The International Organization of Neuropsychiatry (ION) was created by Spanish and American neuropsychiatrists in Seville in 1996 and is currently the International Neuropsychiatric Association (INA).
The organizing committee consisted of four people:
Dr. Barry S. Fogel, Brown University (USA)
Dr. Moises Gaviria, University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)
Dr. Jose Giner, University of Seville (Spain)
Dr. Robert Green, School of Medicine, Emory University (USA)
INA is an international organization dedicated to the development of neuropsychiatry. The association welcomes members from all disciplines focused on patients with neuropsychiatric disorders - including psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, nurses, social workers, among others.
1. INA aims to prevent or reduce the suffering of people with brain disorders behavior by increasing the integration and dissemination of knowledge and understanding relationships between brain function and human behavior.
2. INA aims to achieve this by providing a forum for interaction and exchange of ideas among a variety of professionals with an interest in neuropsychiatric issues.
3. INA efforts to publicize and disseminate clinical and academic advances in the field to cause improving the health of people worldwide. Although the rapid advancement of medical technology has greatly expanded the boundaries of neuropsychiatry, INA seek to preserve humanistic values ââof medicine.
4. INA efforts to raise neuropsychiatry, particularly in countries where there is little known or recognized.Read More»