Report of World Association of Social Psychiatry Regional Congress-2018

The World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP) Regional Congress-2018 was held at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Kochi on 8th and 9th  December 2018

Venue : Hotel Crowne Plaza

WASP Regional Congress is organized by EPS under the aegis of World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP) and Indian Association of Social Psychiatry (IASP). The theme of the conference was Social Diversity, Globalization and Mental Health

The congress started on 8th December 2018 by 8 am with registration. Inaugural ceremony was on 9.30 am inaugurated by WASP President Dr. Roy Abraham  Kallivayalil  and was presided by Professor Fernando Lolas ( Secretary General, WASP ). Welcome address by Prof.  Dr. Joseph Varghese( Organizing Chairperson) . During the inauguration address Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil mentioned about the need for work in society based psychiatry services. The felicitations were offered by Prof. Dr. Marian Kastrup (Treasurer,  WASP) and Prof.  Dr. T Murali (President,  WAPR)  and Prof.  Dr. Indira Sharma(President, IASP).Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Anoop Vincent ( Secretary, Regional Congress) followed by National Anthem.

Total registered delegates were 256. There were 9 plenary sessions, 6 symposia ,  2 workshops , 28 free paper and 22  posters. All were pertaining to topics in social psychiatry.

The conference highlighted the young talented researchers during their free paper and poster sessions. Awards were given in the respective categories for the papers and posters.

 

Dr. Anoop Vincent

Organizing Secretary,

WASP Regional Congress – 2018, Kochi.

 

Schedule for WASP Regional Congress, Kochi, India: Dec 8-9, 2018

 

8th December 2018

 

Time Hall A Hall B Hall  C
8.00 – 8.30 am Registration
8.30 – 9.30 am Psychiatry from Biological Reductionism to a Bio Psychosocial perspective

Prof. Roy AbrahamKallivayalil

Cybernetics and mental health

Prof. Rachid Bennegadi

Chairperson

Prof. Fernando LolasStepke

9.30 – 10.30 am Inauguration
10.30 – 11.00 am Tea Break
11.00 – 12.00 noon Ethical dimensions in psychiatry: a hermeneutic-narrative approach

Prof. Fernando LolasStepke

How to manage patients of different cultural backgrounds

Prof. Marianne Kastrup

Chairperson

Prof. Rachid Bennegadi

12.00 – 1.00 pm Sexual Harassment at workplace “#ME TO MOVEMENT”

Prof. Indira Sharma

Changing trends in psychosocial rehabilitation

Prof. T. Murali

Chairperson

Prof. P.K Dalal

Youth and mental health  challenges in LAMI countries

Prof. Rakesh Chadda

Challenges of providing mental health services in rural India

Prof. Rajiv Gupta

Chairperson

Prof. T.S.S. Rao

1.00 – 2.00 pm Lunch and poster viewing
Symposia Symposia Workshop
2.00 – 3.00 pm Postnatal mental Health: Intervening in community  and hospital settingsin lower resourced settings

Dr. Christina George,     Dr. Sreejith M Cheruvilakam

Conquering stigma – The Hydra Headed Monster

Dr. Arathi J.S

Dr. Aswathy G

Dr. Smitha C.A

Assessment of Social Disability in Neuro developmental Disorders – Clinician oriented training

Dr. Thomas John

3.00 – 4.00 pm Socio-cultural Issues in sex in contemporary world

Dr. T.S. Sathyanarayana Rao, Dr. Amit Patta Joshi, Dr. Mrugesh Vaishnav, Dr. Shubrata K.S

Child Psychiatry – Liaison with Pediatrics in a General Hospital Setting

Dr. Varghese P Punnoose

Dr. Sandeep Alex

Dr. Kannan Rajendran

Dr. Sebind Kumar

Developing Micro skills of therapeutic listening in counseling & psychotherapy

Prof. Sayeekumar

4.00 – 4.30 pm Tea Break
4.30 – 6.00 pm Theme symposium – Social Diversity, Globalisation and Mental Health

Cultural diversity and mental health

Prof. BS Chavan

Globalisation and psychosocial challenges

Prof. Debasish Basu

Migration, refugees and mental health

Prof. Sudhir Khandelwal

Gender issues and mental health

Prof. MamtaSood

Chairperson

Prof. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

 

6.00  – 7.00 pm Civilization and emerging mental health issues

Prof. Savita Malhotra

Globalisation, social diversity and consequences on mental health in a multicultural setting: A perspective from Australia

Prof. Mohan Isaac

Chairperson

Prof. Marianne Kastrup

8.00 – 8.30 pm Cultural programme
8.30 – 10.00 pm Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9th December 2018

Time Hall A Hall B
8.30 – 9.30 am Needs of family caregivers

Prof. Johannes Wancata

Coercion in psychiatry-International perspectives and the work of WASP

Dr. Andrew Molodynski

Chairperson

Prof. Rakesh Chadda

9.30 – 11.15 am Free papers Free papers
11.15 – 11.30 am Tea Break
11.30 – 1.30 pm Symposium on disaster mental health and caring communities

Mental health of disaster populations – Indian experiences of the application of social psychiatric principles

Prof. R. Srinivasa Murthy

Mental health needs and intervention for populations living in conflict situations – Lessons learnt from Kashmir

Prof. Mushtaq Margoob

Social support as therapy – Experiences with refugees

Ms. Savitha Sriram

‘Rebuilding mind – Lessons from flood situation in Kerala’

Adv. LittoPalathingal

Discussant

Prof. Sudhir Khandelwal

Chairperson

Prof. R. Srinivasa Murthy

1.30 – 2.00 pm Valedictory function
2.00 – 3.00 pm Lunch
3.00— 6.00 pm WASP EC Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE PAPERS

 

9th December 2018

 

HALL  A

9.30 – 11.15 AM

CHAIRPERSON

PROF. RAJIV GUPTA

(1) Study of social and clinical profile of inhabitants in a rehabilitation centre.  DR. Aravind Ashok

(2) Perspectives on psychiatric advancedirectives-a qualitative study             DR. Chikku Mathew

(3) A review of socio demographic and clinical profile of inpatients in a general hospital psychiatry setting from a tertiary care centre in Kerala.’DR. Neetu Kurian

(4) Prevalence and profile of patients who attempted self harm between JAN 2017- SEP 2018, among the in patients admissions in tertiary care center kochi    DR. nidhi

(5) Prevalence of psychiatric illness in individuals with medical illness in tertiary care setting. DR. subha

(6) substance use in LGBT population.management issues and challenges.         DR. Roshan

(7) prevalence of burnout in postgraduate residents  studying in medical colleges in Delhi Dr Rajini bagga nihfw

(8) care givers’ burden and resilience in bipolar patients. DR.  sreeja SREEKUMAR

(9) Depression in dialysis patients. DR. peace JOSE

(10)  Reasons for choosing alternative treatment methods among patients attending Psychiatry Out-patient Department of a tertiary care private hospital  — DR. Gokul Raj  cr

 

 

 

fREE PAPER

hall b

9.30  – 11.15 am

Chairperson

Prof. mamta Sood

(11) SGOT/SGPT Ratio as a Clinical Indicator in Relation to Psychiatry—          DR.  Prateek Yadav Yenapoya

(12) A Cross sectional descriptive study on psychiatic rehabilitative homes and patients ’status in kollam districy , kerala  DR. Jaimon

(13) A Pilot study to determine  psychosocial functioning , quality of life , and associated factors in remitted male patients with dual diagnosis of bpolar affective disorder and alcohol dependance syndrome    DR. Meera Ramanath

 

(14) Pathway to psychiatric care in a tertiary care teaching hospital-a study from south India   DR.  Manjula

 

(15) ADJUSTMENT DISORDERS AND CONSULTATION LIASON PSYCHIATRY. A CHART REVIEW.  DR. NEETHU MARIAM

 

(16)Late-onset depression as a risk factor for major neurocognitive disorder: Preliminary report of a case-control study DR.  INDU PV

 

(17) Level of insight in patients withOCD  DR.EVYLIN JOHN

 

(18) CLINICAL PROFILE OF SUICIDE ATTEMPTERS WITH AND WITHOUT PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS , A CROSS SECTIONAL COMPARITIVE STUDY FROM SOUTH INDIA  DR. SREEJA SAHADEVAN

 

(19 ) SOCIO- DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE AND PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY OF FLOOD VICTIMS IN OUT- PATIENT DEPARTMENT OF A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE IN KERALA  DR. ARYA NAIR

 

 

 

 

 

 

POSTER PRESENTATON

8TH dECEMBER 2018

1.00 – 2.00 PM

cHAIRPERSON

PROF. BS CHAVAN

(1) Clinical challenges in diagnosing autoimmune Psychosis— DR. Vineetha Jose

(2) Effect of adjunctive  single  parentral dose  of VITAMIN D on  clinical severity and quality of life in  major depression: A double blind randomized parellel  arm placebo controlled trial – DR. Favas

(3) Mental  Well-being in DNB Residents and its association with personality traits—DR. Jwala

(4) Psychiatric presentation of Adrenoleukodystrophy —DR. Mathews Andrew Panicker

(5) Assessment of knowledge of hypertension among patients with mental illness in patients approaching a community psychiatry service  DR. Yogender Malik

(6)A STUDY OF FAMILY RELATED PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SCHOLASTICBACKWARDNESS IN URBAN SCHOOL CHILDREN IN INDIA DR. neha sharma

(7)Lupus a  pandomime of psychosis  DR. peace Jose

8)A QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF PATIENTS’ EXPERIENCES DURING THEIR PATHWAY TO PSYCHIATRIC CARE. dr. manjula Simiyon

(9)ACUTE HYDROCEPHALUS MASQUERADING AS WERNICKE’S ENCEPHALOPATHY  dr. Jesmon thomas

(10)CHANGING TRENDS IN THE PATHWAY OF CARE TO PSYCHIATRY  dr. ANU WILSON

(11) Early  neuro psychiatric manifestations in a young women with HIV/AIDS.  dr. EVYLIN JOHN

(12) The art of medicine: A module for imparting communication skills to undergraduatemedical students based on experiential learning. dr. SREEJA SAHADEVAN

 

(13)DIVERSION OF BUPRENORPHINE IN OST CENTRES – AN EMERGING ISSUE? dr. DHANYA MARY

 

(14)A CASE REPORT OF CHRONIC DELIRIUM DUE TO VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY.                dr. VISHNUVIPIN

 

(15)FACTORS AFFECTING JOB SATISFACTION AMONG THE STAFF NURSES IN A GOVERNMENT TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL, KERALA, INDIA.  dr. Jaimon

(16) AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF DELIRIUM- A CHICKEN AND EGG SITUATION. Dr. CHINJU SOMANATHAN

Inauguration Function on 8th December, 2018 ( From left Dr. Anoop Vincent, Prof. Dr. Fernando Lolas Stepke, Prof. Dr. T Murali, Prof. Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil, Prof. Dr. Marianne Kastrup, Prof. Dr. Indira Sharma, Prof. Dr. Joseph Varghese.)

At the Congress venue (From left Dr. Anoop Vincent, Prof. Dr. Fernando Lolas Stepke, Dr. Sudarsan)