9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
2nd National Conference: Anxiety and Depression
Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
London, UK
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2nd National Conference: Anxiety and Depression
Institute of Physics

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, October 1, 2009
08:00:00 Registration and Refreshments
08:55:00 Welcome and Introduction
09:00:00 The causes and diagnosis of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents
09:00:00 Keynote Address: Our changing society and its effect on the mental welfare of our children Dawn Rees
09:40:00 Time trends in youth emotional problems: a comparison of English teenagers in 1986 and 2006 Stephan Collishaw
10:10:00 Bullying: precursors, consequences and interventions Dieter Wolke
10:40:00 Refreshments
10:50:00 Education: the role of government, schools and other initiatives
11:10:00 An update on anxiety and depression in children and adolescents and the prevention of misdiagnosis Anthony James
11:50:00 Why is a child’s mental wellbeing a vital issue for central government? Cathy Street
12:20:00 Targeted Mental Health in Schools Programme: an overview of current progress, including models of service delivery and initial learning from Phase 1 pathfinders Sarah Jane Williamson
12:50:00 Lunch
13:40:00 Support networks for the anxious and depressed child: the role of charity organisations Peter Wilson
14:10:00 The implications of the changes to the Mental Health Act 1983 to 2007 and the development of age appropriate services for children and young people Kathryn Pugh
14:50:00 CAMHS to AMHS Transition: findings from the TRACK study Swaran Singh
15:20:00 Refreshments
15:40:00 Education initiative: can young people be taught how to be happy? Ian Morris
16:10:00 Debate:
16:10:00 Debate: Some children really are in crisis and not just the victims of adults’ anxiety Tim Gill, Bob Reitemeier
16:50:00 Panel discussion
17:00:00 Close of Day one
Friday, October 2, 2009
08:30:00 Welcome and Introduction
09:00:00 Types of disorders and treatment case studies Dickon Bevington
09:00:00 Obsessive compulsive disorder Cynthia Turner
09:40:00 Adolescent co-morbid anxiety, depression and eating disorders: research and clinical management Nadia Micali
10:20:00 Co-morbidity in adolescents: depression and substance misuse Dickon Bevington
11:10:00 Refreshments
11:25:00 Improving outcomes for the more vulnerable young person with mental disorders Sarah Brennan
11:55:00 Trends in deliberate self–harm in young people David Kingsley
11:55:00 Focus on self harm and suicide
12:25:00 Suicide, harm to self and harm to others: risk management in adolescent males Lesley French
12:55:00 Lunch
13:45:00 The legal implications of using the Mental Health Act in relation to children Anthony Harbour
13:45:00 Legal and ethical issues in the management of children with mental health disorders Paul Wilkinson
14:15:00 Current controversies in the clinical uses of anti-depressants for treatment of anxiety and depression Paul Wilkinson
14:45:00 Ethical issues in the treatment of the vulnerable child Deborah Bowman
15:15:00 Looking to the future: what changes do we want to see in the NICE guidelines for depression in children and young people? Gordana Milavic
15:45:00 Discussion
16:00:00 Close of conference
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