Psychopharmacology 2003 Conference, 10-13 September 2003

Diana P Morrison, Andre F Joubert, Dave Swingler, Denise White, Joseph R Calabrese, Roger M Pinder, Donald W Black, David R Williams, David Castle, Dora Wynchank, Kerry Gibson, Helen Clark, Greg McCarthy, Alan J Flisher, Sebastian Akalula, James Warwick, Theophilus Lazarus, Frans Korb, Nandi Siegfried, Z Nthakwana, Petro Kempen, Eugene Allers, Alan St Clair Gibson, Mark Solms, Ruth Jarvis, Edward Nyatia, Joachim Uys, Amichand Dairam, H Maharaj, M Mabanda, Joseph R Calabrese

Abstract


List of abstracts and authors:

1. Comparative benefits of Atypical antipsychotics

Diana P Morrison

2. Evidence-based management of depression in Schizophrenia

Andre F Joubert

3. Second generation Antipsychotics: An African update

Dave Swingler

4. The drug management of patients with HIV/Aids in the Mental Health Care setting: A therapeutic challenge

Denise White

5. New developments in the treatment of Bipolar depression

Jospeh R Calabrese

6. Dual action antidepressants: Faster onset, more remission, better value?

Roger M Pinder

7. Antisocial personality disorder: A review

Donald W Black

8. The South African study of stress and health: An overview

David R Williams

9. Ugliness is in the eye of the beholder: Psychiatric apsects of body image disturbance

David Castle

10. Over diagnosed or under recognized? Treating ADHD

Dora Wynchank

11. The contagious effects of trauma and their impact on human service organisations

Kerry Gibson

12. Temporal lobe epilepsy in adolescence - 'Understanding the narrative'

Helen Clark

13. The effectiveness of treatment programs for Methaqualone (Mandrax) dependence

Greg McCarthy, Nandi Siegfried, Bronwyn Myers

14. Community influence on alcohol and marijuana

Alan J Flisher, Robyn Mallett, Gary King, Neo Morojele, Martie Muller, Carl Lombard

15. Psychiatric presentations of medical illness

Sebastian Akalula

16. Imaging of brain function using Spect

James Warwick

17. Selected neuropsychological test performances and SSRI usage

Theophilus Lazarus

18. Comparative effectiveness and safety of antipsychotic treatments for outpatient Schizophrenia

Frans Korb, Adel Sadak, Aly Akram, Sunar Birsoz, Abderrahmane Belaid

19. Evidence-based mental healthcare - What do you know, think, feel?

Nandi Siegfried, George Swingler, Soraya Seedat, Martie Muller, Rachel Churchill, Dan Stein

20. Competitions Act - Anti-competitive health care practices

Z Nthakwana

21. Unique approach to mental wellness by medical Schemes

Petro Kempen

22. What happens to my medical aid contribution?

Eugene Allers

23. Financial issues in a modern private practice

Mike Edwards

24. Transcranial magnetic stimulation: Uses in brain function research and medical intervention

Alan St Clair Gibson

25. The Neurochemistry of dreams: Implications for Psychiatry

Mark Solms

26. Tenascin-R expression in the Central Nervvous system of lower vertebrates

Ruth Jarvis, N-. Hsu, P. Pesheva and D.M. Lang

25. Localisation of the Nogo-A receptor in Neronal Lipid rafts

Edward Nyatia, D.M. Lang

26. Characterising an animal model for early life trauma using time dependent sensitisation

Joachim D.K. Uys, Willie M.U. Daniels, Dan J. Stein

27. Tolmetin affords protection against Quinoclinic acid induced Neurotoxixity in Rat brain

Amichand Dairam, S Daya

28. Acetaminophen and aspirin inhibit superoxide anion generation and Lipid Peroxidation, and protect against 1-Methyl-4Phenyl Pyridinim-induced Dopaminergic Neurotoxicity in rats

