Norman Sartorius, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPsyc
President of the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes
During his professional career Professor Sartorius published more than 500 papers in peer reviewed journals and more than 800 technical contributions—prefaces to books, interviews and brief articles. According to the Web of Science Professor Sartorius’ articles have been cited more than 47,000 times and his h index is 110. He has also authored, coauthored or edited more than 120 books.
In recent years Professor Sartorius has focused his attention on the reduction of stigma of mental illness, on comorbidity of mental and physical disorders and on support to carers of people with mental disorders. He has been particularly interested in the education of young professionals and conducted Leadership and Professional Skills courses in some 60 countries involving more than 2000 psychiatrists early in their career.