Dr Guilherme Messas

Project Partner: Dr Guilherme Messas
Dr Guilherme Messas
International Lead for Brazil. São Paulo School of Medical Sciences – Brazil; Chair of the Psychiatry Technical Chamber of the Regional Council of Medicine – São Paulo, Brazil

Main area of expertise: Phenomenological psychopathology and psychiatry, especially of drug addiction and related psychopathologies including

  1. the development of a phenomenologically-based therapeutics, which considers the individual as a whole;
  2. the formation of new generations of psychopathologists, psychologists and psychiatrists (through theoretical and practical teaching);
  3. the development of a phenomenological psychopatho-sociology of drug abusers;
  4. the development of strategies for social reinsertion of vulnerable populations in Brazil (aiming at reduction of criminality);
  5.  chief-editior of the journal “Psicopatologia Fenomenológica Contemporânea”;
  6. writing and publishing papers and books on the subject


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Areas of interest in VBP

Related areas of interest

linical care; Phenomenological psychopathology; Drug abuse; Drug abuse policies; Interventions in vulnerable populations; Regulation of psychiatric activity; Education and formation of psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals;  History of psychiatry and psychopathology

Areas of healthcare expertise:

Mental health/Psychiatry, Mental health/ Drug addiction