Individual Partner: Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Assistant professor: Department of Psychiatry, University of Patras; Adjunct professor, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technical University of Munich
Preferred contact: email@example.com
Key Words: old-age psychiatry, neurocognitive disorders, intercultural psychiatry, mental disorder conceptualization
Resident in: Greece
Working in: Greece and Germany
Area(s) of Interest in VBP: intercultural psychiatry, personalized mental health care of neurocognitive disorders, decision making in intercultural settings, Research/philosophy.
Related Area(s) of Interest: Ethics, Communication skills, Decision theory, Evidence-based practice, Medical humanities.
Area(s) of healthcare expertise: old-age psychiatry, person-centred mental health services, neurocognitive disorders.
Brief Description of Work: Academic activity is mainly focused on the challenges of VBP in intercultural settings which are currently very common due to globalization and heavy migratory flows, as well as on scrutinizing the validity of the conceptualization of mental diseases (e.g. biomarker-underpinned conceptualization of Alzheimer’s disease, conceptualization of autism spectrum disorder). Clinical activity at the University Hospital of Patras (acute psychiatric ward, outpatient unit) and teaching and research activity at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Patras, as well as at the Medical Faculty of the Technical University of Munich.