Main objectives of the Section on Psychoneurobiology are:
The promotion of integration of findings from several research fields, such as neurophysiology, psychology, neuropsychology and psychiatry.
To foster the understanding of psychopathology.
To improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions.
Department of Psychiatry University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Largo Madonna delle Grazie 80138 Naples Italy
Phone: +39 081 566 6532 Fax: +39 081 566 6523
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Roozbeh Hospital-South Kargar street
Giulia Maria Giordano
Department of Psychiatry
University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Largo Madonna delle Grazie
80138 Naples, Italy
Phone: +39 081 566 6512
Fax: +39 081 566 6523
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Main Achievements 2017-2021
20th WPA World Congress, Virtual Congress 2021: Section Symposium “Electrophysiological evaluation and modulation of symptoms and functional outcomes in psychosis”.
9th WPA World Congress, Lisbon 2019: Section Symposium: “Electrophysiological and neuropsychological approaches toward phenomenology and onset of psychoses”.
17th WPA World Congress, Berlin 2017: Section Symposium "Schizophrenia heterogeneity: characterization of syndromes and outcome using electrophysiological, cognitive, and functional measures".
20th WPA World Congress, Virtual Congress 2021.
19th WPA World Congress, Lisbon 2019.
17th WPA World Congress, Berlin 2017.
Neurobiology of Schizophrenia: Electrophysiological Indices. In: Javed A., Fountoulakis K. (eds) Advances in Psychiatry. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-70554-5_27. This chapter focuses on the importance of electroencephalographic (EEG) studies for the section’s objectives and especially for (a) the study of functional brain abnormalities related to liability to psychosis and schizophrenia pathophysiology and (b) characterization of schizophrenia psychopathological dimensions.