Program

Congress Programme

Monday 6 March 2017

12:30 – 15:30 IAWMH EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
14:15 – 15:45

 

PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOPS – MON – 1

ISPOG Workshop – Mon – 1 – HALL 6:

PREVENTION OF BURNOUT IN PROFESSIONALS ENGAGED IN THE FIELD OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Dr. med. Sibil Tschudin – President of ISPOG; Division of Social Medicine and Psychosomatics, Dep. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Dr. Carlos Damonte Khoury – Clinica Vistahermosa. Ginecología, Alicante, Spain.

 

Workshop – Mon – 1 – LANSDOWNE

CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIES IN WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH

Carmel O’Doherty – Irish Association Creative Arts Therapists, Ireland

 

Workshop – Mon – 1 – DODDER C

TRAUMA AND SUICIDE IN THE OPERA. “MADAMA BUTTERFLY” BY GIACOMO PUCCINI

Dra. Elena Levin – AMA (Argentine Medical Association); Teatro Colón (Colón Theatre), Argentina

16:00 – 18:00 OPENING CEREMONY & PLENARY SESSION- CONCERT HALL 

Jayashri Kulkarni – Convenor, Congress Co-Chair and Program Chair

Minister of Health TBC

Orla O Connor – Congress Co-Chair, Director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland

Professor Veronica O’Keane – Congress Co-Chair, Trinity College Dublin

 

RITA ANN HIGGINS – Poet

 

PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROMOTING THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN AND GIRLS WORLDWIDE

HELEN HERRMAN MD (MELB), MBBS Professor, Orygen Youth Health Research Centre and The University of Melbourne, Melbourne; Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Mental Health President-elect, World Psychiatric Association

 

ERADICATING FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

JAHA DUKUREHSafe Hands for Girls, FGM Survivor and Advocate

 

IRISH CULTURAL PERFORMANCE (Celtic Drumming) – leading the audience into Exhibition Hall to continue celebrations

18:00 – 20:00 WELCOME RECEPTION to be held in the Exhibition Hall

TUESDAY 7 March 2017

8:00 – 9:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – TUES – 1

Workshop – Tues – 1 – HALL 6

HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM AND WOMEN IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD

Chair: Dr. Teresa Flower – Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Angela Livingstone – Dual Disability Service, St Vincents’ Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Kristine Mercuri – Mother Baby Inpatient Unit, Mercy Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

 

Workshop – Tues – 1 – DODDER C 

MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES OF WOMEN IN IMMIGRANT POPULATIONS IN JAPAN

Francia Ivonne Campos Chinchilla MD MSc PhD – International Division Coordinator, Family Medicine Center, Haibara General Hospital, Makinohara, Shizuoka, Japan

 

Oral Presentations – Tues – 1 – LANSDOWNE

POSTPARTUM DISORDERS

1. SELF-STIGMA AMONGST WOMEN SEEKING TREATMENT FOR POSTPARTUM MOOD DISORDERS

Dr. K. Amanda Maranzan – Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

 

2. PROPHYLACTIC ANTIDEPRESSANT USE FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION – IS IT EVIDENCE- BASED?

Dr Michael Thomson – Western University, London, Canada

 

3. VOLUNTEERS’ EXPERIENCE OF PROVIDING PEER SUPPORT ON THE PANDA PERINATAL ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION AUSTRALIA HELPLINE

Laura Biggs – Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia

 

4. THE VALUE OF THREE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS TO THE EDINBURGH POSTNATAL DEPRESSION SCALE

Dr Tze-Ern Chua – KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore

 

5. DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INFANT HYPOTHALAMIC-PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS FUNCTION AND NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME IN THE FIRST POSTNATAL YEAR

Niamh O’Leary – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

8:00 – 9:15 CONCURRENT SESSION

ISPOG Panel – Tues – 1 – DODDER B 

THE INTERFACE BETWEEN PSYCHIATRY AND OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY

Co-Chair: Prof. Johannes Bitzer – Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Co-Chair: Dr Carlos Damonte Khoury – Clinica Vistahermosa Ginecología, Alicante, Spain

 

  • DOES NEUROBIOLOGY AND NEUROENDOCRINOLOY HELP US TO BRIDGE THE GAP, SOME LESSONS LEARNED 

Professor Johannes Bitzer – Dept. of Obstretrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital           Basel, Switzerland

 

  • BODY AND MIND: WHAT WE LEARN FROM PSYCHOANALYSIS 

Carlos Damonte Khoury – ISPOG-SEGO-Hospital Clinica Vistahermosa HLA, Alicante, Spain

 

THE ROLE OF EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOTHERAPY IN GYNECOLOGY, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BASEL, SWITZERLAND

 Professor Johannes Bitzer – Dept. of Obstretrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

 

PERINATAL PSYCHIATRY – THE OBSTETRIC PERSPECTIVE  

Co- Chair: Professor Veronica O Keane – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Professor Fionnuala McAuliffe MD, FRCOG, FRCPI, Chair and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University College Dublin; Head, Women’s and Children’s Health, University College Dublin; Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, National Maternity Hospital, Ireland

 

9:15 – 9:30  TEA / COFFEE – POSTERS
9:30 – 11:15 PLENARY SESSION – KEYNOTES – CONCERT HALL 

MARGARET MUNGHERERA ORATION: 

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Dr Margaret Mungherera

 

MARTA B. RONDON, MD, MSc – Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal, Lima, Peru

MENTAL HEALTH IMPACT OF THE RESTRICTION OF ACCESS TO SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES

JANE FISHER, PhD, MAPS – Jean Hailes Professor of Women’s Health, Director Jean Hailes Research  Unit, Monash, Melbourne Austrailia

 

DISASTERS, DISPLACEMENT AND WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH: IMPLICATIONS FOR PSYCHOLOGICALLY INFORMED RESPONSES

DEAN MICHELLE WILLIAMS – Office of the Dean, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA

 

GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH

ALAIN GREGOIRE (GAMMH) – Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Perinatal Psychiatry Chair, Maternal Mental Health Alliance UK, United Kingdom

 

11:15 – 11:45  POSTERS

 

11:45 – 13:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – TUES – 2

NASPOG Symposium – Tues – 2 – CONCERT HALL 

ENDOGENOUS AND EXOGENOUS EXPOSURE TO GONADAL STEROIDS: IMPLICATIONS FOR MOOD, COGNITION AND BEHAVIOR ACROSS THE REPRODUCTIVE LIFESPAN

Co- Chair: C. Neill Epperson, M.D. – Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Co- Chair:Teri Pearlstein, M.D. –  Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

 

  • DYSREGULATED STRESS RESPONSE IN WOMEN WITH PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER: A ROLE FOR GABAERGIC NEUROSTEROIDS?

Liisa Hantsoo, Ph.D. – Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

 

  • HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION AND THEIR EFFECTS ON MOOD

Jonathan Schaffir, M.D.- The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA

 

  • PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER: POTENTIAL ETIOLOGIES INFORM CURRENT AND FUTURE TREATMENTS

Teri Pearlstein, M.D.

 

  • ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IMPACT MOOD AND COGNITION DURING THE MENOPAUSE TRANSITION: CAN WE REVERSE THE TIDE?

C. Neill Epperson, M.D.

 

Symposium – Tues – 2 – HALL 6

MENTAL DISORDERS IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD: WHAT DO WOMEN WANT FROM SERVICES?

