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7th International Conference on Addictive Disorders, Addiction Medicine and Pharmaceuticals, will be organized around the theme “Expanding Novel Methodologies & Innovations in treating Addiction Disorders for a better Healthcare”

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Addiction is a disorder of the mind’s reward framework which emerges through transcriptional and epigenetics mechanisms and occurs after some time from constantly elevated amounts of presentation to an addictive stimulus (e.g. eating food, the utilization of cocaine, engagement in sexual intercourse, participation in high-thrill activities such as gambling, etc.). It falls under two classes, substance abuse or drug addiction and behavioral addiction such as gambling addiction

Individuals with depression or other mental health issues are especially defenseless against alcohol and drug use. Also many people who are addicted to drugs are also diagnosed with other mental disorders, including anxiety and depression. Some may drink alcohol or take drugs to reduce pressure or passionate torment, yet doing as such frequently can create or decline mental health conditions.

  • Track 1-1Physical Addiction 
  • Track 1-2Addictive Personality
  • Track 1-3Eating Disorders or Food Addiction
  • Track 1-4Signs and Symptoms of Addiction
  • Track 1-5Video Game Addiction
  • Track 1-6Internet Addiction
  • Track 1-7Porn Addiction
  • Track 1-8Sex Addiction
  • Track 1-9Gambling Addiction
  • Track 1-10Prescription Drug Addiction
  • Track 1-11Alcohol Addiction
  • Track 1-12Risk and Genetic Factors
  • Track 1-13Behavioral Addiction
  • Track 1-14Psychological Addiction
  • Track 1-15Tolerance and Withdrawal

Alcoholism or Alcohol dependence, otherwise called alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a sweeping term for any drinking of liquor that outcome in mental or physical prosperity issues. The disorder was previously divided into two kinds: alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence. Now it is organized into three categories: mild, moderate and severe. Each category has various symptoms and can cause harmful side effects. When alcohol becomes an obsession, it can be hard to focus on life’s daily pleasures. But with the help of a Alcohol treatment program and ongoing support, even deep-set cases of alcoholism can be addressed, amended, and resolved. Pharmaceutical improvement has concentrated on treating the indications of alcohol withdrawal, decreasing utilization of and craving for alcohol, avoiding relapse and treating related psychiatric problems. Current treatments might be improved by joining psychosocial and pharmacologic ways to treat alcoholic patients with the most fitting regimen to accomplish the coveted helpful result.

  • Track 2-1Causes Of Alcoholism
  • Track 2-2Clinical Trials
  • Track 2-3Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
  • Track 2-4Drinking Problems and Denial
  • Track 2-5Alcohol Dependence
  • Track 2-6Alcohol Abuse
  • Track 2-7Alcoholics
  • Track 2-8Alcohol Relapse
  • Track 2-9Physiological and Psychological Therapies
  • Track 2-10Treatment Of Alcoholism
  • Track 2-11Diseases Associated With Alcoholism
  • Track 2-12Prevalence Of Alcoholism
  • Track 2-13Binge Drinking

Addictive disorders, for example, substance abuse and dependence, are regular issue that include the abuse of alcohol or drugs. Addiction creates after some time and is an incessant and backsliding ailment.
There are three different terms used to define substance-related addictive disorders:

  • Substance abuse
    Substance abuse, as a disorder, alludes to the mishandle of illicit substances or the abusive utilization of lawful substances. Liquor is the most well-known legitimate drug to be abused
  • Substance dependence
    Substance dependence is an addictive disorder that describes continued use of drugs or alcohol, even when significant problems related to their use have developed.
  • Chemical dependence
    Chemical dependence is additionally an addictive disorder that portrays the urgent utilization of chemicals (typically drugs or alcohol) and the failure to quit utilizing them in spite of the considerable number of issues caused.

