Presentation on theme: "BAPA 9 TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Management of Trauma Victims 15/09/2012 Northampton Marriott Hotel."— Presentation transcript:
BAPA 9 TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Management of Trauma Victims 15/09/2012 Northampton Marriott Hotel
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
Theme Management of trauma victims
Effects of trauma and torture Physical - chronic pain, neurological damage, head injury Psychological – PTSD, depression, anxiety, behaviour & personality changes, sleep disturbance, enurosis in children.
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
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
"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
Management Support Exposure Psychotherapies Medications
Our role as Arab psychiatrists now and in the future?