Professor Jim van Os is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Maastricht University Medical Centre in The Netherlands and visiting professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at King’s College, Institute of Psychiatry in London. He is also the Director of Psychiatric Services at Maastricht University Medical Centre and runs a service for treatment-resistant depression and first episode psychosis.
In 2011, he was elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW); he appears on the 2014 Thomson-Reuter Web of Science list of the world’s ‘most influential scientific minds’ of our time. He was also a member of the Psychosis Group of the DSM-5 Task Force, and was co-chair of the APA DSM/ICD conference Deconstructing Psychosis.
He is on the editorial board of European and US psychiatric journals such as Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, European Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Schizophrenia Research, Schizophrenia Bulletin, Early Intervention in Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, Psychosis Journal, The Journal of Mental Health and the Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences. He is also an Academic Editor at PLoS ONE.
7/1/18 - Reconnecting to Meaning in Madness
Jim van Os
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A website Dr. van Os took part in creating with animated videos in English about understanding psychosis, Psychosenet: