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9th International Conference on Addiction & Psychiatry, will be organized around the theme “Exploring New Ideas and Advanced Approaches Towards Addiction and Psychiatry”

Addiction 2018 is comprised of 17 tracks and 91 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Addiction 2018.

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Addiction medicine is a therapeutic field that deals with the treatment of compulsion which reduces the fields of general well-being, psychology, social work, psychological wellness guiding, psychiatry, and internal medicine, among others. Related inside the strong points are the processes of detoxification, recovery, harm reduction, restriction based treatment, individual and gathering treatments, oversight of shelter, treatment of withdrawal-related side effects, intense intercession, long haul treatments intended to lessen probability of relapse. Most of the specialists those who have knowledge about family medicine provide treatment for disease condition generally associated with substance use such as hepatitis and HIV infection.

  • Track 1-1Biomarkers or Clinical drug testing
  • Track 1-2Neurobiology of addiction
  • Track 1-3Personalized medicine
  • Track 1-4Co-occurring medical disorders
  • Track 1-5Family medicine or internal medicine
  • Track 1-6Medical care for people with addictive disorders

Impulse control disorder is characterized by an individual’s inability to resist powerful, often self-destructive temptations and impulses. Impulse control disorders are incredibly diverse, ranging from compulsions to go shopping to urges to burn property to the ground. The negative consequences of impulse control disorder can be tempered through treatment.

 Impulse control disorder does not refer to one specific illness. According to neuro innovations in clinical science, impulsive behavior breaks down into different stages, including the impulse itself, growing tension, the feeling of pleasure and relief from fulfilling the urge, and subsequent guilt, especially if the action was a negative one or if the person was avoiding the action.

  • Track 2-1Intermittent explosive disorder
  • Track 2-2Kleptomania
  • Track 2-3Pyromania
  • Track 2-4Trichotillomania
  • Track 2-5Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Dual Diagnosis is a condition when a person suffers from both a substance abuse problem and another mental health issue such as depression or an anxiety disorder. Sometimes use alcohol or drugs are due to mental problems. Individuals who are dealing with Autism spectrum disorder are at high risk of substance abuse. They may feel that substance abuse helps them to cover their social ineptness but over time it begins to cause serious problems in their life. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is also related to addiction. Self-medication theory is widely used for the treatment of co-occurring disorders. Mental infection and substance utilize interface to have real, negative outcomes for a few districts of working (tallying work, associations, welfare, and security). Recovery from mental illness is significantly more trying for individuals with a double conclusion, and the issues looked by groups of individuals with double diagnosis can be more complex and confounding than psychological sickness alone.


  • Track 3-1Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Track 3-2Autism spectrum disorder
  • Track 3-3Mental health care and substance abuse treatment
  • Track 3-4Post-traumatic Stress disorder
  • Track 3-5Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Track 3-6Psychological dependence

Anxiety disorders are very common and it has been measured that more than one-fourth of the all-inclusive community will encounter a genuine nervousness problem among their lifetime. Anxiety can cause physical symptoms like pain, a pounding heart or stomach cramps, hot and cold flushes, feeling tight in breathing, shaking, etc. Individuals who have less emotionally stable or who have high anxiety levels tend to experience specific events more stress than others. However, research has found that patients with anxiety disorder do not have any differences in their actual physical response to stress (such as heart rate, blood pressure, or release of stress hormones) compared to people without anxiety.

  • Track 4-1Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Track 4-2Phobias
  • Track 4-3Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Track 4-4Panic Disorder
  • Track 4-5Social anxiety disorder
  • Track 4-6Mind fullness based therapy
  • Track 4-7Dysthymia

Alcohol addiction is characterized as the alcoholic liquid that is obtained from fermented grain or fruit. These liquids include beer, wine, and other hard liquors. Alcohol is an addictive drug. The more alcohol we drink the more our body comes to depend on it -thus, the nature of addiction. Excessive drinking of alcohol and chronic pancreatitis caused due to alcohol addiction, alcoholic polyneuropathy which damages the nerve. Delirium tremens (DTs) is caused by alcohol withdrawal after a period of heavy drinking and lead to severe mental and nervous system changes.

