Orestis Giotakos graduated from the Military Medical School, University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and he has been working as a Military Psychiatrist since 1992. He obtained the M.Sc. in Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, and the Ph.D. at the Medical School of Athens. He has conducted several studies, and has written a number of articles and books in psychopathology and in prevention strategies. He is the founder of the NPO “Obrela – Neuroscience & Mental Health” (www.obrela.gr), the editor of the Journal “Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience & Mental Health” (www.obrela-journal.gr), and the director of the project “I care for my brain” (www.icareformybrain.org).

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