Chair: Professor Louise Howard, PhD MRCP MRCPsych – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • STAKEHOLDERS’ VIEWS AND EXPERIENCES OF PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE AND SERVICES: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

Prof. Louise Howard – University College London, United Kingdom

 

  • MIGRATION AND PERINATAL MENTAL DISORDERS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW & META- ANALYSIS, AND FINDINGS FROM THE WENDY STUDY

Fraser Anderson – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • THE VIEWS OF WOMEN WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER ON PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH: WHAT THEY WANT FROM SERVICES

Clare Dolman – Section of Women’s Mental Health, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

 

  • PATIENT DECISION AID FOR ANTIDEPRESSANT USE IN PREGNANCY: A PILOT RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Dr. Emma Molyneaux – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London

 

SYMPOSIUM – TUES – 2 – LANSDOWNE 

MOTHERS EXPOSED TO INTERPERSONAL TRAUMA – CONSEQUENCES FOR PARENTING AND INTERVENTIONS TO SUPPORT AFFECTED FAMILIES

Chair: Maria Muzik – Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, USA

 

  • MOTHER-INFANT INTERACTION AND MATERNAL PERCEPTION OF THE INFANT IN TRAUMA-EXPOSED WOMEN WITH AND WITHOUT PTSD

Nina Burtchen – Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany

 

  • UNDERSTANDING HOW MOTHER’S REFLECTIVE FUNCTIONING IS RELATED TO IPV-PTSD SYMPTOMS, PARENTAL STRESS, MATERNAL INTERACTIVE BEHAVIOR AND CHILD DISTURBANCES OF ATTACHMENT

Francesca Suardi – University of Geneva Hospitals, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service, Switzerland

 

  • MENTALIZATION IS A PROTECTIVE FACTOR AMONG MOTHERS WITH HISTORY OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA

Nicolas Berthelot – Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada

 

  • MOM POWER: A MULTI-FAMILY INTERVENTION FOR MOTHERS WITH CHILDHOOD MALTREATMENT HISTORIES AND THEIR YOUNG CHILDREN AIMED TO SUPPORT PARENTING CAPACITY AND REFLECTIVE FUNCTION

Maria Muzik – Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, USA

 

Oral Presentations – TUES – 2 – DODDER B 

SOCIOCULTURAL ASPECTS OF WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH

1. TRUST – ROOTS FOR THE NORDIC WELFARE SYSTEMS AND FOR GENDER EQUALITY

Karin Helweg-Larsen – University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2. APPLYING MIXED METHOD RESEARCH TO INVESTIGATE THE IMPACT OF A MINDFULNESS (MBSR) TRAINING PROGRAMME ON EMPLOYEES WORKING IN AN ACUTE HOSPITAL SETTING

Pauline Kent – Sligo University Hospital (SUH, HSE) Sligo, Ireland

 

3. NEIGHBORHOOD CONTEXT AND OBESITY: THE MEDIATING ROLE OF MENTAL HEALTH

Dr. Shayna Cunningham – Yale School Of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA

 

4. DOES MATERNAL SUPPORT SERVE AS A RESOURCE FOR WOMEN ENTERING FERTILITY TREATMENT?

Vera Skvirsky – School of Social Work, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat- Gan, Isra

 

5. SOCIOPOLITICAL BARRIERS IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE: IMPACT ON THERAPIST AND CLIENT

Meredith A. Martyr, M.A. – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA

 

Oral Presentations – TUES – 2 – DODDER C

CHILD & ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH

1. TRAUMA AND DISSOCIATIVE PHENOMENA IN YOUNG GIRLS: PHENOMENOLOGY, CORRELATION WITH FAMILY FACTORS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERVENTION

Prakash Chandra, MD – University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mission Hills, USA

 

2. BRAZILIAN LIQUID YOUTH PREGNANCY: FROM STREET KIDS TO THEATRE ACTORS, AN ACCOUNT OF OF RE-AFFILIATION PROCESS

Professor Ligia Leite – Psychiatry Institute Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Maranhao University Center (UNICEUMA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

 

3. CLINICALTREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR DISSOCIATIVE PHENOMENA IN WOMEN AND YOUNG GIRLS: A MULTIMODAL APPROACH

Martin Maldonado-Duran, MD – University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mission Hills, USA

 

13:15 –14:15 POSTER REVIEWS & LUNCH

 

13:15 – 14:15 WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH SECTION, WORLD PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION MEETING

GAMMH Meeting – DODDER B 

14:15 – 15:15 PLENARY SESSION – KEYNOTES – CONCERT HALL 

SAOL PROJECT DRAMA 

NEW GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF DEPRESSION IN THE MENOPAUSE TRANSITION

SUSAN G. KORNSTEIN, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology, Executive Director, Institute for Women’s Health, Director of Clinical Research, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Women’s Health Richmond, Virginia, USA

 

THE NEW WPA COMPETENCY- BASED CURRICULUM FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS ON INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

DONNA E. STEWART, CM, MD, FRCPC – University Professor, Chair of Women’s Health, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Senior Scientist, Toronto; General Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

15:15 – 15:30 SESSION TRANSITION
15:30 – 17:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – TUES – 3

ISPOG Symposium – TUES – 3 – HALL 6

IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF OUR PATIENTS: OPTIMIZING INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION BETWEEN PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY

Co-Chair: Heather Rowe, Secretary General of ISPOG; Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University, Australia

Co-Chair: Sibil Tschudin, MD, PhD, President of ISPOG; Division of Social Medicine and Psychosomatics, Dep. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

 

  • MEETING WOMEN’S EMOTIONAL NEEDS IN PREGNANCY ADVICE AND ABORTION CARE: CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

Heather Rowe, BSc(Hons) PhD Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

 

  • PSYCHOSOMATIC ASPECTS IN COPING WITH FEMALE INFERTILITY AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

Professor Dov Feldberg – Helen Schneider Hospital for Women, Rabin Medical Center and Tel Aviv University School of Medicine

 

  • HOW TO INTEGRATE PERINATAL PSYCHIATRY IN THE TRAINING OF RESIDENTS IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY?

K. Marieke Paarlberg, MD PhD – Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gelre Hospitals Apeldoorn location, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands

 

  • EARLY DETECTION AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CARE OF DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM

Sibil Tschudin, MD, PhD, President of ISPOG; Division of Social Medicine and Psychosomatics, Dep. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

 

NWCI Symposium – TUES – 3 – CONCERT HALL 

THE IMPORTANCE OF GENDER SENSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: IRISH PERSPECTIVES

Chair: Ms. Jacqueline Healy – National  Women’s Council of Women of Ireland (NWCI)

 

  • ACHIEVING GENDER SENSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN IRELAND – A PARTNERSHIP APPROACH

Ms. Jacqueline Healy – National Council of Women of Ireland

 

  • A PERSON-CENTRED, COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACH TO WORKING WITH WOMEN IN TREATMENT FOR DRUG ADDICTION

Catriona Crowe and Gary Broderick – SAOL Project, Ireland

 

  • THE EXPERIENCES OF AMBIGUOUS LOSS AND GRIEF FOR TRANSGENDER WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES

Vanessa Lacey – Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) and Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland

 

  • SUPPORTED SOCIALISATION FOR PEOPLE WITH PERSISTENT MENTAL HEALTH DIFFICULTIES: THE NEEDS OF OLDER WOMEN

Dr. Ann Sheridan – School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, Ireland

 

Symposium – TUES – 3 – LANSDOWNE

PERINATAL SEVERE MENTAL HEALTH IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Chair: Professor Louise Howard, PhD MRCP MRCPsych – Section of Women’s Mental Health, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

 

  • TREATMENT PATHWAYS FOR PERINATAL SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES

Prabha S. Chandra, MD, FRCPsych – National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

Barkot Milkias MD – Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Gloria Kalolo MBBS – Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, Malawi

 

  • PRESCRIBING IN THE PERINATAL SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES

Prabha S. Chandra, MD, FRCPsych – National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

Charlotte Hanlon PhD, MRCPsych – Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and King’s College London, United Kingdom

Selena Gleadow Ware MSc, MRCPsych and Robert C. Stewart PhD, MRCPsych – Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, Malawi and University of Edinburgh, UK

 

Workshop – TUES – 3 – DODDER C

TRANSCULTURAL FRAMEWORKS IN PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH: WORKING WITH WOMEN FROM MINORITIES, ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED, REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS

Co-Chair: Prakesh Chandra – M.D. – University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

Co-Chair: Martin Maldonado-Duran MD – University of Missouri- Kansas City, USA 
  • WORKING WITH SPANISH-SPEAKING IMMIGRANT LATINA MOTHERS IN A PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES

Maria Ximena Maldonado-Morales, LMSW, MPH – Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA

