Head of the Psychiatric Department, Be’er Sheva Mental Health Center, Be’er-Sheva, Israel, and Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Be’er Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheva, Israel.
Vladimir Lerner, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus in Ben-Gurion University in Negev, Israel. He worked as a psychiatrist and emigrated from the former Soviet Union in 1990. The sphere of his scientific interest involves creativity and psychopathology, the treatment of schizophrenia and of tardive dyskinesia and the use of vitamins in psychiatry. He is the author of more than 130 scientific publications, 10 chapters, 3 books and another 3 edited books on these themes.