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4th International Conference and Exhibition on Addiction Research and Therapy, will be organized around the theme “Unifying the new discoveries and advanced approaches toward Addiction”

Addiction Therapy 2015 is comprised of 14 tracks and 69 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Addiction Therapy 2015.

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Addiction psychiatry focuses on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of people who are suffering from one or more disorders and mental health issues related to addiction. Counseling and addiction treatment is very essential for such individuals. Due to latest advancement in technologies like Mobile health, now days it has become so easy for the people to get connected to health services and being updated with all the information. Rural and underserved communities often suffer from limited access to specialty treatment programs this can be overcome by Tele mental health. Online Recovery programs provide the opportunity for alcohol and drug addiction treatment by trained experts via the Internet, in a way that is convenient and private.

  • Track 1-1Mental health and symptoms
  • Track 1-2Counseling and addiction treatment
  • Track 1-3Mobile health
  • Track 1-4Tele mental health
  • Track 1-5Online Recovery programs
  • Track 1-6Intervention
Yoga and retreat approaches have been designed to provide natural remedies, which inhibits the prolonged use of any substance. People who are mentally ill are prescribed to go with yoga as it restores brains dopamine functions and keeps stress out. Meditation brings the mid the state of rest, in which a human thinks of present. Dance and music therapies are given to people to bring a ray of hope inside them that they still can perform better than others. Retreat facilities provides special period of time for prayer, silence, rest, simplicity and contemplation. It is a way out from life’s daily stresses as well as an opportunity to deepen one’s experience of self and the universal energy that surrounds and supports us. Relapse offers a systematic method of teaching the abuser to recognize and manage relapse warning signs
  • Track 2-1Yoga practice for addictive mind
  • Track 2-2Meditation as a cure for mental health
  • Track 2-3Dance and music therapies
  • Track 2-4Retreat facilities and relapse
Chronic alcoholism and drug addiction adversely affect the normal neurobiology of nervous system, and causes brain disorders followed by memory loss and hormones instability. Alcohol related brain impairment (ARBI) is a type of brain damage that occurs to normal brain structures or function of the Central Nervous System as a result of the direct neurotoxic effects of alcohol intoxication. Brain imaging studies of addictive substances using individuals show changes in areas of the brain that are critical to judgment, decision making, learning and memory, and behavior control
  • Track 3-1Chronic alcoholism and drug addiction
  • Track 3-2Alcohol related brain impairment (ARBI)
  • Track 3-3Memory loss and hormones instability
  • Track 3-4Brain imaging studies of addictive substances
Addiction treatment and rehabilitation involves various treatments and therapies. Substance abuse treatment comprises of Motivational therapy in which we encourage a patient to develop a negative view of their abuse, along with a desire to change their behavior. It is one of the important therapies included in Rehabilitation house treatment approaches. Social behavior in addiction can be treated by behavioral treatment approaches and drug induced addiction treatment.
  • Track 4-1Motivational therapies
  • Track 4-2Substance abuse treatment
  • Track 4-3Drug induced addiction treatment
  • Track 4-4Rehabilitation house treatment approaches
  • Track 4-5Social behavior and treatment
  • Track 4-6Intervention
Consumption of a substance in a manner or amount which is very harmful to the user and its surrounding is termed as substance abuse. For many teens, illicit use of central stimulants such as khat, methamphetamine and dopamine become part of the landscape of their teenage years. Effect of substance abuse in adolescence is a very risky proposition. Similarly, problematic drinking of alcohol which leads to alcohol dependency is called alcoholism .In this dependency various psychological and clinical changes takes place in the human body including alcoholic liver diseases. Women alcoholism during pregnancy may result in fetal alcohol syndrome which is a pattern of seviour physical and mental defects in the developing fetus.
  • Track 5-1Alcoholism
  • Track 5-2Alcoholic behavior-Psychological and clinical Issues
  • Track 5-3 Women alcoholism and fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Track 5-4Alcoholic Liver disease
  • Track 5-5Substance abuse and dependence
  • Track 5-6Central stimulants-Khat, methamphetamine, dopamine
  • Track 5-7Effects of substance abuse on adolescents
Drug addiction is a brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking, despite of its harmful consequences. It causes changes in the normal activity of the nervous system damaging the nerve tissues, killing neurons and this leads to dysregulation of neural system. Thus uncontrolled drug use results in toxicity of brain. Some of the behavioral effects of drug addiction include Paranoia, Aggressiveness, Impulsiveness, and Loss of Self-Control. Prescription drugs that are often abused are opioids, sleep medicines.
  • Track 6-1Behavioral effects of drug addiction
  • Track 6-2Dysregulation of neural systems
  • Track 6-3Neurobiology of drug addiction
  • Track 6-4Durg use and toxicity
  • Track 6-5Prescription and dependence
Various advancements in addiction treatment techniques will help in providing quality care for people with unhealthy alcohol, tobacco, or other drug use. Among them Cognitive behavioral therapy is a form of psychotherapy designed to treat behavioral effects of substance abuse. The Behavioral Pharmacology Research is a substance abuse clinical research program encompassing both human laboratory research and outpatient treatment research. Neurorehabilitation and therapy offers complex medical process which aims to aid recovery from a nervous system injury due to addiction. 12 step recovery therapies involves an active engagement strategy designed to increase the likelihood of a substance abuser becoming affiliated with and actively involved in 12-step self-help groups, thereby promoting abstinence It has long been an important part of the recovery process and the basis for many recovery programs.
  • Track 7-1CBT therapy
  • Track 7-212 step recovery therapy
  • Track 7-3Neurorehabilitation and therapy
  • Track 7-4Behavioral pharmacology research
  • Track 7-5Gestalt therapy
Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance or engages in an activity that can be pleasurable but the continued use or act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work, health, and relationships. Most common type of addiction is drug addiction along with cocaine and gambling addiction. Tobacco and smoking addiction is mainly present in Asian & European countries.
  • Track 8-1Drug addiction
  • Track 8-2Tobacco and cannabis
  • Track 8-3Smoking addiction and cessation
  • Track 8-4Gambling and casino addiction
  • Track 8-5Coccaine addiction
Substance abuse causes alteration in the genetic structure and functions of nervous system which leads to various neurological and behavioral changes in the form of substance abuse disorders. For the treatment of substance related disorders it is necessary to understand the neurology of substance use.
  • Track 9-1Neurology of substance use
  • Track 9-2Substance abuse and alteration in genetic structure
  • Track 9-3Neurological and behavioral changes
  • Track 9-4Substance abuse disorders
For the appropriate diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and support of the clients dealing with addiction it is necessary to understand addiction psychology and various psychological disorders related to addiction. Psychologists foster the application of information obtained from psychological behavior study to treat behavioral aspects of addiction. Hypnotherapy is also used to create subconscious change in a patient in the form of new responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviors and feelings. Group therapy is also used in the case to assist patients in connecting with other patients on an emotional level. This process often helps in building bonds that provide patients with much-needed support once they leave the program.
  • Track 10-1Addiction psychology
  • Track 10-2Psychological disorders related to addiction
  • Track 10-3Psychological behavior study and hypnotherapy
  • Track 10-4Group recovery therapies
Behavioral changes in human race occur due to various multimedia addictions which is becoming prominent in the daily life of the community. Among this, major is food addiction, caused due to binge eating habits and unscheduled meal sessions. Internet usage and gaming is most prominent in the young generation as they are always connected to the digital media sources to gain knowledge about the current activities all across the globe. Hence, living standards and habits changes to explore new trends in fashion world and lead them to be shopping addicts. More exposure and freeness in the society is increasing the concerns for serious involvement in pornography or other related sex addiction activities.
  • Track 11-1Food addiction and eating disorder
  • Track 11-2Internet addiction
  • Track 11-3Gaming addiction
  • Track 11-4Lifestyle and shopping
  • Track 11-5Pornography and sex addiction
Inability to produce or utilize "feel good" chemicals from serotonin and dopamine, to norepinephrine, GABA and endorphins is termed as Reward Deficiency Syndrome. Neuroscientifically, when levels of these "feel good" chemicals are low or blocked from the brain's receptors it results in pain, discomfort and agitation. Reward deficiency is associated with mood instability, anxiety, hypersensitivity and irritability.
  • Track 12-1Introduction to Reward Deficiency Syndrome
  • Track 12-2Neuroscience and Reward Deficiency Syndrome
  • Track 12-3Relapse and prevention strategies
  • Track 12-4Animal models and human comparison
Marijuana and opioid addiction are the most common type of drug addiction. According to Addiction biology of marijuana, marijuana use can overstimulation the endocannabinoid system which causes changes in the brain. In order to minimize its effects control measures are taken. Opioid dependence characterized by a compulsive use of opioids. Opioid treatment measures include various maintenance therapies like pharmacologic therapy, methadone maintenance therapy.
  • Track 13-1Marijuana use
  • Track 13-2Addiction biology of marijuana
  • Track 13-3Effects and control measures
  • Track 13-4Opioid dependence
  • Track 13-5Opioid treatment measures
Drug addiction causes long lasting changes in the in vulnerable individuals. The persistence of these behavioral changes is due to long-lasting changes in gene expression in order to drive these lasting changes in gene expression epigenetic mechanisms play a very important role. Molecular addiction mechanism is used to understand the Regulation of gene expression by drug of abuse. From case studies and reports it is stated that Pain medicine can causes seviour addiction problem and it is a matter of public health concern.
  • Track 14-1Epigenetic mechanisms related to addiction
  • Track 14-2Molecular addiction mechanisms
  • Track 14-3Public health and diagnostic
  • Track 14-4Pain and addiction
  • Track 14-5Case studies and reports