Forskningsenheden ved Børne- og Ungdomspsykiatrisk Center - Region Hovedstadens Psykiatri inviterer alle interesserede til at høre Jim van Os fortælle om sine ideer og forskning.
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Professor, overlæge Seniorforsker, overlæge, ph.d. Jim van Os is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and Visiting Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at King’s College, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK. He is elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he appears on the 2014 Thomson-Reuter Web of Science list of the world’s ‘most influential scientific minds’ of our time. He was a member of the Psychosis Group of the DSM-5 Task Force, and was cochair of the APA DSM/ICD conference Deconstructing Psychosis. He is Director of Psychiatric Services at Maastricht University Medical Centre and runs a service for treatment-resistant depression and first episode psychosis. Jim van Os is active in clinical gene-environment interaction research in depression and bipolar disorder. He developed the hypothesis that expression of mental ill-health can be traced to variation in normal mentation, and his studies have established experiential and aetiological links between normal and pathological mental states.