Brief Biographical Statement
Dr. Marina Economu is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Athens Medical School and Attending Psychiatrist at the Aiginitio Hospital, Athens, Greece. She specializes in psychotic diseases, especially their epidemiology and social dynamics. She emphasizes pshychoeducation as an important aspect of informing the public of the needs and demands of such patients. Dr. Economu is also Associate Director of the University Research Institute on Mental Health, which was established and is headed by Dr. Kostas Stefanis, member of the Academy of Athens, Greece.