 

  • WORKING WITH LOW-INCOME AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE INNER CITY DURING THE PERINATAL PERIOD

Prakash Chandra, M.D. – University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

 

  • MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS WITH REFUGEE WOMEN IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD IN AN URBAN GENERAL HOSPITAL

Martin Maldonado-Duran MD – University of Missouri- Kansas City, USA

 

Oral Presentations – TUES – 3 – DODDER B

 PROSTITUTION / SUBSTANCE ABUSE

 

1. DESIGNING AND DELIVERING AN EFFECTIVE MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE TO VICTIMS OF COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION – A SPECIALIZED NGO MODEL OF WORK

Sarah Benson – Ruhama, Dublin, Ireland

 

2. 15 YEARS AFTER ADOPTION OF THE LEGALIZATION OF PROSTITUTION IN GERMANY, EVALUATING THE IMPACT ON AND THE CONSEQUENCES FOR WOMEN´S MENTAL HEALTH

Dr. Ingeborg Kraus – DGTD, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Trauma und Dissoziation. (German society for Trauma and Dissociation), Germany

 

3. CONSENT DOES NOT OBVIATE HARM: THE MENTAL HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF PROSTITUTION SEX

Dr. Monica O’Connor – University College Dublin, Bray, Wicklow, Ireland

 

4. REDUCE THE USE: DESIGNED FOR WOMEN, USED BY ALL

Gary Broderick – Saol Project, Dublin, Ireland

 

5. PREGNANCY AND ADDICTION CONSEQUENCES IN THE CHILD, EPIGENETIC FACTORS

Dr. Elvia Velásquez – Latinoam Association on Addictionology ALAD; Latinamerican Psychiatric Association APAL Section on addictions and DD; Dual Disorders Zone Representative WADD, Medellin, Colombia

 

6. WOMEN AND ADDICTION: EMPOWERMENT AND CHANGE THROUGH FAMILY PLANNING

Beth Meyer-Frank, RNP, JD – Planning to Flourish, Ventura, California, USA

17:00 – 17:30 COFFEE BREAK – POSTERS

 

17:30 – 19:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – TUES – 4

Symposium – TUES – 4 – CONCERT HALL

MENTAL HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION/CUTTING FROM GRASSROOTS ACTIVISTS AND PUBLIC AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

Chair: Jaha Dukureh – Safe Hands for Girls, Atlanta, Georgia

 

  • GRASSROOTS AND COMMUNITY-LED EFFORTS TO END FGM/C

Domtila Chesang – Kepsteno Rotwo (Abandon the Knife)

 

  • TACKLING FGM/C FROM A PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVE

Dr. Comfort Momoh, MBE – Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

 

  • THE INVISIBLE SCARS OF FGM/C

Leyla Hussein – Psychotherapy, Private Practice and the Dahlia Project

 

  • FRESH APPROACHES TOWARDS HEALING FROM FGM/C

Joanna Vergoth, LCSW and NCPysA – FORMA

 

Symposium – TUES – 4 – HALL 6

PREVALENCE AND IDENTIFICATION OF MENTAL DISORDERS DURING PREGNANCY

Chair: Professor Louise Howard, PhD MRCP MRCPsych – Section of Women’s Mental Health, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY COMPARING THE WHOOLEY QUESTIONS AND EDINBURGH POSTNATAL DEPRESSION SCALE AGAINST A DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT IN IDENTIFYING DEPRESSION IN PREGNANCY

Dr. Kylee Trevillion – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • IDENTIFYING ANXIETY SYMPTOMS DURING PREGNANCY: COMPARING GAD-2 QUESTIONS AGAINST THE DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT

Selina Nath – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • THE PREVALENCE OF COMMON MENTAL DISORDERS IN EARLY PREGNANCY

Prof. Louise M. Howard – on behalf of the WENDY team Health Services and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, King’s College London,, United Kingdom

 

  • EATING DISORDERS IN PREGNANCY: PREVALENCE, COMORBIDITY AND DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGES

Amanda Bye – Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom

 

Symposium – TUES – 4 – DODDER B

PTSD FROM THE INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

Chair: Silvia L. Gaviria, MD – Director of Department of Psychiatry Universidad CES. Medellin, Colombia

 

  • PTSD AMONG LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN. A VIEW FROM A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Silvia L. Gaviria, MD – Director of Department of Psychiatry, Univesidad CES, Medellin. Colombia

 

  • WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH AFTER MAJOR TRAUMA – COMMUNITY STUDY

D. Lecic Tosevski – Institute of Mental Health, Belgrade, Serbia; School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia; Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

 

  • PTSD IN WOMEN FROM EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION

Unaiza Niaz Niaz MD,DPM,FRCPsych – Honorary Member WPA; Chair, Women’s Mental Health WFMH; Member Advisory Council, IAWMH, Pakistan

 

  • RISK FACTORS AND MENTAL HEALTH IN FEMALE POPULATIONS EXPOSED TO TRAUMATIC EVENTS IN SOUTH LEBANON

Laila F. Farhood, Ph.D., CS, RN – Professor, American University of Beirut

 

Symposium – TUES – 4 – LANSDOWNE

STRESS AND DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY: EFFECTS ON THE PHYSIOLOGY OF PREGNANCY AND BABY STRESS RESPONSES

Chair: Professor Veronica O’Keane, MD – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

  • HIGH RATES OF ANTE-NATAL DEPRESSION IN A POPULATION SAMPLE IN IRELAND, AS MEASURED BY THE EPDS: IMPLICATION FOR REPRODUCTIVE AND PSYCHIATRY SERVICES

Clara Mai FitzSimons – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

  • MATERNAL DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY: AN EARLY LIFE STRESSOR FOR THE FETUS?

Chai Jairaj – Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

  • DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY AND CHILDHOOD TRAUMA IN MOTHERS: EFFECTS ON THE EPIGENETIC SIGNATURE OF THEIR BABIES

Chloe Farrell – Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

  • EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS AMONG PREGNANCY-SPECIFIC STRESS AND FETAL AND NEONATAL OUTCOMES IN SMALL FOR GESTATIONAL AGE PREGNANCY

Terri A. Levine – School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 

Oral Presentations – TUES – 4 – DODDER C

PARENTING

1. INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR CREATING A HOLDING ATTUNED ENVIRONMENT FOR STRENGTHENING THE MOTHER-CHILD RELATIONSHIP OF HIGH-RISK FAMILIES FOR PROMOTING CHILDREN’S OPTIMAL DEVELOPMENT

Limor Avigad-Spitz & Dr. Hadar Behrendt – Gefen Parent-child Center In Jaffa Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

2. LIFE SATISFACTION AMONG MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN – THE ROLE OF MOTHERS PERSONALITY VARIABLES, CHILD’S TEMPERAMENT AND MARITAL QUALITY – DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MOTHERS OF YOUNG AND OLDER CHILDREN

Dr. Shirley Ben Shlomo – Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

 

3. WHEN IS PARENTING GOOD ENOUGH?

Professor Anne Buist – University of Melbourne, Australia

 

4. EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF A PARENTING INFORMATION KIT ON MATERNAL EMOTIONAL WELLBEING AND HEALTH-SEEKING BEHAVIOUR: A CLUSTER RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Dr. Touran Shafiel – La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

 

5. PREGNANCY AND MOTHERHOOD IN PRISON: EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN IN THE ENGLISH PRISON SYSTEM, MENTAL HEALTH AND INITIAL OUTCOMES

Rachel Dolan – University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

 

6. MATERNAL DISSOCIATIVE EXPERIENCES IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD AND THEIR EFFECT ON THE EMOTIONAL LIFE AND BEHAVIOR OF THE INFANT

Kenia Gomez – University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

EVENING National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI): An Evening in Dublin City Hall

Wednesday 8th March 2017

8:00 – 9:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – WED – 1

Workshop – WED – 1 – HALL 6 

WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ARAB WORLD

Co-Chair: Josyan Madi-Skaff, M.D. – Head of Psychiatry Department – The Lebanese Hospital – Geitawi, Beirut, Lebanon

