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Personalized Psychiatry

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The Personalised Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association, through its network of international members, engages in scholarly and scientific activities designed to promote and educate on the possible role of personalized and precision medicine approach in psychiatry and mental health.

More specifically the Personalised Psychiatry Section:

  1. Disseminates information about personalised/precision medicine approach in psychiatry through books, symposia and courses offered at international meetings and congresses.

  2. Advancing scientific knowledge about personalised medicine in psychiatry through collaborative research and publications by its members of scientific papers supporting the validity of personalised medicine approach.

  3. Promoting the development of “Personalised Medicine in Psychiatry” an Elsevier Journal launched in 2017 by Giampaolo Perna, Chair of the section, and Charles Nemeroff, co-Chair of the section.

Section Officers


Giampaolo Perna - Chair - Personalized P

Giampaolo Perna

Humanitas University, Via Rita Levi Montalcini 4, Pieve Emanuele (Milan), Italy & Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Villa San Benedetto Menni, Hermanas Hospitalarias

Via Roma 16 21020 Albese con Cassano (Como)  Italy
Phone: +39 031 4291539


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Charles B. Nemeroff

Address: Department of Psychiatry
Associate Dell Medical School | The University of Texas at Austin
Health Discovery Building (HDB), 1601 Trinity Street, Stop Z0600,
Office HDB 4.112, 

Austin, Texas (78712-1873), United States of America
Phone:+ 1 512-495-5319


Alan Schatzberg - Secretary - Personaliz

Alan F. Schatzberg

Address: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University 
School of Medicine 
401 Quarry Road, Third Floor Stanford, CA 94305-5717 United States of America
Phone: +1 650 723 6811
Fax: +1 650 498 5294

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