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Dr. Ennio Piantato

Division Chief / Dept of Mental Health
Azienda ospedaliera Nazionale
via Venezia 18

Brief Biography:

Born in Piedmont (Italy) in 1953.

1978: Degree in Medicine at University fo Turin School of Medicine "summa cum laude". Subject of final dissertation n"Acute Onset of Schizophrenia".

1983: Specialization in Clinical Psychiatry at the Psychiatric Clinic by the School of Medicine of Turin University.  Subject of final dissertation "The Depressive Component in Schizophrenia through the Beck Inventory"

Since 1979 Psychiatrist at the Azienda Ospedaliera Nazionale "SS Antonio e Biagio" Alessandria - Italy

Since 2004 Division Chief of Psychiatrc Services including a Psychiatrc Ward with 15 beds, a Day Hospital and a Counselling Centre.






Academic positions:

During two Academic Years Professor of Psychopathology and Psychiatry at the Università del Piemonte Orientale-Italy.

Member of the Regional Board of the Società Italiana di Psichiatria.

President of the G.R.E.P. (Groupe de Recherche et d'Etudes en Psychiatrie) based in France.



Research interests:

Psychoses, mainly Schizophrenia


Any other information:

Speaker at Congresses in Italy, Spain, France and the Czech Republic


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