Co-Chair: Donna Stewart, CM, MD, FRC – Professor at University of Toronto, Inaugural Chair of Women’s Health, Toronto – Canada

 

  • TRAUMA TYPES, PTSD SYMPTOM CLUSTERS, AND GENDER

Laila F. Farhood, PhD, MSN, CS, RN – Professor, Psychiatry-Mental Health Nursing, Hariri School of Nursing, Clinical Associate Psychiatry Department, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut – Lebanon

 

  • ARAB WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH : A GULF CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL PERSPECTIVE

Dr. Suhaila Ghuloum, FRCPsych – Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Asst. Prof. Weill Cornell Medicine, Doha, Qatar

 

  • POLITICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL REVOLUTIONS: WOMEN FROM CAIRO BETWEEN 2011 AND 2015

Josyan Madi-Skaff, M.D

 

SYMPOSIUM – WED – 1 – LANSDOWNE

TRAVELLER WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH IN FOCUS: FINDINGS OF THE ALL IRELAND TRAVELLER HEALTH STUDY

Ronnie Fay, Lynsey Kavanagh and Aoife Mallon – Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre & Maynooth University, Ireland

Chair – Lynsey Kavanagh – Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre & Maynooth University

Presenting Authors – Mary-Brigid Collins and Missie Collins

 

TRAVELLER WOMEN AND MENTAL HEALTH: KEY ISSUES AND CONSIDERATIONS

Maria Joyce – National Traveller Women’s Forum

 

REALISING ROMA WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN IRELAND: REFLECTIONS ON THE NATIONAL ROMA NEEDS ASSESMENT

Gabi Muntean – Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre

 

PROJECTOS ROMANO: A STUDY OF ROMA COMMUNITIES IN BALBRIGGAN

Dr. Marianna Prontera – Cairde

 

Oral Presentations – WED – 1 – DODDER B

ISSUES IN WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH

1. “A WAY TO GET AT WOMEN”: POLICING GENITAL AESTHETICS

Dr. Maggie Kirkman – Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

 

2. PREDICTING MOTHERS’ LONG-TERM PERSONAL GROWTH: THE CONTRIBUTION OF PRE-TERM DELIVERY, OPTIMISM, AND INITIAL PERSONAL GROWTH

Prof. Orit Taubman – Ben-Ari, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

 

3. DOUBLE-BLIND RANDOMISED INVESTIGATION OF TIBOLONE ALONE OR IN ADJUNCT TO STANDARD ANTIDEPRESSANT TREATMENT FOR DEPRESSION IN PERI- MENOPAUSAL WOMEN

Dr. Natalie Thomas – Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

 

4. STUDY OF GENDER SENSITIVE APPROACH TO THE PROTECTION AND ASSISTANCE OF TRAFFICKED PERSONS, WITH A FOCUS ON SEXUALLY EXPLOITED WOMEN

Ms. Nusha Yonkova- Immigrant Council of Ireland

 

Oral Presentations – WED 1 – DODDER C

ISSUES AFFECTING WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH IN IRELAND 

 

1. ENSURING ACCESS TO ABORTION SERVICES IN LINE WITH STATE OBLIGATIONS TO RESPECT, PROTECT AND FULFIL THE RIGHT TO THE HIGHEST ATTAINABLE STANDARD OF MENTAL HEALTH

Grace Wilentz – Amnesty International Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

 

2. MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF WOMEN LIVING IN IRELAND WHO IDENTIFY AS LESBIAN / GAY

Agnes Higgins – Professor in Mental Health at the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

3. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF DISEMBODIED PREGNANCY

Dr Julie Rodgers – French Studies, Maynooth University, Ireland

 

4. EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND MENTAL HEALTH OUTCOMES OF MIGRANT WOMEN IN IRELAND

Pablo Rojas Coppari – Migrant Rights Centre, Dublin, Ireland

9:15 – 9:30 SESSION TRANSITION
9:30 – 11:15 PLENARY SESSION – KEYNOTES – CONCERT HALL 

Welcome and Chair: ORLA O CONNOR – National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) &  DR SIMON MCCARTHY – JONES PhD – Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 

 

READING: BY MARIAN KEYES, IRISH AUTHOR 

 

“CHALLENGES AND OBSTACLES ON THE WAY TO REALIZATION OF THE RIGHT TO MENTAL HEALTH”

DR. DAINIUS PURAS – UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Public Mental Health, Vilnius University, Lithuania

 

“IT TAKES A VILLAGE AND A GENERATION: GENES AND OPPRESSION”

PROFESSOR VERONICA O KEANE 

 

“UNBEARABLE DISTRESS”: ABORTION IN IRELAND IN THE 21ST CENTURY AND THE MENTAL HEALTH OF THE NATION

AILBHE SMYTH – Convenor, Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment, Former Head of Women’s Studies UCD

 

DUBLIN DECLARATION FROM HELEN HERRMAN AND JAYASHRI KULKARNI

 

POETRY RECITAL: PAULA MEEHAN

11:15 – 11:45 COFFEE BREAK – POSTERS
11:45 – 13:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – WED – 2

Symposium – WED – 2 – HALL 6

ABORTION AND MENTAL HEALTH IN IRELAND

Chair: Dr Sinead Kennedy – Lecturer in English, Theatre and Media Studies, Maynooth University, Ireland. Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment Ireland / Action for Choice Ireland

 

  • ABORTION AND MENTAL HEALTH: A WOMMAN’S PERSPECTIVE

Dr Siobhan Donohue – Termination for Medical Reasons Ireland, Ireland

 

  • ABORTION IN IRELAND: POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES

Dr Sinead Kennedy

 

  • WOMEN CONCEALING PREGNANCY

Dr. Catherine Conlon – Asst Prof Social Policy, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

  • THE ROLE OF THE PSYCHIATRIST IN ASSESSING SUICIDALITY IN PREGNANT WOMEN WHO APPLY FOR AN ABORTION

Dr. Mary Favier – General Practitioner, Cork, Ireland

 

Symposium – WED – 2 – CONCERT HALL:

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: FROM RESEARCH TO POLICY AND ACTION ACROSS THE CONTINENTS

Chair: Prof. Donna E. Stewart, CM, MD, FRCPC – University Health Network Centre for Mental Health, University of Toronto, Canada

 

  • ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRIST (RANZCP) SUBMISSION TO’ ROYAL COMMISSION INTO FAMILY VIOLENCE’ IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA AND ITS IMPACT ON POLICY

Dr Manjula O’Connor – Chair RANZCP Family Violence Working Group

 

  • RESEARCH, POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSES TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV)

Prof Donna E. Stewart, CM, MD, FRCPC

 

  • HOW TO OPTIMISE THE HEALTH SERVICE RESPONSE TO VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING: FROM RESEARCH TO POLICY

Professor Louise Howard, PhD MRCP MRCPsych – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • ANTI-DOWRY LEGISLATION IN AUSTRALIA: ACTION RESEARCH TO SOCIAL ACTIVISM TO POLICY CHANGE

Dr Manjula O’Connor – Hon Senior Fellow, The University of Melbourne and Executive Director Australasian Centre for Human Rights and Health.

