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Prof. Eduard Vieta

Eduard Vieta psiquiatra Controversies Psiquiatria Barcelona
Hospital Clínic & Universitat de Barcelona
Moderador Taula rodona 3. Intervencions terapèutiques
Data Divendres, 26 d'abril, 2024
Hora 15:00 - 19:30


Eduard Vieta is Professor of Psychiatry and Chair at the University of Barcelona, and Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain, where he also leads the Bipolar and Depressive Disorders Program. His unit is one of the worldwide leaders in clinical care, teaching and research on affective disorders and precision psychiatry. He is also Scientific Director of the Spanish Research Network on Mental Health (CIBERSAM).

Professor Vieta has received various awards, including: the Aristotle Award, the Mogens Schou Award by the International Society of Bipolar Disorders, the Colvin Prize by the Brain & Behavior Foundation, the Clinical Neuroscience Lilly award by the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the Simon Bolivar Award by the American Psychiatric Association, the Excellence Award by the College of Physicians, the Trueta Award by the Medical Sciences Academy, and the Dissemination and Humanities Award by the University of Barcelona. He has been named best psychiatrist in Spain (Monitor Sanitario, El Español), is an honorary member of the Spanish Society of Biological Psychiatry and has also been awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Valencia. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia.

Professor Vieta has authored more than 1,000 original articles, 500 book chapters and 50 books. His h-index is 144, he has over 80,000 citations and his papers have had over 700,000 downloads. He is the most cited author worldwide on bipolar disorder, has been listed as one of the “World’s most influential minds” and is oin the Best Doctors list by Forbes. Furthermore, he is Editor-in-Chief of European Neuropsychopharmacology, has served as Invited Professor at McLean Hospital and Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA and as Neuroscience Scientific Advisor to the European Presidency.