Luigi Janiri

Catholic University, Italy

Specialized in Neurology and in Psychiatry, Luigi Janiri is currently Associate and qualified Full Professor of Psychiatry, and Director of the Psychiatry Residency Training at the Catholic University in Rome, Italy. He is also Head of the Unit of Liaison Psychiatry at the Gemelli University Hospital in Rome and Professor of Psychopathology at the LUMSA University in Rome, after teaching at the European and Urbanian Universities of Rome. He was Research Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Psychiatry, Munich, for preclinical studies on opioid peptides, and Visiting Professor at the University of Buenos Aires-UBA. Prof. Janiri has been invited member of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Chair of the World Psychiatric Association Section on Ecology, Psychiatry and Mental Health (2008-2014) and President of the Italian Society of Psychiatry, Regional Section (2006-10). He is currently President Elect of the European Society of Social Psychiatry, Vice-Chair of the Italian Society of Addiction Psychiatry and a foreign member of the Société Médico-Psychologique. Prof. Janiri has been member of the governmental Committee on Alcohol and Alcohol-Related Problems at the Italian Welfare Ministry (2004-2010) and has served as coordinator of the work group on education. He is a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association. The scientific activity of Prof. Janiri consists of 358 full articles and book chapters, and in particular 166 international peer-reviewed papers. The main topics of his interest are: addictions, affective disorders, impulsivity, anhedonia, post-traumatic syndromes, social psychiatry, treatments including pharmacotherapies, psychotherapies and rehabilitation.

Biography Updated on 31 August 2016

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