 

Symposium – WED – 2 – LANSDOWNE

UNANTICIPATED REPRODUCTIVE EVENTS AND WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH

Chair: Professor Jane Fisher, PhD, MAPS – Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia

 

  • UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND SEXUAL COERCION: SURVEY RESULTS FROM UNDERSTANDING FERTILITY MANAGEMENT IN CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIA

Heather Rowe – Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia

 

  • SUBJECTIVE MEANINGS OF UNINTENDED PREGNANCY: INTERVIEWS FROM UNDERSTANDING FERTILITY MANAGEMENT IN CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIA

Maggie Kirkman – Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia

 

  • WOMEN’S WELLBEING AND THE STORAGE OF REPRODUCTIVE MATERIAL FOR MEDICAL REASONS

Professor Jane Fisher

 

  • WOMEN’S EXPERIENCE OF FREEZING EGGS FOR NON-MEDICAL REASONS

Maggie Kirkman

 

Symposium – WED – 2 – DODDER B:

BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF PERINATAL DEPRESSION WITH FOCUS ON THE HPA AXIS, STEROID HORMONES, INFLAMMATION MARKERS AND EXPLORATORY METABOLOMICS

Chair: Alkistis Skalkidou – Dept of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden

 

  • PERIPARTUM EVENING SALIVARY CORTISOL AND MID-PREGNANCY CORTIOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE LEVELS IN ASSOCIATION WITH PERIPARTUM DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS

Alkistis Skalkidou

 

  • MATERNAL CORTISONE TO CORTISOL RATIO, TESTOSTERONE AND ALLOPREGNANOLONE LEVELS AND PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY DURING PREGNANCY

Prof. Janet Cunningham – Uppsala University, Sweden 

 

  • INFLAMMATORY MARKERS IN PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Inger Sundstrom – Proomaa – Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden 

 

  • DEPRESSION IN LATE PREGNANCY: EXPLORATORY METABOLOMICS ANALYSES IN PLASMA 

Alkistis Skalkidou

 

 Workshop – WED – 2 – DODDER C

“THE DOCTOR, HIS/HER PATIENT AND THE ILLNESS” – A BALINT GROUP AT WORK

Dr. Vivian Pramataroff-Hamburger – Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

13:15 – 14:15 POSTER REVIEWS & LUNCH
14:15 – 15:15 PLENARY SESSION – KEYNOTES – CONCERT HALL 

 

USING TECHNOLOGY FOR WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH IN HARD TO REACH POPULATIONS

PRABHA S. CHANDRA, MD, FRCPSYCH – Professor of Psychiatry and Consultant, Perinatal Psychiatry Service, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

 

TRAUMA IN RELATIONSHIP AND RECOVERY THROUGH RELATIONSHIP: PROVIDING A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE FOR WOMEN RECOVERING FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE

FELICITY KENNEDY – (Clinical Supervision), MA, BA (Psych.), Dip. Psychotherapy;  Trinity College, Dublin and The Women’s Therapy Centre, Ireland

 

15:15 – 15:30 SESSION TRANSITION
15:30 – 17:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – WED – 3

Symposium – WED – 3 – CONCERT HALL  

THE WAR ON WOMEN CONTINUES

Chair: Gail Erlick Robinson MD. FRCPC, O.Ont. – University of Toronto, Canada

 

  • IS THERE A WAR ON WOMEN?

Carol Nadelson MD – Harvard University, Boston, USA

 

  • ABORTION: WHAT WE KNOW AND WHY IT MATTERS

Nada Stotland, MD, MPH – Rush University, Chicago, USA

 

  • WHEN CHOICE IS BEST FOR ALL

Dr. Gisèle Apter, MD, PhD – Université Denis Diderot Paris 7, France

 

  • MATERNAL-FETAL CONFLICT: AN ARTIFICIAL CONSTRUCT

Gail Erlick Robinson MD. FRCPC, O.Ont.

 

Symposium – WED – 3 – HALL 6 

NEW FINDINGS FROM UK STUDIES ON SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Chair: Kylee Trevillion- King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • UNDERSTANDING THE MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS OF SURVIVORS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Professor Louise Howard, PhD MRCP MRCPsych – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • PSYCHOLOGICAL ADVOCACY TOWARDS HEALING (PATH): A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF A PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICE SETTING

Maggie Evans – School of Social & Community Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

 

  • CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN DEPRESSION AT FOLLOW UP AMONG WOMEN RECEIVING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE (DVA) ADVOCACY WITHIN THE PATH TRIAL

Karen Bailey – King’s College London, United Kingdom 

 

  • WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES OF A TRIAL OF A SPECIALIST PSYCHOLOGICAL ADVOCACY INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH FOLLOWING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR ABUSE (DVA): A NESTED QUALITATIVE STUDY

Maggie Evans – School of Social & Community Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

 

Symposium – WED – 3 – DODDER B 

RECOVERY THROUGH RELATIONSHIP: RESEARCH FROM WOMEN’S THERAPY CENTRE, IRELAND (2007 TO 2014) SUPPORTING WOMEN’S RIGHT TO DEDICATED MENTAL HEALTH SCIENCE

Chair: Felicity Kennedy, (Clinical Supervision), MA, BA, (Psych) Dip. Psychotherapy; Trinity College Dublin and The Women’s Therapy Centre, Ireland

 

  • THE THERAPEUTIC JOURNEY: HELPFUL AND UNHELPFUL EXPERIENCES OF PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR WOMEN WITH A HISTORY OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE (CSA), WHO LATER QUALIFIED AS PSYCHOTHERAPISTS 

Anne O’Connor – Dublin City University and Turning Point Institute

 

  • THE THERAPEUTIC JOURNEY: HELPFUL AND UNHELPFUL EXPERIENCES OF FEMALE SURVIVORS OF INTERPERSONAL TRAUMA

Dr Maria Leahy – Counselling Psychologist, Trinity College Dublin, and The Women’s Therapy Centre, Dublin Ireland. 

 

  • AN EVALUATION OF THERAPEUTIC OUTCOMES FOR CLIENTS ATTENDING THE WOMEN’S THERAPY CENTRE (WTC) USING THE CORE QUESTIONNAIRE (CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN ROUTINE EVALUATION) 

Tina Maguire – Counselling Psychologist, The Women’s Therapy Centre, Ireland 

 

  • RELATIONAL SUPERVISION TO SUPPORT PRACTITIONERS’ CLINICAL WORK WITH WOMEN VICTIMS OF INTERPERSONAL ABUSE

Felicity Kennedy

17:00 – 17:30 COFFEE BREAK – POSTERS
17:30 – 19:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – WED – 4

Symposium – WED – 4– CONCERT HALL

WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

Co -Chair: Josyan Madi-Skaff, M.D. – Head of Psychiatry Department, The Lebanese Hospital -Geitawi, Beirut, Lebanon

Co-Chair: Marta Rondon, M.D. MSc – Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

 

  • DIGNITY AND WMH IN FERTILITY CLINICS

Josyan Madi-Skaff, M.D

 

  • FETAL PERSONHOOD: PREGNANCY AND THE LOSS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Nada Stotland, M.D. – Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush Medical College, Chicago – USA

 

  • IPV IN PERINATAL CLINICS: INTERVENTIONS IN THE REAL WORLD

Marta Rondon, M.D. MSc

 

  • RECOVERY-ORIENTATION & PEER SUPPORT FOR MOTHERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

Michaela Amering, M.D.- Univ.Prof – Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Medical University of Vienna, Vienna – Austria

 

Symposium – WED – 4– HALL 6

NEW INSIGHTS ON INTER-INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN SYMPTOMS OF MATERNAL ANTENATAL ANXIETY/DEPRESSION AND ASSOCIATED ADVERSE CHILD OUTCOMES: RELEVANCE FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

Chair: Dr Kieran J. O’Donnell – McGill University

 

  • PRENATAL STRESS AND PLACENTAL FUNCTION; THE IMPORTANCE OF ETHNIC DIFFERENCES

Vivette Glover, MA, PhD, DSc – Professor, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

 

  • MATERNAL TRAUMA HISTORY: EFFECTS ON THE PREGNANCY AND THE CHILD

Thomas G O’Connor – University of Rochester Medical Center, USA

 

  • BRAIN STRUCTURAL ALTERATIONS IN NEWBORNS OF MOTHERS EXPOSED TO CHILDHOOD TRAUMA

Claudia Buss – Department of Medical Psychology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany and Development, Health and Disease Research Program, University of California Irvine, USA

 

  • EPIGENETICS AND THE EARLY CARE ENVIRONMENT: THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF SUSCEPTIBILITY AND RESILIENCE TO EARLY LIFE ADVERSITY AND RELEVANCE FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

Dr Kieran J. O’Donnell

 

Symposium – WED – 4– LANSDOWNE

PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH IN PREGNANCY AND INFANT OUTCOMES

Chair: Dr Abigail Easter – Implementation Science, Health Services & Population research, Kings College London, United Kingdom

 

