ISAD

International Society for Affective Disorders (ISAD) exists to promote research into the mood (affective) disorders through all relevant scientific disciplines, including genetics, neuroscience and the social and behavioural sciences. Inter-disciplinary research approaches are particularly highly valued by the society.

Although the affective disorders are not a clearly delineated group of illnesses they include unipolar and bipolar depression, generalised anxiety disorder, and more specific anxiety disorders such as agoraphobia, panic disorder and social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There is a high level of similarity and co-morbidity between these illnesses and it is sensible to consider them as a single group.

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ISAD Fellows

ISAD Fellows are able to post their own peer-reviewed publications and notices on the Society website, find out about the latest research and communicate with other professionals in an online message forum within a secure members area.

Directors of ISAD

President Dr Jair Soares, Immediate Past President, Prof Allan Young, Treasurer Prof Antony Cleare and Company Secretary Dr Sagar Parikh with Prof Sidney Kennedy, Dr Roger Pinder, Dr Henricus Ruhe, Prof Kathleen Merikangas, Prof Jan Scott, Prof Mohammad Alsuwaidan and Prof Mark Frye.

ISAD 2019 14th to 16th November, London, UK

Latest Advances in Psychiatry, 7th March 2019

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This must attend annual event will be held at the Royal College of Phsycians in London on 7th March 2019. Watch this space for registration and the full programme.

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ISAD Membership

Become an ISAD Fellow

Whether you are an academic researcher, a psychiatrist or psychologist in clinical practice or a mental health nurse in a public health setting ISAD has something to offer you.

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