Heinz Katschnig, MD, Professor of Psychiatry
CEO of IMEHPS.research
(Medical University of Vienna)
From 1991 to 2007 Heinz Katschnig was Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Medical University of Vienna, and from 1978 to 2014 Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Social Psychiatry. He has a longstanding research record, on among others the topics of health services research, epidemiology, public health, quality of life and life change events with a focus on mental health and physical comorbidity. He was and currently is work package leader of several EU-funded projects (e.g. MINDFUL, ITHACA, REFINEMENT, CEPHOS-LINK) and of the current Austrian COMET project DEXHELPP. His list of publications comprises more than 400 items, including several books published in German, English, Italian, Spanish, and Japanese. He was and is member of national (e.g. Advisory Board for Mental Health of the Austrian Ministry of Health), and international committees (WHO, European Commission, World Psychiatric Association) related to mental health policy and planning.
Recent publications and scientific reports
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