Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

Mario Juruena

Mario Juruena


 Mario Francisco Juruena graduated in Medicine from Pontifical Catholic University, Southern Brazil. He did his residency training in psychiatry and completed interdisciplinary course for specialization in Mental Health School Porto Alegre, Brazil. He received his MPhil at the Department of Psychobiology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, and MSc in Affective Neuroscience, Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands. He got his PhD in Psychiatry from University of London, UK. He is also a specialist in adult psychiatry in the UK according STA of the Medical Royal Colleges and General Medical Council (GMC). Juruena completed training in cognitive psychotherapy at Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research, Philadelphia-USA. He has published over 90 original research articles, reviews and book chapters, and edited five books. Most of his studies are related to the neurobiology, diagnosis and treatment of affective disorders; and their relationship to stress. He is currently the Associate Editor of BioMed Central (BMC) Psychiatry-UK. He was  awarded by British Association for Psychopharmacology with "The Senior Clinical Psychopharmacology Award 2007" and also received the Robert W. Kerwin Psychopharmacology Prize in 2010 from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for the best article published on the subject in the British Journal of Psychiatry. He is currently the head of the Stress and Affective Disorders (SAD) Programme and a Professor at the Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, University of São Paulo and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London.
Research Interest

psychiatry, Mental Health, adult psychiatry, cognitive psychotherapy, neurobiology, diagnosis and treatment of affective disorders; and their relationship to stress. 

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