Program 2018

Saturday 9th June 2018

8.30-10.00 Registration
9.00-10.00 Taijiquan Session Dr. Carlo Moiraghi & Dr. Paola Poli
Chair – K.Theodoratou  – Μ. Tarabe
10.00-10.30 Opening – General introduction of stress systems
10.30-11.00 Acupuncture and Emotional Distress Dr. Tarabe MD, MSc, PhD,  Dipl. BSBRM, FEBOPRAS, Plastic Surgeon, Athens, Greece
11.00-11.45 Acupuncture in an earthquake emergency. An observational study of 42 patients who received acupuncture treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and musculoskeletal pain in the aftermath of the Amatrice earthquake Dr. Paola Poli MD & Dr. Carlo Moiraghi MD , Italy
11.45-12.00 Q + A
12.00-12.30 Coffee Break
12.30-13.00 Stress, Epigenetics & Acupuncture Dr. Konstantina Theodoratou MD, Med Psych., MSc Guangzhou University, President of ICMART, President of SAMAG, Athens, Greece
13.00-14.00 Stress Management: Hellenic Tradition and HRV Biofeedback N. Magalios, Personal Development Trainer, B.A. Psychology, B.Sc. Management
14.00-15.00 Lunch Break
Chair  – E.Tsalkama – E.Xomeritaki
15.00-16.00 The contribution of music therapy and social music therapy in stress reduction, mental health, improvement of quality of life and the social integration of perosns with mild or severe disabilities and incapacities P. Evangelou, Music Therapist
16.00-16.30 Stress and Breath: Judges of Life and Death   Dr. A. Sakellaropοulos MD, Pulmonologist, PCCM
16.30-17.00 Stress and Dental Disorders Dr. A. Tsirigoti, Dental Surgeon, Athens, Greece
17.00-17.30 Strain: the path from stress to burn-out Dr. Antonio Sant'Ana MD, Bauru Estadual Hospital, Brazil

Sunday 10th June 2018

9.00-10.00 Qigong Session Dr.Carlo Moiraghi & Dr. Paola Poli
Chair –  K.Theodoratou – Α. Tsirigoti
10.00-10.45 Reduction of pain and improvement of the quality of life in acupuncture-treated neoplastic patients, observational study Dr. Carlo Moiraghi MD & Dr. Paola Poli MD , Italy
10.45-11.15 Mental Stress as a contibutor of pathophysiology of metabolic diseases and the place of medical acupuncture in an attempt of therapeutic management Dr. G. Bellos MD, PhD, MRCGP, MEPMA, Dip.ACU , Athens, Greece 
11.15-11.45 Stress related disorders in veterinary medicine. How acupuncture can alleviate or even decrease the pathology induced by stress in animal health Dr.E. Tsalkama, DVM Equine Practitioner, Thessaloniki, Greece
11.45-12.15 Coffee Break
12.15-12.45 Stress, Everyday Life and Aging Professor G. Chrousos
12.45-13.45 Stress as a path to cure and evolution Dr. I. Anastasiou, Physicist, PhD
13.45-14.30 How my thought and my psychology can overcome the effects of stress V. Vertopoulos – BA Marketing/BSc Psychology/MSc Sport Psychology
14.30-15.30 Lunch Break
Chair – E.Tsalkama – A. Sant'Ana
15.30-16.00 Acupuncture meridians as evidenced by infrared thermoimaging Dr. Antonio C. Sant'Ana MD, Bauru Estadual Hospital, Brazil 
16.00-18.00 Workshop: Lifestyle medicine: stress , health & acupuncture protocols – limited number of participants – preregistration recommended Dr Konstantina Theodoratou MD, Med Psych., MSc Guangzhou University, President of ICMART, President of SAMAG, Athens, Greece
18.00 Conclusions and Closing Ceremony