  • EXTENT, NATURE AND CORRELATES OF NEONATAL MORBIDITY AMONG PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS: A LINKED ELECTRONIC HEALTHCARE DATABASE STUDY

Dr Hind Khalifeh – Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Kings College London, United Kingdom

 

  • RELAPSE OF SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD: A HISTORICAL COHORT STUDY USING CLINICAL RECORDS

Clare Taylor – Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Kings College London, United Kingdom

 

  • PERINATAL HYPOTHALAMIC-PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS REGULATION AMONG WOMEN WITH EATING DISORDERS AND THEIR INFANTS

Dr Abigail Easter

 

  • ANTENATAL DEPRESSION, ADHERENCE AND OUTCOMES IN THE UPBEAT RCT OF A LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION FOR OBESE PREGNANT WOMEN

Dr Emma Molyneaux – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

Oral Presentations – WED – 4– DODDER B

TRAUMA, VIOLENCE & ABUSE

1. FAMILY VIOLENCE, MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH AND CHILD OUTCOMES IN AN AUSTRALIAN PREGNANCY COHORT STUDY

Dr. Deirdre Gartland – Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia

 

2. THE CONTINUING TRAUMA OF ‘HISTORIC’ INSTITUTIONAL ABUSE: SEEKING REDRESS FOR SURVIVORS OF IRELAND’S MAGDALENE LAUNDRIES

Maeve O’Rourke – Justice For Magdalenes Research, Dublin, Ireland

 

3. WOMEN LIVING IN A CHRONICALLY-TRAUMATIC ENVIRONMENT: PTSD AND DEPRESSION IN A LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF INNER-CITY DETROIT RESIDENTS

Dr Danny Horesh – Bar-Ilan University, Department of Psychology; NYU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Ramat-Gan, Israel

20:00 – 23:00 CONGRESS RECEPTION IN TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

Thursday 9th March 2017

8:00 – 9:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – THURS – 1 

Workshop – THURS – 1–DODDER C

CHANGING A WOMAN’S LIFE COURSE ALONG THE PATH TO RESILIENCY: THE ROLE OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT GROUPS

Chair & Presenter: Maria Lourdes F. Reyes, MD, MPH – PCI, United States and Border Programs

 

Workshop – THURS – 1–LANSDOWNE

MENTORING FOR WOMEN ACADEMIC PSYCHIATRISTS

Chair & Presenter: Suvercha Pasricha – Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, CAMH, Canada

 

Workshop – THURS – 1–DODDER B

 MOTHERS & MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS: REARING CHILDREN WITH VULNERABILITIES AND HEARING THE VOICE OF YOUNG WOMEN WITH THE RARE GENETIC DISORDER 22Q11.2DS

Chair: Professor Fiona McNicholas, MD, FRCPsych, Dip Clin Psychother Department of Child Psychiatry, Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, Lucena Clinic Rathgar, Geary Institute and University College Dublin, Ireland

 

  • PRETERM INFANT AND MOTHER ATTACHMENT AND MENTAL HEALTH

Dr. Aoife Twohig. MB MRCPsych – Institution: National Children’s Research Centre, The National Maternity Hospital, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland

 

  • ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE IN FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH 22Q11.2 DELETION SYNDROME

Ms. Maria Caples – University College Cork, Ireland

 

  • WHAT YOUNG WOMEN THEMSELVES SAY ABOUT THE LIFESPAN MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES AND EXPERIENCES OF LIVING WITH THE GENETIC DISORDER 22Q11.2 DELETION SYNDROME

Lorna Kerin (BA, H.Dip, MCAT) – Love Knowledge Consultancy; School of Medicine, UCD; School of Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

  • MOTHERS’ ACCOUNTS OF PARENTING A CHILD WITH 22Q11.2 DS, AND CONSIDERING THEIR MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS

Professor Fiona McNicholas, MD, FRCPsych, Dip Clin Psychother

 

Oral Presentations – THURS – 1–HALL 6

PREGNANCY AND BIRTH

1. PSYCHIATRIC SEQUELAE AND MENTAL HEALTH AFTERCARE EXPERIENCES IN WOMEN WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED A LIFE-THREATENING STRESSOR IN PREGNANCY AND THOSE WITH UNCOMPLICATED PREGNANCIES: AN EXPLORATIVE-DESCRIPTIVE STUDY

Dr. Nadira Khamker – Department of Psychiatry, University Of Pretoria, South Africa

 

2. WHAT IS THE PREVALENCE OF TOCOPHOBIA IN AN IRISH COHORT OF PREGNANT WOMEN? RESULTS FROM THE EXPRESS STUDY AT CORK UNIVERSITY MATERNITY HOSPITAL (CUMH), EXPLORING WOMEN’S PERCEPTIONS AND FEELINGS SURROUNDING CHILDBIRTH

Maeve O Connell – Irish Centre For Fetal And Neonatal Translational Research, Cork, Ireland

 

3. PSYCHOSOCIAL PREDICTORS OF PRENATAL ANXIETY: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN JAPANESE PSYCHIATRIC OUTPATIENTS

Tetsufumi Suda – Department of Psychiatry, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa-City, Saitama, Namiki, Japan

 

4. DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS, PAIN, AND SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION OVER THE FIRST YEAR FOLLOWING VAGINAL OR CESAREAN DELIVERY: A PROSPECTIVE LONGITUDINAL STUDY

Professor Shiow-ru Chang – National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

 

5. GESTATIONAL WEIGHT GAIN AND SYMPTOMS OF EATING DISORDERS IN BREASTFEEDING WOMEN

Francesca Volpe – Policlinico Abano Terme, Italy, Padova, Italy

 

Oral Presentations – THURS – 1–CONCERT HALL

TRAUMA, IMMIGRANTS & REFUGEES

 

1. NEEDS OF REFUGEE WOMEN

Professor Unaiza Niaz – Dow University of Health Sciences KARACHI Defense Housing Authority, Karachi, Pakistan

 

2. THE INFLUX THREATEN LONG STAY WOMEN REFUGEE AT KIRYANDONGO REFUGEE SETTLEMENT IN UGANDA

Associate Professor Tamaki Hatano – St. Mary’s College, Kurume City Japan

 

3. POVERTY CAUSING MENTAL ILLNESS

Mwambu Margaret Jane – Jajaz in Christ, Kampala Uganda

 

4. UNDERSTANDING THE TRAUMA RECOVERY JOURNEY: AN INTERNATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY OF HELP SEEKING

Dr. Denise Saint Arnault – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

 

5. THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN TERRORIST ATTACKS AND THE HUMAN LIVE BIRTH SEX RATIO DURING THE EARLY 21ST CENTURY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Dr. Gwinyai Masukume – Irish Centre For Fetal And Neonatal Translational Research (infant), Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland

9:15 – 9:45 COFFEE BREAK
9:45 – 11:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – THURS – 2

WAIMH Symposium – THURS – 2–CONCERT HALL

MOTHERHOOD, RESILIENCE AND VULNERABILITY

Chair: Miri Keren, M.D. – Assistant Professor Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University Sackler school of Medicine, Geha Infant Mental Health Unit Director, Past WAIMH President, Israel

 

  • STRESS AND TRAUMAS DURING PREGNANCY: THEIR IMPACT ON THE FETUS AND THE CHILD

Miri Keren, M.D.

