Papers & presentations
Dr. Amin A. Muhammad
professor of psychiatry, is author of two recent publications and
made three keynote presentations at conferences in Pakistan during
December 2008. Karo-Kari: A form of honor killing in Pakistan, was
published in the Dec. 8, 2008, edition of Transcultural Psychiatry.
The article, Aftermath of child abuse: Need to reduce the burden of
morbidity, was published in the Journal of the Pakistan Medical
Association, 2008, Vol. 58, No 12. Dr. Muhammad visited Pakistan
during December where his book Weather of Pain was launched Dec.
15. This book deals with true stories about mentally ill people who
underwent social adversities – the narration is in the form
of short stories glazed with fiction. On Dec. 17 he conducted a
seminar on Prevention of Mental Illness with Focus on Depression at
the Pakistan Medical Association, Karachi. On Dec. 20 he presented
a keynote address titled Mental illness among Psychiatrists at the
National Science Conference held at the Karachi University. On Dec.
21 he presented a talk on Beyond Child Abuse: Challenges Ahead at
the Child Rights Conference held at College of Physicians and
Surgeons of Pakistan.