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29th World Summit on Positive Psychology, Mindfulness & Psychotherapy, will be organized around the theme “Global Assessment of Happiness & Well-being towards Mental Health for a better Society”
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Positive psychology is the branch of psychology that uses scientific understanding and effective intervention to aid in the achievement of a satisfactory life. It is the study of happiness that examines how ordinary people can become happier and more fulfilled.
In less than a decade, positive psychology has caught the attention not only of the academic community but also the general public. One of the principle aims of Positive Psychology has been to correct this imbalance by propelling the field into supplementing its hard-won knowledge about suffering and mental illness with a great deal more knowledge about positive emotion. Positive psychology represents a commitment to the sources of psychological wellness, such as positive emotions, positive experiences, positive environments, and human strengths and virtues.
A variety of interventions have been developed to facilitate positive emotions, wellbeing, growth, creativity, relationships, fulfilment, and other desirable consequences. An intervention can also be defined as “positive” if the mechanism or target outcome is a positive variable such as positive emotion, meaning, and so on. The goal of positive intervention is to give you a quick and effective way to relieve stress and anxiety that can arise during the course of everyday events.
- Track 1-1Introduction to PERMA & Positive Emotions
- Track 1-2Positive Education & Positive Relationships
- Track 1-3Character Strengths and Virtues
- Track 1-4Flourishing & Gratitude
- Track 1-5Wisdom & Leadership
- Track 1-6Flow & Wellness
- Track 1-7Holistic Psychology & Medicine
- Track 1-8Psychology of Engagement and Flow
- Track 1-9Human Behavior and Performance at Work
In an early 25 years, mindfulness or care has discovered its way into various regions of present day society, including psychology or brain science, medicine, business, education and the military. Compassion or Sympathy is taking after close at the heels of care as an observationally bolstered asset for cultivating emotional wellbeing. Together, mindfulness and compassion are a capable blend that enables us to experience our lives all the more completely and happily. Mindfulness can likewise be seen as a way to develop wisdom.
Mindfulness is the essential human capacity to be completely present, mindful of where we are and what we're doing, and not excessively responsive or overpowered by what's happening around us. What's more, there's developing examination demonstrating that when you prepare your cerebrum to be careful, you're really redesigning the physical structure of your mind. Mindfulness is picking up a developing fame as a practice in day by day life, aside from buddhist knowledge meditation and its application in clinical psychology. Mindfulness practices are winding up noticeably more typical inside educational institutions including Elementary and Secondary schools.
Compassion has progressed toward becoming related with and explored in the fields of positive psychology and social psychology. Compassion is a procedure of interfacing by relating to someone else. In continuous research, psychologists are investigating how worries about winding up noticeably sincerely depleted may spur individuals to check their empathy for—and dehumanize—individuals from disparaged social gatherings, for example, homeless individuals and drug addicts. Sympathy is a standout amongst the most vital characteristics for physicians or doctors practicing medical services. True leadership and general authority might be the keys to expanding compassion in the workplace. Self-compassion may have positive effects on subjective happiness, optimism, wisdom, curiosity, agreeableness, and extroversion.
- Track 2-1Mindfulness-based Stress reduction
- Track 2-2Mindfulness Exercises
- Track 2-3Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
- Track 2-4Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Track 2-5Mindfulness Techniques for Anger
- Track 2-6Mindfulness Techniques for Anxiety
- Track 2-7Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT)
- Track 2-8Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Happiness or Bliss is a mental or emotional condition of well-being which can be characterized by, among others, positive or lovely feelings running from contentment to extreme delight. An assortment of biological, psychological, financial, religious and philosophical methodologies has endeavoured to characterize happiness and recognize its sources. Different research programs, including positive psychology and happiness economics, are utilizing the scientific technique to research inquiries concerning what "happiness" is and how it may be accomplished. Related concepts are well-being, quality of life and flourishing.
In the course of the most recent decade, social and medical sciences have given careful consideration to wellbeing or prosperity and quality of life. In brain research, the investigation of subjective wellbeing has offered ascend to the across the board and multifaceted development of Positive Psychology.
Well-being is a dynamic idea that incorporates subjective, social, and mental measurements and in addition wellbeing related practices. Psychological well-being alludes to the hypothesis that social, psychological and physical elements add to an individual's health, satisfaction, and happiness.
