Kostas N. Fountoulakis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis received his Medical degree, performed his residency in psychiatry, and earned his Ph.D. degree in psychiatry at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He received a 3-year fellowship in psychosomatic medicine and a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship for research from the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece. In 2005, Dr. Fountoulakis was a Research Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuropsychiatry, at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. Dr. Fountoulakis’ areas of clinical and research interest are reflected in the topics that he teaches: general psychiatry, biological psychiatry, psychopharmacology, and personality disorders. He is an active member of a number of national and international professional organizations and was most recently a Member of the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (CINP) Advisory Board to the Task Force on the Usefulness of Antidepressants. In 2006, Dr. Fountoulakis serves as a Secretary, Private Practice Section, of the World Psychiatric Association and is the Chair, Neuropsychological and Psychometric Instruments Section, of the Greek Psychiatric Association. He is a Founding Member of the International Society on Brain and Behavior and is currently serving as its Secretary and CME Activity Director. Dr. Fountoulakis is the Editor-in-Chief of Annals of General Psychiatry and is Guest Editor of Current Opinion in Psychiatry. He has coauthored more than 200 papers delivered to congresses or published in national and international journals such as International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, Journal of Affective Disorders, Schizophrenia Research, Psychiatry Research, Bipolar Disorders, Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry, and the British Journal of Psychiatry, among others.

Biography Updated on 16 January 2011

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