Professor of Psychiatry at the Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague. He holds a degree in psychiatry and psychotherapy. He is currently the Deputy Director for Science at the National Institute of Mental Health, Czech Republic. He is both the editor of several books and the author of more than 100 scientific articles. Prof. Jiří Horáček has received several national and international psychiatric awards from the International Pharmaco-EEG Society (Werner Hermann Memorial Award), the Czech Neuropsychopharmacological Society and ECNS-ISNIP.