- Track 3-1Study And Assessment of Happiness in Schools, Organizations, Companies
- Track 3-2Better Habits & Habitats for Happiness
- Track 3-3Predictors Of Happiness & other Determinants
- Track 3-4Healthy Eating - Nutrition & Body Imaging
- Track 3-5Equality and Diversity for Subjective Well-being
- Track 3-6Life satisfaction, Positive affect & Wellness Coaching
Philosophy is the investigation of general and basic issues concerning matters, for example, presence, learning, values, reason, psyche, and dialect. It is concerned with a wide range of questions including knowledge, ethics and the nature of mind. Philosophy addresses about the way of brain and activity, including both philosophical and mental examination. It is firmly identified with religion, arithmetic, common science, training and governmental issues. Philosophy was customarily separated into three noteworthy branches: Natural philosophy, Moral philosophy & Metaphysical philosophy. Philosophy of psychology alludes to issues at the hypothetical establishments of present day brain science. Some of these issues are epistemological worries about the approach of mental examination.
Resilience is the way toward adjusting great despite difficulty, trauma, injury, disaster, dangers or critical wellsprings of push for example, family and relationship issues, genuine wellbeing issues or work environment and monetary stressors. It signifies "bobbing back" from troublesome encounters. It is an individual's capacity to appropriately adjust to stretch and misfortune. Push and difficulty can come fit as a fiddle of family or relationship issues, wellbeing issues, or work environment and monetary stressors, among others.
- Track 4-1 Ethics: beliefs about the principles of conduct
- Track 4-2Epistemology: beliefs about belief
- Track 4-3Metaphysics: beliefs about reality
- Track 4-4Mysticism, Faith, and Scientific Culture
- Track 4-5Religion and Peace Studies
- Track 4-6Linguistics, Language & Education
- Track 4-7Aesthetics: beliefs about the principles of beauty
Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy, a process of psychological method for treating mental health problems by talking with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health provider. It is a way to treat people with a mental disorder by helping them understand their illness. It teaches people strategies and gives them tools to deal with stress and unhealthy thoughts and behaviors.
Most psychotherapy today is short-term and lasts less than a year. Most common mental disorders can often be successfully treated in this time frame, often with a combination of psychotherapy and medications.
Hypnotherapy is an option corrective mending technique that is utilized to make subliminal change in a patient as new reactions, considerations, dispositions, practices or emotions. It is attempted with a subject in hypnosis or mesmerizing. The utilization of CBT in conjunction with hypnotherapy may bring about more noteworthy treatment viability. A meta-investigation of eight distinctive explores uncovered "a 70% more prominent change" for patients experiencing a coordinated treatment to those utilizing CBT as it were. Hypnotherapy has for quite some time been utilized as a part of connection to labor or childbirth. It is here and there utilized amid pregnancy to set up a mother for birth, and amid labor to decrease anxiety or nervousness, distress and pain. Scientific writing proposes a wide assortment of trancelike intercessions can be utilized to treat bulimia nervosa. Present day hypnotherapy is broadly acknowledged for the treatment of anxiety disorder and in subclinical depression.
Different issues or conditions that may react to hypnotherapy include:
Irritable bowel syndrome, Tension headaches, Alopecia areata, Asthma, Phobias, Insomnia, Addictions, Bedwetting, Fibromyalgia, Labor and delivery, Skin disorders, such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema, Stress, Tinnitus, Cancer-related pain, Weight loss, Eating disorders, Indigestion (dyspepsia), Post-traumatic stress disorder, Smoking cessation etc.
- Track 5-1Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Track 5-2Family & Group Therapy
- Track 5-3Psychodynamic therapy & Interpersonal therapy
- Track 5-4Society for Psychotherapy Research
- Track 5-5Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs)
- Track 5-6Advances in Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders
- Track 5-7Hyposis
Meditation is currently broadly recognized to impact both functional and physiological parts of the brain. Mindfulness meditation can be characterized from numerous points of view and can be utilized for an assortment of various treatments. When characterizing mindfulness meditation, it is valuable to draw upon Buddhist mental conventions and the creating grant inside empirical psychology.
As of late, meditation has been the subject of controlled clinical research. This recommends it might have valuable impacts, including stress reduction, relaxation, and improvements to quality of life, yet that it don’t help counteract or cure sickness.
Yoga is additionally a gathering of physical, mental, and otherworldly practices or teaches which began in antiquated India. Many consider have attempted to decide the adequacy of yoga as an integral intercession for malignancy, schizophrenia, asthma, and coronary illness.
- Track 6-1Mind & Body Resilience
- Track 6-2Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy
- Track 6-3Yoga for Depression & Anxiety
- Track 6-4Spiritual care in Health care professions
- Track 6-5Modern & Traditional spirituality
- Track 6-6Meditation & Chanting
- Track 6-7Aging and Resiliency
Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of mental illness. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions & disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior Psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing is the appointed position of a nursing that has specialised in mental health and cares for people of all ages with mental illness or mental distress, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychosis, depression, dementia and many more.
Mental health nurses are experts in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. They work as members of an interdisciplinary treatment team that provides well-rounded medical care for the whole person.
- Track 7-1Mental Health Counseling
- Track 7-2Mental Health & Rehabilitation
- Track 7-3Mental Illness & Treatment
- Track 7-4Women Mental health care
- Track 7-5Mental Health in Children & Adolescents
- Track 7-6Suicide Prevention
Stress can be portrayed as an antagonistic state of human body method for reacting to any sort of interest or risk which can influence a person's mental and physical well-being. Stress can have numerous significant consequences for the human biological systems. The central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) assumes a critical part in the body's stress-related mechanisms. Stress, either extreme, acute stress or chronic low-grade stress may induce abnormalities in three foremost administrative frameworks in the body. The major topics include: stress across the life course; work-related stress; stress in family contexts; gender and stress; race, ethnicity, and culture in the anxiety procedure; stress in youth; crossing points of physical and emotional wellness; catastrophic and traumatic anxiety; and neighbourhood settings of stress.
Somewhere in the range of 15 million Americans a year battle with depression, a sickness that comes in many structures—from major depression and seasonal affective disorder, to dysthymia and bipolar disorder. Depression is a sickness that increasingly besets individuals around the world, meddling with focus, motivation and numerous different parts of regular working. It is a complex psychological well-being disorder particularly including numerous frameworks of the body, including the immune system, either as cause or impact. It disturbs sleep, and it interferes with appetite, sometimes bringing about weight reduction, in others weight gain. As a result of its complexity, a full comprehension of depression has been tricky. Many reviews demonstrate that the best treatment is cognitive behavioral therapy, which addresses hazardous thought designs, with or without the utilization of antidepressant drugs. Also, proof is rapidly gathering that consistent mindfulness meditation, all alone or consolidated with cognitive therapy, can stop depression before it begins by adequately separating consideration from the redundant negative thoughts that frequently gotten under way the descending winding of state of mind.
- Track 8-1Stress & Pain Management
- Track 8-2Stress Symptoms, Signs, and Causes
- Track 8-3Stress - fight or flight response
- Track 8-4Stress and Resilience at Workplace
- Track 8-5Types of Stress
- Track 8-6Depression in Adults & Children
- Track 8-7Prenatal depression & Postnatal depression (PND)
- Track 8-8Depression Symptoms and Warning Signs
Buddhist Psychology offers a comprehension of mental process that has created in the course of recent years. It offers the West a critical new point of view on human communication and mental process. An imperative standard of Buddhist psychology is karma. Karma implies activity or an action. Buddhist psychology is fundamentally about self-learning discovering more about your identity, understanding your choices, activities, contemplations, sentiments, and so on. In some part of Buddhist brain research has been important to those professions in the west devoted to reducing human suffering: medicine, psychiatry, psychology or brain research, nursing, and social work. Components of Buddhist psychology have been incorporated into psychotherapeutic practices for a variety of psychopathological conditions, including depression, anxiety, addiction and stress. Logical essayists from the whole scope of clinical psychology and psychiatry, ranging from psychoanalysis to cognitive to behavioral to humanistic hypothesis, have every single tended to part of Buddhist psychology. Mindfulness, considered the heart of Buddhist psychology, has been coordinated into each school of psychotherapy and has turned into a noteworthy treatment worldview in its own privilege, with demonstrated adequacy for treating depression, anxiety, irritable bowel, chronic pain, smoking, insomnia and numerous different conditions. It is truly believed that the enthusiasm for Buddhist thoughts and practices will just become over the coming decades.
