About the Author
Mario Maj is Professor of Psychiatry at the Primo Policlinico Universitario in Naples, Italy. Maj has been President of the Italian Psychiatric Association; President of the Italian Society of Biological Psychiatry; Secretary-General of the Association of European Psychiatrists; Editor of "European Psychiatry" and World Psychiatry. He became President of the Association of European Psychiatrists in January 2002 and takes on the Presidency of the World Psychiatric Association in September 2008.
Norman Sartorius is a psychiatrist and professor. He previously served as a director of the World Health Organization's Division of Mental Health. He has also been a former president of the World Psychiatric Association and of the European Psychiatric Association.