Famous Israeli psychiatrist will give a lecture at Yerevan State Medical University

June 10, 2016  13:04

In the June 17th 2016 at 10a.m. in Lecture Room № 6 of Yerevan State Medical University after M.Heratsi will be held the lecture of Professor Joseph Zohar "The Neuroscience-based Nomenclature (NbN): What it means for you as a clinician" for students, clinical residents and doctors.

Prof. Zohar is an expert of Psychiatry at the Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Prof. Zohar is the immediate past-President of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), Currently the Chair of the Expert Platform, Chair of the Israeli consortium on PTSD, and Chair of the Israeli Brain Council. Prof. Zohar is a board member for the International Master in Affective Neuroscience, a visiting Professor at the University of Maastricht (The Nederland's), and an immediate past-Chair of the International College of Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (ICOCS).

Prof. Zohar has authored more than 300 papers, has written or edited 16 books focusing on refractory depression, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder and Psychotropics, and was the founding associate editor of CNS Spectrums and of the World Journal of Biological Psychiatry and is also on the editorial boards of several journals, including European Psychiatry, the International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice and Neuropsychobiology.

Prof. Zohar was advisor to DSM – IV and 5 in OCD and co-chair of Sub-Workgroup preparing the research agenda on OCD for DSM-5.

Currently Prof. Zohar Chairs an international collaboration (joint venture of ECNP, ACNP, CINP and AsCINP) on developing new nomenclature for CNS drugs, Chairs the Expert Platform on Mental Health focus on Depression along with being a Director at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel.

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