Jules Angst

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Jules Angst
Born1926
ResidenceZurich, Switzerland
NationalitySwitzerland
CitizenshipSwitzerland
Alma materUniversity of Zurich
AwardsAnna Monika Awards (1967/1969),
Paul Martini Prize for Methodology in Medicine (1969),
Otto Naegeli Prize (1983),
Eric Stromgren Medal (1987),
the Emil Kraepelin Medal of the Max Planck Institute, Munich (1992)
Selo Prize NARSAD/Depression Research, USA (1994),
Mogens Schou Award for Research in Bipolar Disorder, USA (2001),
Burgholzli Award for Social Psychiatry (2001),
Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (2002),
Lifetime Achievement Award (European Bipolar Forum),
Wagner-Jauregg Medal (2007),
ECNP Lifetime Achievement Award in Neuro-psychopharmacology (2012),
Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (2013),
Joseph Zubin Award (APPA)(2015),
Jean Delay Prize of the WPA (2017)
Scientific career
Fieldspsychiatry

Jules Angst (born 1926) is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Zurich University in Zurich, Switzerland, and Honorary Doctor of Heidelberg University in Heidelberg, Germany. He was born in Zurich, where he also grew up.

Education[edit]

He completed his medical and psychiatric training in Zurich under his mentor, Professor Manfred Bleuler[1] (son and student of Eugen Bleuler). From 1969 to 1994, Jules Angst was Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the University of Zurich Medical School and Head of the Research Department of Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital (the Burghölzli).

Jules Angst has continued uninterrupted his epidemiological and clinical research at the University (Universitatsklinik) since leaving his Chair.[2] He has remained the President of the European Bipolar Forum since 2003.

His scientific contributions include 15 books (as author and/or editor), 154 book chapters, and 539 journal articles.[3]

Awards[edit]

Jules Angst has received many awards in recognition of his work, including the Anna Monika Awards (1967/1969), Paul Martini Prize for Methodology in Medicine (1969),[4] Otto Naegeli Prize (1983), Eric Stromgren Medal (1987), the Emil Kraepelin Medal of the Max Planck Institute, Munich (1992),[5] and the Jean Delay Prize of the World Psychiatric Association (2017).[6]

Other awards include the Selo Prize NARSAD/Depression Research, USA (1994), Mogens Schou Award for Research in Bipolar Disorder, USA (2001),[7] Burgholzli Award for Social Psychiatry (2001), the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (2002), Lifetime Achievement Award of the European Bipolar Forum (2006), the Wagner-Jauregg Medal (2007), ECNP Lifetime Achievement Award in Neuropsychopharmacology (2012),[8] Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (2013), [9] and the Joseph Zubin Award of the American Psychopathological Association (2015).[10]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://schizophreniabulletin.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/1/8/91.pdf
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-17. Retrieved 2009-11-18.
  3. ^ http://www.biomedcentral.com/search/results.asp?db=pm&terms=Angst_J&field=AU[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.paul-martini-stiftung.de/eng/paulmartinipreis/preistraeger.html
  5. ^ http://www.mpg.de/english/aboutTheSociety/aboutUs/scientificAwards/awardsOfMPS/goldenKraepelinMedal/index.html
  6. ^ http://www.wpanet.org/uploads/Latest_News/Other_News/Jules%20Angst_Jean%20Delay%20Prize%202017.pdf
  7. ^ http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/stanley/6thbipconf//Mogens%20Schou%20Awards.htm#Mogens_Schou,_M.D.,_Dr._Med._Sci.
  8. ^ https://www.ecnp.eu/about-ecnp/history/past-awards/ECNP-lifetime-achievement-award/winner2012.aspx
  9. ^ https://afsp.org/about-afsp/annual-reports/#section3
  10. ^ http://www.appassn.org/awards.html

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