Behavioral health is the logical investigation of the feelings, practices and science identifying with a man's psychological prosperity, their capacity to work in consistently life and their idea of self. “Behavioral health” is the preferred term to “mental health.” A person struggling with his or her behavioral health may face stress, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, grief, addiction, ADHD or learning disabilities, mood disorders, or other psychological concerns. Instructors, advisors, life mentors, analysts, nurture professionals or doctors can assist oversee behavioral health worries with medicines, for example, treatment, guiding, or prescription

  • Track 3-1Substance Abuse (SUDs)
  • Track 3-2Substance Dependence
  • Track 3-3Chemical Dependence
  • Track 3-4Substance Abuse Causes and Risk Factors
  • Track 3-5Substance Abuse Symptoms and Signs
  • Track 3-6Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
  • Track 3-7Screening and Assessment for Substance Abuse

Addiction medicine is a restorative specialty that game plans with the treatment of compulsion fall inside the fields of general wellbeing, psychology, social work, psychological wellness guiding, psychiatry, and internal medicine, among others. Consolidated inside the strength are the procedures of detoxification, recovery, harm reduction, restraint based treatment, individual and gathering treatments, oversight of shelter, treatment of withdrawal-related side effects, intense intercession, also, long haul treatments intended to lessen probability of relapse. Some specialists, primarily those who also have expertise in family medicine or internal medicine, also provide treatment for disease states commonly associated with substance use, such as hepatitis and HIV infection.

  • Track 4-1Biomarkers/Clinical Drug Testing
  • Track 4-2Acute Interventions
  • Track 4-3Withdrawal-Related symptoms
  • Track 4-4Harm Reduction
  • Track 4-5Rehabilitation
  • Track 4-6Detoxification
  • Track 4-7Medical Care for People with Addictive Disorders
  • Track 4-8Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Addiction
  • Track 4-9Counseling Pregnant Women with Addiction
  • Track 4-10Psychosocial, Behavioral, and Recovery Approaches
  • Track 4-11Pain Management/ Pain and Addiction
  • Track 4-12Addiction Medicine into Primary Care
  • Track 4-13Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders
  • Track 4-14Co-Occurring Medical Disorders
  • Track 4-15Pharmacogenetics
  • Track 4-16Personalized Medicine
  • Track 4-17Neurobiology of Addiction
  • Track 4-18Family Medicine or Internal Medicine

Marijuana utilize can prompt the improvement of issue utilize, known as a marijuana use disorder, which appears as addiction in serious cases Marijuana use disorders are regularly associated with dependence—in which a person feels withdrawal symptoms when not taking the drug. Individuals who utilize marijuana every now and again frequently report crabbiness, state of mind and rest troubles, diminished hunger, yearnings, anxiety, and additionally different types of physical uneasiness that crest inside the primary a great many quitting and last up to 2 weeks.

Opioid use disorder is a restorative condition described by a tricky example of opioid utilizes that causes clinically huge weakness or misery. It frequently incorporates a powerful urge to utilize opioids, increased tolerance to opioids, and withdrawal syndrome when opioids are abruptly discontinued. . Opioid dependence can show as physical reliance, mental reliance, or both.

  • Track 5-1Prevalence of Marijuana Use
  • Track 5-2Opioid Intoxication
  • Track 5-3Opioid Drugs
  • Track 5-4Respiratory Problems
  • Track 5-5Cardiovascular Risk
  • Track 5-6Psychological Dependence
  • Track 5-7Mental Health Effects
  • Track 5-8Cannabis Use Disorder (CUD) 
  • Track 5-9Marijuana Tolerance and Withdrawal
  • Track 5-10Signs and Treatment of Marijuana Abuse and Addiction
  • Track 5-11Marijuana’s Addictiveness
  • Track 5-12Opioid Replacement Therapy and Behavioral Therapy

Depression is a psychological illness much of the time co-happening with substance use. The connection between the two disorders is bi-directional, implying that individuals who abuse substances will probably experience depression, and the other way around. Individuals who are depressed may drink or abuse drugs to lift their mood or escape from sentiments of blame or gloom.

One of the behaviors found in persons with addiction that is disproportionate to the rest of the population is Anxiety.  Anxiety’s self-treatment with drugs and alcohol gives an individual brief alleviation, but there is long term damage done to the mechanisms that help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. This cycle of self-prescription and bounce back anxiety digs a deeper and deeper hole for the addicted person making treatment and breaking this downward spiral harder and harder as time goes by.


  • Track 6-1Social Anxiety
  • Track 6-2Dysthymia
  • Track 6-3Atypical Depression
  • Track 6-4Depressive Psychotic Episode
  • Track 6-5Mixed Depression and Anxiety
  • Track 6-6Agoraphobia
  • Track 6-7Schizophrenia
  • Track 6-8Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Track 6-9Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Track 6-10Panic Disorder
  • Track 6-11Major depression

In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Addiction and stress often go hand in hand. For the individuals who are managing with high levels of stress in their day by day lives, alcohol and drugs are often used to diminish the symptoms of stress, once in a while leading to substance abuse and addiction.

Psychological trauma often occurs in those who have encountered critical harm to their psyche. This may take place because a patient has survived an especially upsetting occasion or circumstance. Each victim of psychological trauma has individual needs that they might turn to drugs for, which can open the door toward drug addiction. This dependence on substances can lead to drug addiction in patients of psychological trauma


  • Track 7-1Acute Stress
  • Track 7-2Chronic Stress
  • Track 7-3Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Track 7-4Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Track 7-5Trauma Focused Therapy
  • Track 7-6Forensic Psychotherapy
  • Track 7-7Psychological Abuse and Trauma

Behavioral addiction is a type of addiction that includes an impulse to participate in a compensating non-drug related conduct – now and again called a characteristic reward – in spite of any negative results to the person's physical, mental, social or financial well-being. A gene transcription factor referred to as Delta FosB has been distinguished as an essential regular calculate included both behavioral and drug addictions, which are related with a similar set of neural adaptations in the reward system.

Rehabilitation is the strategy of supportive or psychotherapeutic treatment for dependence on psychoactive substances, for example, alcohol, meds and road drugs, for instance cocaine, heroin or amphetamines. The general intent is to enable the patient to confront substance dependence, if present, and cease substance abuse to avoid the psychological, legal, financial, social, and physical consequences that can be caused, especially by extreme abuse. Treatment incorporates solution for depression or different disorders, guiding by specialists and sharing of involvement with different addicts

  • Track 8-1Addictive behavior
  • Track 8-2Depression
  • Track 8-3Anxiety
  • Track 8-4Mood Disorders
  • Track 8-5Psychopharmacotherapy
  • Track 8-6Kleptomania
  • Track 8-7Compulsive Behavior
  • Track 8-8Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Track 8-9Impulsivity
  • Track 8-10Psychiatric and Medical Classifications
  • Track 8-11Addictive Personality
  • Track 8-12Stress

Addiction psychiatry is a therapeutic subspecialty inside psychiatry that spotlights on the assessment, examination, and treatment of who are encountering from no short of what one issue identified with addiction.  Addiction psychiatry includes both pharmaceutical and psychotherapy, or expert remedial cooperation, as the systems of treating people. Addiction psychiatrists suggest the advantages of 12-Step projects, for example, Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous and frequently urge patients to look for outer help. 

Neuropsychiatry is a branch of solution that arrangements with mental disorders owing to illnesses of the sensory system. It went before the present controls of psychiatry and neurology, which had basic training; be that as it may, psychiatry and neurology have in this way split separated and are commonly honed independently. Individuals with traumatic brain injury can have a multitude of physical symptoms and often may have cognitive, emotional, or behavioral problems as well. These can be as -- or more -- debilitating than the neurologic squeal.

  • Track 9-1Clinical Insights
  • Track 9-2Brain Stimulation
  • Track 9-3Neuropsychology
  • Track 9-4Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Track 9-5Neurobiology
  • Track 9-6Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Track 9-7Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Track 9-8Psychotherapy
  • Track 9-9Psychiatric Consultation and Liaison
  • Track 9-10Schizophrenia
  • Track 9-11Neurological Disorders

Addiction nurse, sometimes referred to as a substance abuse nurse, specializes in the treatment of patients addicted to drugs, alcohol or other substances. Addiction nurse are trained in mental health in addition to general medicine. They give torment administration, training for patients and guardians about the threats of substance abuse and enthusiastic help to patients in emergency. They are committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of addictive disorders including alcohol and other drug dependencies, nicotine dependencies, eating disorders, dual and multiple diagnoses, and process addictions such as gambling.

Recovery:  Actually, for many individuals, recovery is a deep rooted process, requiring their progressing work and attention. Now and again, the way to lifelong recovery may feel simple. Other times, it will be difficult for individuals to withstand the impulse to backslide. Like anything throughout everyday life, it's a trip that may highlight differing territory, so lifelong support is essential.

