Jules Angst

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Jules Angst
Born 1926
Zurich, Switzerland
Residence Zurich, Switzerland
Citizenship Switzerland
Nationality Switzerland
Fields psychiatry
Alma mater University of Zurich
Notable awards Anna 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),
the Wagner-Jauregg Medal (2007)

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) and the Emil Kraepelin Medal of the Max Planck Institute, Munich (1992).[5]

Other awards include the Selo Prize NARSAD/Depression Research, USA (1994), Mogens Schou Award for Research in Bipolar Disorder, USA (2001),[6] the Burgholzli Award for Social Psychiatry (2001), the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (2002), the lifetime achievement award for the European Bipolar Forum (2006) and the Wagner-Jauregg Medal (2007).

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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.wpic.pitt.edu/stanley/6thbipconf//Mogens%20Schou%20Awards.htm#Mogens_Schou,_M.D.,_Dr._Med._Sci.

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