3 March Professor Jari Tiihonen: Psychiatric Pharmacoepidemiology. Seminar series "Registers as a data source for effectiveness and patient safety research", Kuopio

The seminar series 'Registers as a data source for effectiveness and patient safety research' continues on March 3rd at 2.15pm-3.45pm at S2. Professor Jari Tiihonen will discuss the effectiveness of pharmacological treatments in schizophrenia.

Professor Tiihonen is the Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Karolinska Institutet, Professor of Forensic Psychiatry at University of Eastern Finland, Research Professor at the National Institute of Health and Welfare in Finland and the Chief Psychiatrist of the Niuvanniemi Hospital. His research interests range from functional studies of neurotransmitters, epidemiological, genetic and neurobiological mechanisms of drug addiction and violent behavior to psychiatric pharmacoepidemiology and treatment modalities of psychiatric patients. His talk, entitled ‘Psychiatric Pharmacoepidemiology" will focus on how the Finnish register data can be utilised in studies assessing the harms and benefits of psychotropics, especially in the treatment of schizophrenia.

All interested participants are warmly welcome and no pre-registration is required. The program of the seminar series is available at http://www.uef.fi/fi/receps/seminaarisarja.

Additional Information: Anna-Maija Tolppanen, Reseach Centre for Comparative Effectiveness and Patient Safety, anna-maija.tolppanen(at)uef.fi


Publishing year: 2014

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