45 Open public doctors dialogue
(Dr. Maryam Matar, UAE)
14:45 – 15:00 Question Period

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