H. Maharaj, D.S. Maharaj, K. S. Saravanan, K.P. Mohanakumar, S. Daya

29. Can exercise provide Neuroprotection in a rat model for Parkinson's disease?

M Mabandla, L Kellaway, A St Clair Gibson, M Lambert, V Russell

30. Treatment of rapid cycling Bipolar disorder

Joseph R. Calabrese

31. Depression as a Neurodegenerative Disorder: The need for achieving remission

Roger M Pinder

32. Side-effects induced by modern antidepressants- Overview and management

Franco Colin

33. The Placebo response in antidepressant clinical trials

Robin Emsley

34. Impulse control disorders: An overview

Donald W. Black

35. Post traumatic stress disorder: The Wits trauma clinic experience

Ugash Subramaney

36. Post traumatic stress disorder among recently diagnosed patients with HIV in South Africa

Soraya Seedat, Bo Olley, D J Stein

37. Improving outcome in Schizophrenia

Diana P Morrison

38. Reviewing post Graduate training

Cliff W Allwood

39. Ethics in HIV Research

Keimanthro Moodley

40. Improving and maintaining ethical standrads in Psychiatric research

Tuviah Zabow

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Posters: Neurosciences section (Presenting author only)

1. Blunted Acth response correlates with altered Neurotransmitter function in maternally separatedrats

W M U Daniels

2. A mechanism for zinc toxicity in Neuroblastoma cells

W M U Daniels

3. The effects of Hypericum Perforatum, Quercetin, and Fluoxetine on receptor densities in the Rat Brain

L Heiderman

4. Trichotillomania and obsessive-compulsive disorder: Clinical and genetic comparisons within a South African population

S M J Hemmings

5. Expression of Nogo-A in the amphibian central nervous system

N. J. Hsu

6. Biochemical model for inflammation of the brain: The role of iron, transferring and toxiferring in Lipid Peroxidation

S J Van Rensburg

7. Improvement in Alzheimer's disease patients with antioxidant supplementation over 15 months

S J Van Rensburg

8. The Placebo effect - Is it all in the mind?

S J Van Rensburg

9. Very low serum iron concentrations in elderly patients with active Carcinoma

S J van Rensburg

10. Melatonin affords protection against Rotenone-induced Neurotoxicity

R John

11. Effect of enriched environment on Ca uptake via NMDA receptors into barrel cortex slices of spontaneously Hypertensiverats

M Lehohla

12. Effects of Methylpenidate in a rat model for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

G. L. S. Lelaka

13. 6-Hydroxymelatonin converts Fe (III) to Fe(II) and reduces iron-induced Lipid Peroxidation

D S Maharaj

14. Metrofinate Potentiates Quinolinic Acid and Potassium Cyanide induced Neurotoxicity

A Ramsunder

15. The effect of chronic Intra-Amylgdala CRF injections on rat behaviour and HPA-Axis function

L Richter

16. Effect of Glutamate in the Prefrontal Cortex of a rat model for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

V Russell

17. An investigation into the relationship between Corticosterone and Neuron Cell death

P J Van Vuuren

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41. Blunted Acth response correlates with altered Neurotransmitter function in maternally separated Rats

W M U Daniels, C Y Pietersen, M E Carstens, D J Stein

42. A mechanism for Zinc Toxicity in NeuroBlastoma Cells

W M U Daniels, J Hendricks, R Salie, S J Van Rensburg

43. The effects of Hypericum Perforatum, Quercetin and Fluoxetine on receptor densities in the rat brain

L Heideman and S Daya

44. Trichotillomania and obsessive-compulsive disorder: Clinical and genetic comparisons withn a South African population

S M J Hemmings, C J Kinnear, C Lochner, H Moolman-Smook, D J H Niehaus, V Corfield, D J Stein

45. Expression of Nogo-A in the amphibian central nervous system

N. J. Hsu, R Jarvis, D. M. Lang

46. Biochemical model for inflammation of the brain: The role of iron, transferring and Toxiferring in Lipid Peroxidation

S J Van Rensburg, R T Erasmus, J M van Zyl, D Hon, W M U Daniels, F C V Potocnik, M J Kotze, N J De Villiers, P R Hurly

47. Improvement in Alzheimer's Disease patients with antioxidant supplementation over 15 months

S J van Rensburg, F C V Potocnik, J M Van Zyl, B J Van der Walt, D Hon, A Roos, E Rienhardt, R T Erasmus