Humanistic psychology is a psychological perspective that emphasizes the study of the whole person. Humanistic psychologists look at human behavior not only through the eyes of the observer, but through the eyes of the person doing the behaving. The major theorists considered to have prepared the ground for Humanistic Psychology are Otto Rank, Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers and Rollo May. Maslow was heavily influenced by Kurt Goldstein during their years together at Brandeis University.
The humanistic perspective is an approach to psychology that emphasizes empathy and stresses the good in human behavior. In politics and social theory, this approach calls for human rights and equality. In counseling and therapy, this approach allows a psychologist to focus on ways to help improve an individual’s self-image or self-actualization the things that make them feel worthwhile.
- Track 9-1Motivation and Emotion
- Track 9-2Zen Therapy
- Track 9-3Buddhism and Western Psychology
- Track 9-4Existential and Humanistic Psychology
- Track 9-5Mind and Life gatherings of Buddhists and Scientists
- Track 9-6Education and Research on Buddhist Philosophy
- Track 9-7Clinging & Knowledge of Awakening
Child & Adolescent psychology is an understanding of the basic psychological needs of children and adolescents, and how the family and other social contexts influence the socio-emotional adjustment, cognitive development, behavioral adaptation and health status of children and adult.
Child Psychology includes Psychological development in child (development throughout the lifespan). This branch of psychology focuses on the psychological processes of children from birth to adolescence. It takes note of the psychological changes that occur from infancy.
Adolescence is hard time for a child, all the psychological and physical changes occur during this teen age. It is refer to as transitional period in life of an individual.
Child psychologists assess and treat children and adolescents. They help children cope with stresses like divorce, death, and family or school transitions. Their clientele may include children with a variety of developmental issues, from learning disabilities to severe mental illness.
- Track 10-1Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents
- Track 10-2Aggression & Anxiety in Children
- Track 10-3Child Abuse,Prevention and Neglect
- Track 10-4Early Childhood Care and Development
- Track 10-5Paediatric & Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychology has been defined in different ways. Some people have defined psychology as an art. Other people have defined psychology as a science. Many text books define psychology as the science of mind and behavior. Psychology involves the study of human nature and/or behavior. Different opinions come from different perspectives.
A major goal of psychology is to predict behavior by understanding its causes. The scientific study of behavior and mental processes like Physical & Mental states along with the environment of a person or class of persons.
Applied psychology is the field that uses psychological principles to improve the lives of human beings and solve human problems. Psychometrics, or the measurement and evaluation of psychological variables such as personality, aptitude, or performance, are an integral part of applied psychology fields.
Paediatric psychology is a multidisciplinary field of both logical research and clinical practice which endeavors to address the mental parts of sickness, damage, and the advancement of wellbeing practices in kids, young people, and families in a paediatric wellbeing setting. Somewhere around 10 and 30% of kids are influenced somehow by incessant sickness or physical wellbeing issues. These conditions regularly have results for the enthusiastic, instructive and social improvement of the youngster and affecting their families and schools.
Clinical psychology is a broad branch of psychology that focuses on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. It is the psychological specialty that provides continuing and comprehensive mental and behavioral health care for individuals and families; consultation to agencies and communities; training, education and supervision; and research-based practice.
The scope of clinical psychology encompasses all ages, multiple diversities and varied systems. A psychologist can specialize in chronic illness like diabetes or obesity, mental problems like depression and anxiety, and psychological problems like bipolar or schizophrenia.
- Track 11-1Educational & School Psychology
- Track 11-2Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- Track 11-3Forensic and Criminal Psychology
- Track 11-4Health and Environmental Psychology
- Track 11-5Clinical Social workers & Nurse Practitioners
A psychological disorder, otherwise called a mental disorder, is an example of behavioral or psychological symptoms that effect different life ranges and makes trouble for the individual encountering these manifestations. Psychological dysfunction alludes to the suspension of cognition, emotions or behavior.
Psychiatric disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, influence millions of individuals around the globe. Without intercession, they can have devastating impacts and interfere with day by day life. Many years of research prompted an assortment of remedial alternatives for individuals with psychiatric issue, yet how well they work fluctuates extraordinarily from individual to individual. Specialists in neuroscience and related controls are studying genes and brain areas influenced by psychiatric issues in creatures and people with an end goal to grow better treatments close by more conventional medicines. Late studies are helping researchers distinguish variables that increase the risk of developing a psychiatric disorder, including a man's hereditary cosmetics and introduction to early life stress or brain trauma. Scientists are likewise finding structural differences in brains of individuals with some psychiatric disorders.
- Track 12-1Anxiety disorders - Generalized Anxiety disorder,Panic disorder, Social anxiety disorder, and specific Phobias.
- Track 12-2Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders - Acute stress disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Track 12-3Feeding and Eating Disorders - Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa & Binge-eating disorder
- Track 12-4Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Somatoform & Dissociative Disorders
Addiction is a medical condition that is characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences. It is a disorder of the brain's reward system which arises through transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms and occurs over time from chronically high levels of exposure to an addictive stimulus.
Addiction results when a person ingests a substance (e.g., alcohol, cocaine, nicotine) or engages in an activity (e.g., gambling, sex, shopping) that can be pleasurable but the continued use/act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work, relationships, or health. Users may not be aware that their behavior is out of control and causing problems for themselves and others.
Approximately 3 out of every 100 Canadians are dependent on alcohol or drugs and 3 out of 100 Canadians have problems with gambling. Nicotine is also a major addiction in Canada, with about 17% of Canadians smoking regularly.
The types of addiction seen with drug use are defined in the DSM-IV-TR, but it uses the terms substance abuse and substance dependency. The main lists of Addictions to Substances are Alcohol, Tobacco, Opioids (like heroin), Cocaine, Cannabis (marijuana) & Prescription drugs. The other types of Behavioral or Process addictions are Gambling, Food, Sex, The Internet, and Work.
- Track 13-1Insights on Addiction Research
- Track 13-2Substance or Drug abuse disorders
- Track 13-3Addiction to Food, Internet, Gambling, Porn & Sex
- Track 13-4Drug Rehabilitation
- Track 13-5Behavioral Addiction & Mechanism
Counseling psychology is a general practice and health service provider specialty in professional psychology. It concentrates on how individuals work both functionally and in their relationships at all ages. Counseling psychology addresses the enthusiastic, social, work, school and physical wellbeing concerns individuals may have at various stages in their lives, concentrating on normal life stresses and more extreme issues with which individuals may battle as people and as a part of families, gatherings and associations. Counseling psychologists help individuals with physical, passionate and mental health issues enhance their sense of well‐being, reduce sentiments of distress and resolve emergencies. They likewise give assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of more severe psychological symptoms.
Psychoanalysis is an arrangement of hypotheses and therapeutic techniques identified with the investigation of the unconscious mind, which together frame a strategy for treatment for mental-health disorders. The discipline was built up in the mid-1890s by Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud. Freud trusted that individuals could be cured by making conscious their unconscious thoughts and motivations, in this manner gaining insight. Psychoanalysis is normally used to treat depression and anxiety disorders.
Psychosis is an anomalous state of the mind that includes a "loss of contact with reality". Psychosis is a spellbinding term for the hallucinations, delusions and impaired insight that may happen. One as often as possible referred to measurement is that 1% of the populace is determined to have Schizophrenia in their lifetime, yet really 3.5% of the populace encounters psychosis. Psychosis is generally analysed as a component of another dysfunctional behavior, similar to schizophrenia, schizoaffective confusion or bipolar affective disorder.
- Track 14-1School and career/work adjustment concerns.
- Track 14-2Relationship difficulties‐including marital and family difficulties.
- Track 14-3Organizational problems.
- Track 14-4Research methodologies for scientific investigations
- Track 14-5Hallucinations, Delusions, Catatonia, Thought disorders
- Track 14-6Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Applied Psychoanalysis & Neuropsychoanalysis
Neuropsychology is a branch of psychology that is concerned with how the brain and the rest of the nervous system influence a person's cognition and behaviors. It is scientific in its approach and shares an information processing view of the mind with cognitive psychology and cognitive science.
Neuropsychology is one of the more eclectic of the psychological disciplines. It helps doctors understand how brain malfunctions occur, and what happens when they do. By understanding these neurological disorder problems, doctors can help possibly treat and prevent them.
- Track 15-1Neuroimagiing & Neurocognitive Disorders
- Track 15-2Memory in Aging and Dementia
- Track 15-3Clinical & Cognitive Neuropsychology
- Track 15-4Autism, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease
- Track 15-5Neuropsychologists & Practices
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