Friday December 2, 2016

Date and Time






8.30am to 8.40am


Quran Recitation

Welcome Speech

Chairperson of Conference

Mr. Yassin El Torki

Dr. Suhaila Ghuloum

8.40am to 8.50am

Medical Director, Mental Health Service at HMC; Chairman of Psychiatry

Professor Peter Woodruff

8.50am to 9.00am

The importance of a high quality, integrated mental health service for the community

Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Services, HMC

Mr. Iain Tulley

9.00am to 9.30am

The Social Brain. Circuits and Behavior

Prof. Zeina El-Chemali

9.30am to 9.40am



Panel 1

Co-Chairs. Dr. Mohamed Siddiq, Dr. Hanan Mousa

9.40am to 10.10am

Brain Disconnectivity in Bipolar Disorder

Prof. Colm McDonald

10.10am to 10.40am

Multi-morbidity in Dementia, the Clinical and Evidential Challenge of Complexity

Prof. Sube Banerjee

10.40am to 11.10am

Q & A



11.10am to 1.15pm

Poster Session

Lunch and Prayer Break

1.15pm to 1.45pm

GSK Sponsored Symposium


1.45pm to 2.15pm

Naufar sponsored symposium - Rehabilitation and Reintegration


2.15pm to 2.30pm



Panel 2

Co-Chairs. Dr. Manal Abuelsoud, Dr. Ali Eltohami

2.30pm to 4.15pm

Plenary Session

Psychotrauma in Children

Prof. Unaiza Niaz

3pm to 3.30pm

Plenary Session


Dr. Ahmad Almai

3.30pm to 3.45pm


Autism versus language Delay. Dilemma in Daily Practice

Dr. Turki Albatti

3.45pm to 4.00pm


A Memory Clinic Versus Traditional Community Mental Health

Dr. Zerak Alsalihy

4.00pm to 4.15pm

Q & A


4.15pm to 4.30pm



Panel 3

Oral Presentations

Co-Chairs. Dr. Nael Kilzieh, Ms. Diala Shaheen

4.30pm to 4.45pm

Title 1. Nurse Attitude, Practice and Perceived Training Needs on Physical Care of People with Mental Illness

Ms. Dona Thomas, Mental Health Hospital, Qatar

4.45pm to 5.00pm

Title 2. Exploring the Epidemiology of Psychological Distress among University Female Students in Qatar

Dr. Salma Khalid, Qatar University

5.00pm to 5.15pm

Title 3. Outcome of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Global Functioning

Dr. Ahmad Al-Ansari, Bahrain

5.15pm to 5.30pm

Title 4. Stress and Sleep; A Concept of Correlation

Dr. Sultan Alshahrani, KSA

5.30pm to 5.45pm

Title 5. Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Abuse

Dr. Samir Abolmagd, Egypt

5.45pm to 6.00pm

Title 6. Clinical Profiles in Patients Presenting to the Psychiatry Hospital

Dr. Mostafa Zakaria, Mental Health Hospital, Qatar

6.00pm to 6.15pm

Q & A