Personality and Health Psychology

13 March 2018


The Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Human Sciences, Beirut Arab University, organized its annual International Conference, entitled Personality and Health Psychology. Both inter- and multi-disciplinary, the conference brought together scholars from Kuwait, Malaysia, Egypt, Turkey, Indonesia, India, Tunisia, Iran and Lebanon. The conference opened with a lecture by keynote speaker, Prof. Basem El Shabb, Cardiac Surgeon and Member of the Parliament, followed by seven sessions which covered various themes, such as “Personality and Health”, “Health, Culture and Quality of Life”, “Health, Illness and Medical Models”, “Stress and Health”, “Counseling and Therapy”, “Media and Positive Psychology” and “Health Issues among Children, Women and the Elderly”. The conference issued a number of recommendations.