 

  • SIGNS OF “ANGELS IN THE NURSERY”: MOMENTS OF SHARED PLEASURE IN MOTHER- INFANT INTERACTION

Kaija Puura – Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Tampere, Department of Child Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Finland

 

  • PROMOTING RESILIENCE IN MOTHERS AND INFANTS AT BY WAY OF A NATIONAL PROGRAM

Palvi Kaukonen, M.D. – Child Psychiatrist, Department of Child Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Consulting Officer, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland, Executive Director, WAIMH

  • AN EXPLORATION OF THE PROCESS OF CHANGE WITHIN PARENTS-TO-BE TAKING PART IN A SIX-WEEK TRANSITION TO PARENTHOOD GROUP IN AN AREA OF HIGH SOCIAL DEPRIVATION

Catherine Maguire – Young Knocknaheeny Area Based Childhood Programme Cork, Ireland

 

Symposium THURS – 2 –  HALL 6

ADDRESSING VULNERABILITY: ASPECTS OF GENDER SENSITIVE MEDICINE IN MENTAL HEALTH 

Chair: Rutger Van Gaag – radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Professor of Psychiatry (Child & Adolescent) Radboudumc Nijmegen the Netherlands, Vice-President standing committe of European Medical Doctors – Council World Medical Association 

 

  • GENDER, MORBIDITY AND COMORBIDITY: GENDER ASPECTS OF WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH 

Patricia J.M. van Wijngaarden – Cremers, MD, PhD – Expert Consultant psychiatrist COS: Centre of Developmental Disorders, Dimence Mental Health Province of Overijissel, The Netherlands; Senior researcher University Medical Centre Nijmegen St Radbound on Developmental Psychopathology and Gender. 

 

  • TEEN PREGNANCY AND VIOLENCE 

Silvia L. Gaviria MD – Chief of Department of Psychiatry, CES University, Medellin, Colombia

 

  • DEPRESSION DURING PERI-MENOPAUSE: WHAT WE MUST NOT FORGET

Marina Diaz-Marsa – Professor Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid Spain

 

  • GENDERSPECIFIC MEDICINE: RAISING AWARENESS FOR INTEGRATING SOMATIC AND PSYCHIATRIC MEDECINE

Rutger Jan van Gaag

 

Symposium – THURS – 2–LANSDOWNE

EMERGING RESEARCH AND TREATMENT OPTIONS IN WOMEN WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

Chair: Deanna L. Kelly, PharmD., BCPP – Professor of Psychiatry, Director Treatment Research Program, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA

 

  • RALOXIFENE AS AN ADJUNCTIVE TREATMENT FOR POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

Judith Usall, MD, PhD – Research Psychiatrist, Coordinator of the Severe Mental Disorders Group of the Research and Development Unit, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, University of Barcelona, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Spain

 

  • DOPAMINE PARTIAL AGONIST ARIPIPRAZOLE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SYMPTOMATIC ELEVATED PROLACTIN: RESULTS OF THE DAAMSEL STUDY IN WOMEN WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

Deanna L. Kelly, PharmD., BCPP

 

  • BEHAVIORAL AND PHARMACOLOGIC TREATMENTS FOR ANTIPSYCHOTIC-ASSOCIATED WEIGHT GAIN IN WOMEN WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

Rohan Ganguli, MD – Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Professor of Psychiatry & Public Health, University of Toronto, Affiliate Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada

 

  • ESTRADIOL AND ESTROGEN MODULATION IN PREMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

Jayashri Kulkarni, MD, PhD – Professor of Psychiatry.Director, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

 

Symposium – THURS – 2 – DODDER B

TREATMENT RESISTANCE IN PERINATAL DEPRESSION: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES

Chair: Katherine E. Williams, M.D. – Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA, USA

 

  • FACTORS IN IMPROVING TREATMENT RESPONSE AND HEALTH OUTCOMES IN PRENATAL CARE SETTINGS

Heather A. Flynn – Florida State University College of Medicine, USA

 

  • CIRCADIAN DYSREGULATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Katherine M. Sharkey – Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA; Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA; Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

 

  • MISSED BIPOLARITY AND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Verinder Sharma – Western University, Ontario, Canada

 

  • TREATMENT OF SEVERE PERI-NATAL MOOD AND PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS ON A SPECILIZED PERINATAL PSYCHIATRY INPATIENT UNIT IN THE UNITED STATES

Samantha Meltzer-Brody – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

 

Oral Presentations – THURS – 2–DODDER C

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH

1. EMOTIONAL REGULATION DIFFICULTIES AND PREMENSTRUAL SYMPTOMS AMONG ISRAELI STUDENTS

Dr. Inbal Reuveni – Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

 

2. INFLUENCE OF QUALITY OF MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERY ON THE MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSEQUENT HEALTH SEEKING BEHAVIOURS OF PERINATAL WOMEN IN RURAL UGANDA – A QUALITATIVE EXPLORATION

Nandini Sarkar – Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

 

3. AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY ON DEPRESSION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV IN NIGERIA

Adeyinka Ishola – School of Nursing, University of Western Cape, Bellville, Capetown, South Africa

 

4. NURSE LED MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTION FOR WOMEN WITH HIV AND DEPRESSION: FEASIBILITY OF A NOVEL APPROACH USED IN THE MAHILA TRIAL

 Dr. Geetha Desai – NIMHANS, Bangalore, India 

11:15 – 11:30 SESSION TRANSITION
11:30 – 12:30 PLENARY SESSION – KEYNOTES – CONCERT HALL

 

ELENA LEVIN “Bernadette Greevy, Irish Lyrical Singer”

 

WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH IS ESSENTIAL FOR SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT 

DR VERONICA FIOL – Prof. Adj. Clinica Ginecotologica A faculta de Medicina

 

IDENTIFYING AND PREVENTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

PROF LOUISE HOWARD PhD MRCP MRCPsych Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom

12:30 – 14:00 POSTER REVIEWS & LUNCH

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA – LUNCH

IAWMH MEMBERSHIP MEETING

 14:00 – 15:30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – THURS – 3

MARCE Society Symposium – THURS – 3–CONCERT HALL

NEW EVIDENCE ABOUT PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG WOMEN

Chair: Vivette Glover, MA, PhD, DSc – Professor, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

 

  • A NEW WAY OF THINKING ABOUT PREVENTION OF POSTNATAL COMMON MENTAL DISORDERS AMONG PRIMIPAROUS WOMEN: CRCT OF A GENDER-INFORMED PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR COUPLES

Professor Jane Fisher, PhD, MAPS – Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia

 

  • A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL TO EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF TELEPHONE-BASED INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY BY NURSES FOR THE TREATMENT OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Cindy-Lee Dennis, PhD – Professor and Canada Research Chair in Perinatal Community Health, University of Toronto, Women’s Health Research Chair, St. Michael’s Hospital, Canada

 

  • A TWO-SITE RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF SERTRALINE, PLACEBO, AND INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Michael W. O’Hara, PhD – University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

 

  • INNOVATING IN PERINATAL PSYCHIATRY: THINK THE FATHER

Florence Gressier – Inserm UMR 1178, Univ Paris Sud, Department of Psychiatry, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire de Bicêtre. Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France

 

Symposium – THURS – 3–LANSDOWNE

VULNERABILITY AND INTERVENTION IN POSTPARTUM PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

Co-Chair: Natalie L. Rasgon, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-Chair: Thalia K. Robakis, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

  • LARGE SCALE ANALYSIS OF GENETIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL INTERACTIONS IN RISK FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Samantha Meltzer-Brody, M.D., MPH – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

 

  • ATTACHMENT INSECURITY AND DNA METHYLATION IN RISK FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Thalia K. Robakis, M.D., Ph.D – Stanford University, USA

 

  • IMMUNE MECHANISMS IN POSTPARTUM MANIA AND PSYCHOSIS

Esther M. Knijff, MD, PhD – Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

  • A NOVEL INTERVENTION FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Elizabeth Werner – Columbia University, USA

 

Symposium – THURS – 3–HALL 6

PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION USE DURING PREGNANCY

Chair: Dr Caroline Gurvich Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc), Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

 

  • DATA FROM THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATION IN PREGNANCY (NRAMP)

Jayashri Kulkarni, MD, PhD – Professor of Psychiatry.Director, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

 

  • INFANT OUTCOMES FOLLOWING ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATION EXPOSURE

Heather Gilbert Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

 

  • CLOZAPINE IN PREGNANCY – A SERIES OF CASES

Jasmin Grigg – Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

 

  • WOMEN WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS AND THEIR DECISION-MAKING REGARDING MEDICATION USE IN PREGNANCY

Professor Louise Howard, PhD MRCP MRCPsych – Section of Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

Workshop – THURS – 3–DODDER B

MIND-BODY FRAMEWORKS IN THE CLINICAL WORK WITH WOMEN WHO EXHIBIT PSYCHOSOMATIC PROBLEMS, SOMATIZATION DIFFICULTIES AND CHRONIC PAIN

Chair: Muhammad Farhan, MD – University of Missouri -Kansas City, USA

 

  • PSYCHOSOMATIC CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY AND THE PERINATAL PERIOD

Martin Maldonado-Duran M.D – University of Missouri Kansas City, USA

 

  • FIBRIOMYALGIA, CHRONIC FATIGUE OR NEURASTHENIA? CHRONIC DEBILITATING CONDITIONS IN WOMEN. A MIND-BODY APPROACH TO DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Muhammad Farhan, MD

 

  • MIND-BODY GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR WOMEN WITH CHRONIC PAIN AND OTHER PSYCHOSOMATIC CONDITIONS

Martin Maldonado-Duran M.D – University of Missouri Kansas City, USA

Prakash Chandra M.D. – University of Missouri Kansas City, USA

 

Oral Presentations – THURS – 3–DODDER C

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH

1. “VOICES OF THE UNHEARD”: EXPERIENCES AND PERCEPTIONS OF MOTHERHOOD IN MOTHERS WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS- A QUALITATIVE PERSPECTIV

Dr. Geetha Desai – NIMHANS, Bangalore, India

 

2. ‘I NEED HELP’: REASONS CALLERS MAKE CONTACT WITH THE PANDA PERINATAL ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION AUSTRALIA NATIONAL HELPLINE

Laura Biggs – Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia

 

3. UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN WOMEN WITH MENTAL DISORDER

Neus Ezquerro – Consorci Sanitari Terrassa, Terrassa, Spain

 

4. SEASONAL PATTERNS IN SELF-REPORTED PERIPARTUM DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS

Hanna Henriksson – Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

 

5. HEARING THE UNHEARD: WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES OF HEARING VOICES

Simon McCarthy-Jones, PhD – Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

6. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT DURING PREGNANCY: A LARGE COHORT OF 815 WOMEN

Dr. Margarita Saenz Herrero – Cruces University Hospital, Bilbao, Spain

 

15:30 – 15:45 SESSION TRANSITION

 

15:45 – 17:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS – THURS – 4

Symposium – THURS – 4 – CONCERT HALL

SEX-DIFFERENCES IN THE PATHOGENESIS AND CLINICAL OUTCOME OF EARLY PSYCHOSIS

Co -Chair: Judith Usall – Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Research and Development Unit. CIBERSAM. Sant Boi de Llobregat, Spain

Co-Chair: Javier Labad – Department of Mental Health, Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí, I3PT, UAB. CIBERSAM. Sabadell, Spain

 

  • GENDER-DIFFERENCES IN INCIPIENT PSYCHOSIS: A NATURALISTIC STUDY OF 213 PATIENTS ATTENDING A SPECIALIZED INTERVENTION PROGRAMME FOR EARLY PSYCHOSIS (PAE-TPI) IN CATALONIA

Ana Barajas – Pedagogical and Follow-up Commission of the specific care programme for people with an incipient psychotic disorder (PAE-TPI), Barcelona, Spain

 

  • SEX DIFFERENCES IN NEUROCOGNITIVE FUNCTIONING IN FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS PATIENTS

Rosa Ayesa-Arriola – Department of Psychiatry, Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, IDIVAL, School of Medicine, University of Cantabria. CIBERSAM. Santander, Spain

 

  • SEX-DIFFERENCES IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROLACTIN LEVELS AND COGNITION IN EARLY PSYCHOSIS

Javier Labad

 

  • INVOLVEMENT OF GENE- SEX INTERACTIONS IN PSYCHIATRIC PHENOTYPES

Lourdes Martorell – Hospital Universitari Institut Pere Mata, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili. CIBERSAM, Reus, Spain

 

Symposium – THURS – 4 – LANSDOWNE

THE “NEW SEXUALTIES” IN WOMEN: ARE WE READY TO TALK ABOUT IT?

Chair: Martin Maldonado-Duran, MD – University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

 

  • THE “NEW SEXUALITIES” IN ADOLESCENTS GIRLS AND THE RUSH TO APPLY LABELS: A CALL TO REFLECT

Kenia Gomez PhD – University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

 

  • THE VICISSITUDES OF SEXUALITY IN WOMEN: PARAPHILIAS IN WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE

Martin Maldonado-Duran, MD

 

  • EARLY SEXUALIZATION OF GIRLS AND TEENAGE PREGNANCY: PSYCHODYNAMIC ISSUES WITH A VIEW TO PREVENTION

Prakash Chandra MD – University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

 

Symposium – THURS – 4 – DODDER B

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIOPSYCHOLOGICAL MARKERS OF STRESS AND ANXIETY IN PREGNANCY

Chair: Vesna Gall – Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Vinogradska Cesta, Zagreb, Croatia

 

  • THE LINK BETWEEN THE DISCOVERY OF MOLECULAR GENETICS AND EPIGENETICS WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF BIOMARKERS OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Dalibor Karlovic – Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Vinogradska Cesta, Zagreb, Croatia

Danijel Crnkovic – Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Vinogradska Cesta, Zagreb, Croatia

 

  • PSYCHOLOGIC FACTORS AND STRESS/ANXIETY DURING PREGNANCY

Ivka Djaković – Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Vinogradska Cesta, Zagreb, Croatia

 

  • THE IMPACT OF PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL FACTORS ON THE STRESS/ANXIETY DURING PREGNANCY

Vesna Gall – Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Vinogradska Cesta, Zagreb, Croatia

Krunoslav Kuna – Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Vinogradska Cesta, Zagreb, Croatia

 

Symposium – THURS – 4 – HALL 6

WOMEN AT RISK OF PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS: CO-MORBIDITIES, IDENTIFICATION, MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTION

Chair: Dr. Jane Morrell – University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

 

  • PREVENTING PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN WOMEN WHO HAVE CO- MORBIDITY

Professor Debra Bick – King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

  • ASSESSMENT AND IDENTIFICATION OF PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH

Professor Julie Jomeen – University of Hull, United Kingdom

 

  • ALTERNATIVE INTERVENTIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: RESULTS FROM A COCHRANE SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Professor Cindy-Lee Dennis – University of Toronto, Canada

 

  • A DESCRIPTION OF THE ACCEPTABLE FEATURES OF PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS CONSIDERED IMPORTANT BY WOMEN: RESULTS OF A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND REALIST SYNTHESIS

Dr Jane Morrell

 

Oral Presentations – THURS – 4 – DODDER C

WOMEN AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

1. LOSSES AND GAINS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL RESOURCES, AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN ADULT DAUGHTERS OF SCHIZOPHRENIC MOTHERS

Professor Talma Kushnir – Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-sheva, Israel

 

2. SOMATIC DISSOCIATIVE PHENOMEN AND THE EMBODIMENT OF THE SELF IN WOMEN

Dr. Martin Maldonado-Duran M.D. – University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mission Hills, USA

Prakesh Chandra M.D. – University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mission Hills, USA

 

3. LOW LEVELS OF STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL SOCIAL SUPPORT AS A PREDICTOR OF RISK OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION AT 3- MONTHS POST DELIVERY

Dr Patricia Leahy-Warren – University College Cork Brookfield Health Sciences Complex Ireland

 

4. DOES ADJUNCTIVE HORMONE TREATMENT IMPROVE COGNITION IN SCHIZOPHRENIA?

Dr. Caroline Gurvich – Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

 

5. PREDICTING PSYCHIATRIC READMISSION: SEX-SPECIFIC MODELS TO PREDICT 30-DAY READMISSION FOLLOWING ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALIZATION

Dr. Lucy Barker – University of Toronto, Toronto, ON Canada

 

17:15 – 17:45 COFFEE BREAK
17:45 – 18:45 PLENARY SESSION – CLOSING KEYNOTES – CONCERT HALL

THE BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACH IN WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH – USEFUL FOR BOTH CLINICAL PRACTICE AND RESEARCH

JAYASHRI KULKARNI, MD, PhD Professor of Psychiatry. Director, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

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