Drug addiction is a brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking, despite of its harmful consequences. It causes changes in the normal activity of the nervous system damaging the nerve tissues, killing neurons and this leads to dis-regulation of neural system. Hence uncontrolled drug brings about the destruction of the brain. Most of the behavioral effects of drug addiction include Aggressiveness, Impulsiveness, paranoia, and loss of self- control.

  • Track 5-1Amphetamine addiction
  • Track 5-2Nicotine addiction
  • Track 5-3Cocaine addiction
  • Track 5-4Steroids addiction
  • Track 5-5Narcotics addiction
  • Track 5-6Medicine addiction

Several mental health conditions in which a person involves in positive behavior continuously even if the behavior causes them harm it may appear like they simply cannot prevent engaging in it is known as behavioral addiction. Common behavioral addictions are also known as process addictions that include gambling addiction, hoarding, shopping addiction, and kleptomania (impulsive stealing). A number of factors contribute to the growth of behavioral addictions, including personality, substance abuse, and genetics.

  • Track 6-1Emotional disorder
  • Track 6-2Amnesia
  • Track 6-3Dementia
  • Track 6-4Alzheimer

Addiction psychiatry is a medical concerned with the diagnosis, treatment of persons suffering from one or more disorder related to addiction and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in mental health, including substance use disorders. Addiction psychiatry is an expanding field which currently has high demand for substance abuse. Mental health disorders involve disturbances in thinking, emotion, and behavior. Small disturbances in these aspects of life are common, but when such disturbances distress the person greatly and interfere with daily life, they are considered mental illness or a mental health disorder.

  • Track 7-1Neurocognitive disorders
  • Track 7-2Psychosomatic disorders
  • Track 7-3Depressive disorders
  • Track 7-4Sleep disorders
  • Track 7-5Psychosexual disorders
  • Track 7-6Mental health care
  • Track 7-7Mental retardation

A mental illness diagnosed by a psychiatrist that greatly disturbs your thinking, moods, and behavior and seriously increases your risk of disability, death, or loss of freedom is known as the psychiatric disorder. The term psychological disorder means a mental disorder or illness that interferes with a person’s behavior, interacting with others and functions in daily life. Psychiatric disorders are also sometimes known as mental health disorders or mental health illnesses. More often, psychiatric problems go unseen and undiagnosed in patients seeking treatment for some other health problem. 

  • Track 8-1Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Track 8-2Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
  • Track 8-3Bipolar disorders
  • Track 8-4Feeding and eating disorders
  • Track 8-5Neurocognitive disorders
  • Track 8-6Sleeping disorders

Child and adolescent psychiatry is a part of medical science that usually focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and preclusion of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families the benefits of a medical education, the medical traditions of professional beliefs and medical responsibility for providing complete care. Almost every single psychotropic solution permitted to kids, including anti-psychotics, antidepressant, anxiolytics, stimulants and state of mind stabilizers.

  • Track 9-1Causes and symptoms
  • Track 9-2Dysthymia
  • Track 9-3Adjustment disorder with depressed mood
  • Track 9-4Seasonal activity disorders
  • Track 9-5Screening tools and treatment

Geriatric psychiatry is a specialty of psychiatry dealing with the study, treatment, prevention of mental disorders in humans with older people. The population of old people is increasing rapidly throughout the developed and developing countries. This reflects improving health and social conditions which is the major cause for celebration. Dementias disorder is particularly common in old age; others differ in clinical features and present particular problems in management

  • Track 10-1Clinical geriatrics
  • Track 10-2Psychogeriatric
  • Track 10-3Old age mental disorders
  • Track 10-4Geriatric depression and treatment

Child and adolescence behavioral therapy denotes to a number of procedures and methods used to help children and adolescents who are facing difficulties with their emotions or behavior. When children experience emotions involve in behaviors that interfere with their happiness and ability to thrive at that time they need to consult a behavioral therapist. Children can experience various types of mental health disorders such as anxiety disorder, eating disorder, mood disorder, Schizophrenia, Autism spectrum disorder, etc.