48. The Placebo effect - Is it all in the mind?

S J van Rensburg, R A  Emsley, C M Smuts, M Kidd, S Van der Merwe, C C Myburgh, P Oosthuizen, H Bleeker

49. Very low serum Iron concentrations in elderly patients with active Carcinoma

S J van Rensburg, R Erasmus, D Hon, C Bouwens

50. Melatonin affords protection against Rotenone-induced Neurotoxicity

R John, S Daya

51. Effect of enriched environment on Ca uptake via NMDA Receptors into barrel Cortex slices of spontaneously Hypertensive rats

M Lehohla, V Russell, L Kellaway

52. Effects of Methylpenidate in a rat model for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

G. L. S. Lelaka, V. A. Russel, L. A. Kellaway

53. 6-Hydroxymelatonin converts Fe (III) to Fe (II) and reduces iron-induced Lipid Peroxidation

D S Maharaj, S Daya

54. Metrofinate Potentiates Quinolinic Acid and Potassium Cyanide induced Neurotoxicity

A Ramsunder, S Daya

55. The effect of chronic Intra-Amygdala CRF injections on rat behaviour and HPA-Axis function

L Richter, W Daniels, D J Stein

56. Effect of Glutamate in the Prefrontal Cortex of a rat model for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

V Russell, M Lehohla, L Kellaway

57. An investigation into the relationship between Corticosterone and Neuron cell death

P J Van Vuuren, J Hendricks, W M U Daniels

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Posters: Psychiatry Section

1. Descriptive study of Tardive Dyskinesia in a South African Xhosa population

S Brink

2. Alcohol drinking problems at three urban High Schools in Umtata

O Alonso Betancourt

3. Childhood and adolescent sexual abuse - Demographic, traumatic and clinical signposts

P D Carey

4. Inositol in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

P D Carey

5. A review of factors associated with Suicidal behaviour in children and adolescents admitted to Tygerberg Hospital

T Du Plessis

6. Psychological and physical outcomes fo elective abortion; Local Anaesthesia vs Intravenous Sedation

T Ericksen

7. Mental health literacy of Human Resource Practitioners in South Africa

C J Hugo

8. The importance of a specialized clinic for the care of patients with first episodes of psychosis

N Keyter

9. Self-report vs Urinary drug screening in Schizophrenia: A pilot study

L Koen

10. The effect of aggression on the use of Psychotropics in Schizophrenia: A naturalistic study

H Lategan

11. Factor analysis of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders in patients with obssessive-compulsive disorder: Clinical and Genetic correlates

C Lochner

12. Experiences in obsessive-compulsive Disorder and Trichotillomania: Role of childhood trauma

C Lochner

13. Delusional systems in Xhosa Schizophrenia Sibpairs

J E Muller

14. OCD Heteogeneity reflected by lack of Genealogically determined founder effect

D J H Niehaus

15. The efficacy and tolerbaility of low-dose vs standard dose Haloperidol in first episode Psychosis. A randomised, double-blind study

P P Oosthuizen

16. Treatment with low-dose Haloperidol does not protect against Tardive Dyskinesia

P P Oosthuizen

17. Do healthcare funders discriminate against members on the grounds of mental illness?

O Scholtz

18. Treatment strategies in patients with Clozaopine-resistant Schizophrenia at Stikland Hospital: A critical evaluation of one option

A Schulte

19. Early coadministration of Clonazepam with Paroxetine for generalized social anxiety disorder

S Seedat

20. Trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms in adolescents: A schools' survey in Cape Town (South Africa) and Nairobi (Kenya)

S Seedat

21. The QTC effects of Thioridazine when used as a second line Anti-psychotic ( at Stikland Hospital)

C Seller

22. Brain imaging and substance related disorders

D J Stein

23. Gender differences in trauma exposure & post traumatic stress disorder in a clinic sample

S Suliman

24. Assessing the prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms among clinica at Tygerbeg Academic Hospital and controls

