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International Review of Psychosis & Bipolarity

Athens, Greece, 9-12 May 2014

Chair: Prof Konstantinos Fountoulakis

Co-Sponsored Scientific Meeting by the World Psychiatric Association  International Society of Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology  Hellenic Psychiatric Association


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Speaker Biographies

The IFPB is delighted to announce the following speakers for IRPB Athens 2014.

Prof Maurizio Pompili (Italy)
Prof Maurizio Pompili (Italy)

Maurizio Pompili, M.D, Ph.D. is currently Professor of Suicidology and part of the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology of Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

Maurizio Pompili, M.D, Ph.D. is currently Professor of Suicidology and part of the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology of Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, where he received his M.D. degree, where he trained in Psychiatry (both summa cum laude) and where he has doctoral degree in Experimental and Clinical Neurosciences. He is the Director of the Suicide Prevention Center at Sant’Andrea Hospital in Rome. He is also part of the Community at McLean Hospital – Harvard Medical School, USA.

He is the recipient of the American Association of Suicidology’s 2008 Shneidman Award for “Outstanding early career contribution to suicidology”.

Maurizio Pompili is the Chairman of the National Representative of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). He is part of IASP Task Force for Emergency Medicine and Suicidal Behavior and he is currently the Italian representative for International Association for Suicide Prevention. He is also member of the International Academy for Suicide Research and the American Association of Suicidology

Professor Pompili has provided validation studies of the Beck Hopelessness Scale, Reason for Living Inventory, TEMPS-A for the Italian population researching the interplay of factors that may precipitate suicide both in clinical and non-clinical samples.

He has published more than 300 papers on suicide including original research articles, book chapters and editorials. He co-edited ten international books on suicide (including the latest Evidence-based practice in suicidology with Hogrefe & Huberr and Suicide in the words of suicidologists with Nova).

Maurizio Pompili is particularly active in collaborations the Italian Ministry of Health and Italian Health Institute for suicide prevention. He is the principal investigator for Italy for the START study directed by Prof. De Leo. He recently launched the Race for Live, a sporting event to support suicide prevention in the community.

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