  • Track 11-1Child Mental Health & Psychology
  • Track 11-2Child abuse & neglect
  • Track 11-3Child education & school psychology
  • Track 11-4Clinical child psychology
  • Track 11-5Environmental influence in child
  • Track 11-6Adolescent medicine and care

When a medicine client has dysfunctional actions before sedate use, it might be difficult to distinguish side effects that exist only because of the medication utilize itself. Most side effects, if the condition is inconsequential to drugs, will proceed after restraint from the medication. Drugs like cocaine, cannabis, and drugs can cause psychological well-being issues and, when combined with a prior emotional sickness, can compound the manifestations of such diseases. A few medications, when taken every now and again for drawn-out stretches of time, can really show as maniacal side effects demonstrative of schizophrenia and bipolar issue

  • Track 12-1Depression and anxiety disorders
  • Track 12-2Neurological and behavioral changes
  • Track 12-3Memory loss and hormones instability
  • Track 12-4Brain imaging studies of addictive substances

Addiction is a  brain disorder that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequences.  Despite the involvement of a number of psychosocial factors, one is a biological process which is induced by repeated exposure to an addictive stimulus is the core pathology that drives the development and maintenance of an addiction.  It falls under two classes, substance abuse or drug addiction and behavioral addiction such as gambling addiction.

Mental health is a psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral modification. Persons with depression or other mental health issues are especially exposed to alcohol and drug use. Similarly, many people who are addicted to drugs are also diagnosed with other mental disorders, including anxiety and depression. 

  • Track 13-1Physical addiction
  • Track 13-2Behavioral addiction
  • Track 13-3Gambling addiction
  • Track 13-4Psychological addiction
  • Track 13-5Signs and symptoms of addiction
  • Track 13-6Eating disorders or food addiction
  • Track 13-7Addictive personality

The brain controls our body’s basic functions that permit us to understand and respond to everything we experience and shapes our thoughts, emotions, and behavior. Different parts of the brain are responsible for coordinating and performing specific functions. Medicines can change important brain parts that are necessary for life-sustaining activities and can drive the compulsive drug abuse that marks addiction. People who suffer from habit often have one or more additional medical issues, which may include lung or cardiovascular disease, cancer, stroke and mental disorders. Few drugs of abuse, such as inhalants, are toxic to nerve cells and may abolish them either in the brain or the peripheral nervous system (PNS).

  • Track 14-1Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Track 14-2Childhood disorder
  • Track 14-3Epilepsy
  • Track 14-4Neurodegenerative disorder

The present days in many cities, addiction and youth is a major attempt to be examined. It focuses on the perceptions of the substance abusers, the causes for their addiction to drugs, smoking, and alcohol; the role of their families, friends and social environment and the law enforcing agencies in spreading this hazard. The study has taken 200 youth by following snowball sampling method. The youth of the affluent and the middle-classes are in abundance in the City. As they have access to material comforts, most of them try to lead an excessive and stylish life that subsequently offers them a wide variety of things to experiment with. In this process, they taste the thrill of cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs- just for a change but unfortunately, they are caught in the vicious circle of addiction to harmful substances and drug abuse. The most common reason for young people to be attracted towards drugs, alcohol, etc is peer pressure

  • Track 15-1Alcohol addiction
  • Track 15-2Caffeine addiction
  • Track 15-3Cannabis addiction
  • Track 15-4Cocaine addiction
  • Track 15-5Heroin addiction
  • Track 15-6Legal high drugs

Rehabilitation and family therapies are the processes of helping the persons who are suffering from mental illness and the family’s strengths and resources to help them live without drugs or alcohol and bring back to the normal life. It also seeks to reduce the harm of addiction on both the substance abuser and his or her family.

  • Track 16-1Drug rehabilitation
  • Track 16-2Inpatient rehabilitation
  • Track 16-3Community rehabilitation

 Alcohol is one of the major addiction issues all over the world. There are several factors which lead to taking up addiction in individuals of various age groups. Some causes are related to mental health whereas some are due to poor lifestyle and bad external environment. There are major research & development being conducted all across the globe for making the human race free of addiction. Recovery is a complex and dynamic process encompassing all the positive benefits to physical, mental and social health that can happen when people with an addiction to alcohol or drugs, or their family members requiring their progressing work and attention

  • Track 17-1Alcoholic anonymous
  • Track 17-2Narcotics anonymous
  • Track 17-3Cocaine anonymous
  • Track 17-4Recovery and relapse
  • Track 17-5Drug and alcohol testing