This book will be the newest edition on the series ‘advances in psychiatry’. The previous 3 volumes can be found online at http://www.wpanet.org/detail.php?section_id=10&content_id=660 . They were highly successful in covering a broad area of psychiatry from different perspectives and angles and by reflecting both specialized but also international and global approaches. This series have guaranteed quality therefore can be used by different scientific groups for teaching and learning and also as a means for fast dissemination of advanced research and transformation of research findings into the everyday clinical practice. There is already a body of readers anticipating the next volume.
1. Using School-Based Interventions for Depression Education and Prevention.- 2. Anxiety Disorders: From Bench to Bedside and Beyond.- 3. Art & Psychiatry 1: A Means for Healing and Fighting Stigma?” Psychiatry and Art: A Means for Healing and Fighting Stiga?.- 4. Art & Psychaitry 2: How the Brain Creates Art and Dreams.- 5. Biological Psychiatry: Co-morbidity in the severely mentally ill- Cardio-metabolic risk factors, prevention and intervention.- 6. Psychiatry in Developing Countries: Unconvential Therapies.- 7. DUAL DISORDERS: Addiction and other Mental Disorders; INTEGRATING MENTAL HEALTH.8. Informatics & Telecommunications in Psychiatry: Accessible and cost effective mental health care using E-Mental Health (EMH).- 9. The Future of Psychiatry: Early Career Psychiatrists.- 10. Sport Psychiatry – Aspects of a developing field.- 11. Family Research and Interventions: Family Research and Interventions.- 12. Forensic Psychiatry: Institutionalization, deinstitutionalization and the Penrose Hypothesis .- 13. Genetics in Psychiatry: Biobanking for “omics” in psychiatry: logistical and ethical aspects.- 14. HIV/AIDS Psychiatry: HIV as The Great Magnifier of Maladies – Challenges for Prevention and Compassionate Care.- 15. Immunology & Psychiatry: The Future Of Psychoneuroimmunology- Promises And Challenges.- 16. Interdisciplinary Collaboration In practice: The Georgia process and model.- 17. Military Psychiatry: Mental health consequences of war conflicts.- 18. Challenges for Old Age Psychiatry.- 19. Personality Disorders: Advances in treatment for personality disorders.- 20. Positive Psychiatry: Neuroscience of Brain Health and Resilience.- 21. Psychiatry and Human Sexuality: Mental Health And Sexual Medicine – AN UPDATE Sexual dysfunction.- 22. Psychiatry & Sleep Wakefulness Disorders: Sleep Disturbances Among Patients In Primary Psychiatric Practice.- 23. Psychiatry, Medicine & Primary Care: Integrating Mental Health into Primary Care- Training Current and Future Providers.- 24. Psychoanalysis in Psychiatry: Person Centred psychiatry and Neuro-psychoanalysis -Bridging the gap between the suffering mind and the dysfunctioning brain.- 25. Psychological Consequences of Torture & Persecution: Torture and sequels to persecution – a global challenge.- 26. Psychoneurobiology: Neurobiology of schizophrenia: electrophysiological indices.- 27. Psychoneuroendocrinology: Resilience – neurobiology of protective factors .- 28. Psychotherapy: Common Factors in Psychotherapy.- 29. Public Policy in Psychiatry: The practice of freedom: human rights and the global mental health agenda.- 30. Public mental health.- 31. Psychiatric Rehabilitation in the 21st Century.- 32. Prevention In Psychiatry: A Narrative Review Of Conceptual Basis And Current Status.- 33. Preventive Psychiatry: Can a better undergraduate psychiatry curriculum be developed based on preventive psychiatry?.- 34. Schizophrenia: Trends in schizophrenia diagnosis and treatment .- 35. Stigma & mental Health: Fighting Mental Illness Related Stigma:What We Have Learned.- 36. Transcultural Psychiatry: Refugee, asylum seeker and immigrant patients over the globe.- 37. Urban Mental Health: Urban mental health in the 21st century.- 38. Economic Recession and Mental Health – an analysis.- 39. Psychiatry Residency Education in Countries with Low and Middle-Income Economies.
Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA University Hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. Dr. Fountoulakis received his medical degree (1989), performed his residency in psychiatry (1998), and earned his doctorate in psychiatry (1999) at the 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. Until 2003 he served as a medical officer in the Greek Armed forces retired with the rank of major. In 2005, Dr. Fountoulakis was a Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuropsychiatry, at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.
it will cover a number of different ‘hot’ topics by highly prestigious authors
it will reflect a truly international and simultaneously interdisciplinary approach to mental health