  • Track 10-1Nursing Interventions and Screening
  • Track 10-2Recovery and Relapse
  • Track 10-3Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Track 10-4Nursing Research and Education
  • Track 10-5Innovations in Addictions Nursing
  • Track 10-6Addictions Nursing Practice
  • Track 10-7Leadership and Policy
  • Track 10-8Nursing and Primary Healthcare
  • Track 10-9Drug Rehabilitation

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the utilization of prescriptions, in blend with advising and behavioral treatments, to give an "entire patient" way to deal with the treatment of substance use disorder. Research shows that a combination of medication and therapy can successfully treat these disorders, and for some people struggling with addiction, MAT can help sustain recovery. MAT is basically utilized for the treatment of addiction on opioids, for example, heroin and remedy pain relievers that contain sedatives. The prescribed medication operates to normalize brain chemistry, block the euphoric effects of alcohol and opioids, relieve physiological cravings, and normalize body functions without the negative effects of the abused drug. Prescriptions utilized as a part of MAT are endorsed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and MAT projects are clinically determined and customized to address every patient's issues. Combining medications used in MAT with anxiety treatment medications can be fatal. Types of anxiety treatment medications include derivatives of Benzodiazepine, such as Xanax or valium.

  • Track 11-1Opioid and Alcohol Treatment
  • Track 11-2Acamprosate
  • Track 11-3Naltrexone
  • Track 11-4Disulfiram
  • Track 11-5Probuphine
  • Track 11-6Buprenorphine
  • Track 11-7Methadone
  • Track 11-8Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Track 11-9Counseling and Behavioral Therapies
  • Track 11-10Medication and Education

Self-harm is an expansive term that alludes to any cognizant and deliberate demonstration of damage toward oneself.  While some people hurt themselves as a means of ending their life, there are others who engage in self-injurious behavior that doesn’t stem from a desire to die.  These kinds of practices coordinated toward oneself incorporate cutting, burning, hitting, hair pulling and different demonstrations of deliberate self-damage.  The act of something like self-cutting or hair pulling can provide a temporary emotional release, distraction from pain, or sense of greater aliveness by de-numbing

Suicide prevention action is an umbrella term for the aggregate endeavors of nearby national associations, wellbeing experts and related experts to diminish the rate of suicide. Beyond direct interventions to stop an impending suicide, methods also involve a) treating the psychological and psycho-physiological symptoms of depressionb) improving the coping strategies of persons who would generally truly think about suicide, c) decreasing the predominance of conditions accepted to constitute chance elements for suicide, and d) giving individuals seek after a superior life after current issues are resolved.

  • Track 12-1Self-injurious Behaviour (SIB) 
  • Track 12-2Ongoing Research and Statistics
  • Track 12-3Suicidal Behaviors
  • Track 12-4Psychotherapies 
  • Track 12-5Mental Health Medications
  • Track 12-6Partnering to Prevent Youth Suicide
  • Track 12-7Suicide Prevention, Intervention, & Postvention
  • Track 12-8Awareness Raising and Campaigning
  • Track 12-9Childhood Trauma and Illness
  • Track 12-10Childhood Sexual or Physical Abuse
  • Track 12-11Risk Factors and Warning Signs

Double diagnosis (likewise alluded to as co-occurring disorders) is the point at which a man is influenced by both mental illness and substance use (additionally alluded to as the utilization of alcohol or potentially tranquilizes). Psychological sickness and substance use interface to exacerbate every finding and to have genuine, unfavorable consequences for some regions of working (counting work, connections, wellbeing, and security). Recovery from mental illness is substantially more trying for individuals with a double conclusion, and the issues looked by groups of individuals with double diagnosis can be more intricate and confounding than psychological sickness alone.

  • Track 13-1Theories of Dual Diagnosis
  • Track 13-2Hallucinogen Use Disorder
  • Track 13-3Sensitization
  • Track 13-4Physical Dependence
  • Track 13-5Psychological Dependence
  • Track 13-6Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Track 13-7Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Track 13-8Mental Health Care and Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Track 13-9Signs, Symptoms and Complications
  • Track 13-10Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Track 13-11Mental Illness
  • Track 13-12Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Track 13-13Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Track 13-14Stimulant Use Disorder

Holistic treatment is a type of healing that considers the entire individual - body, brain, soul, and feelings - in the journey for ideal wellbeing and health. According to the holistic treatment philosophy, one can achieve optimal health -- the primary goal of holistic medicine practice -- by gaining proper balance in life. All Holistic treatment experts assume that the whole individual is involved related parts and if one area isn't working honestly, the different parts will be impacted in this way, if people have imbalances (physical, emotional, or spiritual) in their lives, it can negatively affect their overall health.

The expression "Alternative Medicine" alludes to elective restorative frameworks other than allopathic or customary (ordinary) western medication. These incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy and Herbalism. These all require certification and the practitioner is referred to as a doctor. They might carry the title of Naturopathic Physician or Doctor of Chiropractic. Alternative medication is utilized as a part of place of customary or traditional solution, albeit a few people utilize them together.

  • Track 14-1Holistic Medicine
  • Track 14-2Kinesiology and Reflexology
  • Track 14-3Complementary or Integrative Medicine
  • Track 14-4Herbal Medicine
  • Track 14-5Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Track 14-6Chiropractic and Biofeedback Techniques
  • Track 14-7Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Track 14-8Aromatherapy
  • Track 14-9Homeopathy and Naturopathy
  • Track 14-10Psychotherapy
  • Track 14-11Massage Therapy
  • Track 14-12Acupuncture
  • Track 14-13Meditation and Spiritual Healing

Pharmacology is the investigation of drugs, of their activity and their work. A drug can be defined like any compound introduced into a living organism, animal or human, in order to prevent or to cure a disease, or only to attenuate symptoms, or to establish a diagnosis. Drug is a well-defined molecule which, as per its structure, cooperates with an objective of our body or that of a microorganism and causes impacts identified with the alteration of this target its useful impacts, its clinical uses and regularly its unfriendly impacts result from this cooperation. A drug is a particle of which the valuable impacts showed up adequately critical contrasted with the unfavorable impacts for getting another drug endorsement. Drugs, utilized on a preventive or remedial premise of sicknesses or to alter a physiological parameter like fertility, entered the regular daily existence of every one

Therapeutics is the piece of the pharmaceutical which ponders and applies the methods reasonable to cure and to alleviate the patients. The principal difference between pharmacology and therapeutics is that the first is based on the properties of drugs from which are deduced their clinical uses and contraindications, whereas the second depends on the patient and the ailment to be dealt with and searches for the best means for achieving that point: drugs and different means, surgery, psychotherapy, radiotherapy, recovery, pacemaker, angioplasties .Pharmacology and therapeutics go for a similar objective to enhance the treatment of the patients - and are corresponding.

  • Track 15-1Drug Pharmacology: Effects, Tolerance and Dependence
  • Track 15-2Dental Pharmacology
  • Track 15-3Pharmacognosy
  • Track 15-4Toxicology
  • Track 15-5Pharmacogenomics
  • Track 15-6Pharmacogenetics
  • Track 15-7Clinical Pharmacology
  • Track 15-8Neuropharmacology
  • Track 15-9Psychopharmacology
  • Track 15-10Developing a Pharmaceutical Product
  • Track 15-11Drug–drug Interactions
  • Track 15-12Over-the-counter Medication
  • Track 15-13Drugs during Pregnancy
  • Track 15-14Pharmacokinetics
  • Track 15-15Drug Action and Pharmacodynamics
  • Track 15-16Medicine Development and Safety Testing

Health services research is a "multidisciplinary field of logical examination that reviews how social components, financing frameworks, authoritative structures and procedures, wellbeing advancements, and individual practices influence access to wellbeing.” Applied health services research gives information, proof, and instruments to influence health care to mind reasonable, protected, successful, fair, available, and tolerant focused. For instance, items coming from health services research look into serve to empower suppliers and patients to settle on better choices. They also can be used to design health care benefits and inform policy

Drug policy is the arrangement, typically of a legislature, with respect to the control and regulation of drugs thought about hazardous, especially those which are addictive. Governments try to combat drug addiction with policies which address both the demand and supply of drugs, as well as policies which can mitigate the harms of drug abuse, and for medical treatment. Demand reduction measures incorporate preclusion; fines for drug offenses, detainment for people indicted for tranquilize offenses, treatment, (for example, deliberate recovery, coercive care, or supply on medicinal prescription for drug abusers), awareness campaigns, community social services, and support for families.

  • Track 16-1Culture of Safety
  • Track 16-2Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs
  • Track 16-3Reducing Drug Harm and Protecting Youth
  • Track 16-4Drug Decriminalization
  • Track 16-5Drug Maintenance
  • Track 16-6Drug Policy Reform and Evaluation
  • Track 16-7Public Health, Nutrition and Epidemiology
  • Track 16-8Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 
  • Track 16-9Healthcare Research and Technology
  • Track 16-10Hospital Management and Community Health
  • Track 16-11Primary Care and Family Medicine
  • Track 16-12Public Care and Patient Safety
  • Track 16-13Standards and Enforcement
  • Track 16-14Workplace Violence
  • Track 16-15Safe Patient Handling
  • Track 16-16Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
  • Track 16-17Drug Legislation and Safety