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1 BAPA 9 TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Management of Trauma Victims 15/09/2012 Northampton Marriott Hotel

2 Program – 12.00: Registration and refreshment – 13.00: Lunch – 13.30: Welcome and Introduction Dr Nadim Almoshmosh, BAPA President – 14.15: The traumatic complications of refugees after the Arab spring. Dr Khaled Sultan, Consultant Psychiatrist – 15.00: CBT principles and practice for trauma victims Dr Redwan El-Khayat, Consultant Psychiatrist – 15.15: Coffee break – 16.00: Trauma and mental health, lessons from Iraq Dr Mohammed Al-Uzri, Consultant Psychiatrist – 16.30: Q&A / Discussion – 18.00: Business of the AGM

3 Theme Management of trauma victims

4 Effects of trauma and torture Physical - chronic pain, neurological damage, head injury Psychological – PTSD, depression, anxiety, behaviour & personality changes, sleep disturbance, enurosis in children.

5 Positive effects of surviving torture Better equipped More resilient More tolerant to adversity Attributed to commitment to collective cause and strong belief system. Metin Besoglu

6 torture can not only destroy a family, and even a whole generation, it is also a seed for new violence, planted on extremely fertile ground Horror in the Mind – The Psychological Effects of Torture Veronica Pamoukaghlian

7 "If you dont do anything about the clinical condition, these long-term effects do not go away," But the good news is that various forms of psychotherapy have been shown in clinical trials to help. Claudia Catani

8 Management Support Exposure Psychotherapies Medications

9 Our role as Arab psychiatrists now and in the future?


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