Titel: Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy
Autoren/Herausgeber: Hagop S. Akiskal, Mauricio Tohen (Hrsg.)
Ausgabe: 2. Auflage
Hagop Akiskal is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry andDirector of the International Mood Center, San Diego VeteransAdministration Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA. Hewas awarded the Jean Delay prize by the World PsychiatricAssociation in 2002 for research work that better bridges the gapbetween biological, psychological and social aspects of psychiatryand mental health. He has received the Gold Medal for PioneerResearch (Society of Biological Psychiatry), the German Anna MonikaPrize for Depression, the NARSAD Prize for Affective Disorders, theFrench Jules Baillarger and the Italian Aretaeus Prizes for hisresearch on the bipolar spectrum. He is Editor-in-Chief of theJournal of Affective Disorders.
Mauricio Tohen was appointed to the Krusendowed chair in Psychiatry at the University of Texas HealthScience Centre at San Antonio in 2009. He is Chief ofthe Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department ofPsychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Centre, San Antonio, Texas, USA. He is President of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (2010 -2012). His research has focused on the clinical epidemiologyand psychopharmacological treatments of bipolar disorder. ProfessorTohen has over 200 original publications and over 500 book chaptersand scientific abstracts. He has co-edited Mood Disorders Acrossthe Lifespan and Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology,and has also edited Comorbidity in Affective Disorders.