H Van der Bijl

25. Pharmacological challenge with a serotonin ID Agonist in alcohol dependence

B Vythilingum

26. The treatment of ADHD in adults

W Verbeeck

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58. Descriptive study of Tardive Dyskinesia in a South African Xhosa population

S Brink, D J H Niehaus, L Koen, J E Muller

59. Alcohol drinking problems at three Urban High Schools in Umtata

O Alonso Betancourt, M Morales Herrera

60. Childhood and adolescent sexual abuse - Demographic, traumatic and clinical signposts

P D Carey, J Walker, S Seedat, D J Stein

61. Inositol in the treatment of obsessive compulsive Disorder

P D Carey, S Seedat, D J Stein

62. A review of factors associated with suicidal behaviour in children and adolescents admitted to Tygerberg Hospital

T Du Plessis, S M Hawkridge, F H Theron, S A Du Plessis

63. Psychological and physical outcomes of elective abortion: Local anaestheisa vs Intravenous sedation

T Ericksen, S Seedat, P Labuschagne, D J Stein

64. Mental health literacy of Human resource practitioners in South Africa

C J Hugo, H D Vos, D J Stein

65. The importance of a specialized clinic for the care of patients with first episodes of psychosis

N Keyter, P P Oosthuizen, R A Emsley, H J Turner

66. Self-reort vs urinary drug screening in Schizophrenia: A pilot study

L Koen, D J H Niehaus, J E Muller, C Seller, N Keyter

67. The effect of aggression on the use of Psychotropics in Schizophrenia: A naturalistic study

H Lategan, L Koen, D J H Niehaus

68. Factor analysis of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders in patients with obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Clinical and genetic correlates

C Lochner, D J H Niehaus, S M J Hemmings, C J Kinnear, V A Corfield, J C Moolman-Smook, D J Stein

69. Experiences in obsessive-compulsive disorder and Trichotillomania: Role of childhood trauma

C Lochner, S Seedat, P D Carey, D J Stein

70. Delusional systems in Xhosa Schizophrenia Sibpairs

J E Muller, D J H Niehaus, L Koen, C Seller, N Keyter, C Laurent, R A Emsley

71. OCD Heteogeneity reflected by lack of Genealogically determined founder effect

D J H Niehaus, L Endeman, I Bosman, S Hemmings, C Lochner, L Koen, H Moolman-Smook, V A Corfield, D J Stein

72. The efficacy and tolerability of low-dose vs standard dose Haloperidol in first episode Psychosis. A randomised, double-blind study

P P Oosthuizen, R A Emsley, H J Turner, N Keyter

73. Treatment with low-dose Haloperidol does not protect against Tardive Dyskinesia

P P Oosthuizen, R A Emsley, H J Turner, N Keyter

74. Do healthcare funders discriminate against members on the grounds of mental illness?

O Scholtz, P P Oosthuizen, C Hugo, B Richards

75. Treatment strategies in patients with Clozapine resistant Schizophrenia at Stikland Hospital: A critical evaluation of one option

A Schulte, D J H Niehaus, L Koen, J E Muller, P P Oosthuizen, R A Emsley

76. Early coadministration of Clonazepam with Paroxetine for generalised Social Anxiety Disorder

S Seedat, M B Stein

77. Trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms in adolescents: A schools' survey in Cape Town (South Africa) and Nairobi (Kenya)

S Seedat, C Nyamap, F Njenga, B Vythilingum, D J Stein

78. The QTC effects of Thioridazine when used as a second line Antipsychotic (at Stikland Hospital)

C Seller, P P Oosthuizen

79. Brain imaging and substance related disorders

D J Stein

80. Gender differences in trauma exposure & post traumatic stress disorder in a clinic sample

S Suliman, S Seedat, F Gxama, J Walker, W Rossouw

81. Assessing the prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms among clinicians at Tygerberg Academic Hospital and controls

H Van der Bijl, P P Oosthuizen

82. Pharmacological challenge with a Serotonin ID agonist in alcohol dependence

B Vythilingum, C Wessels, S Maritz, W P Pienaar, D J Stein

83. The treatment of ADHD in adults

W Verbeeck


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v9i2.136

Submitted: 11 August 2008
Published: 01 September 2003




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