Mental Health

Location: Trousdale Estates

Session Co-Chairs: Shakeh Kaftarian, PhD, Anita Avedian, MFT

13:30 Management of Bipolar Depression: A Review
Artin Jebejian, MSc, DPM, FRANZCP
13:50 Ugh! I Feel Depressed: Facebook Use and Psychosocial Wellbeing
Minas Michikyan, MA
14:10 Transgenerational Transmission of Armenian Genocide Trauma
Khachatur Gasparyan, PhD
14:30 Adolescent Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Use: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know
Shakeh Kaftarian, PhD
15:00 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion
15:15 Coffee Break
15:30 Autism and Related Developmental Disorders in Children: Myths Versus Facts About Etiology,
Assessment and Early Intervention
Talin Babikian, PhD, ABPP
15:45 Usage of Alternative Communication with Autistic Children in Armenia
Armenuhi Avagyan, PhD
16:00 Neuropsychological and Developmental Impact of Childhood Epilepsies
Arthur Partikian, MD
16:15 Determinants and Impact of Behavioral Problems on Quality of Life in Children with Epilepsy
Arthur Partikian, MD
16:30 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion