Prof. Tadeusz Parnowski
Main specialization: diagnosis and treatment of affective disorders, mental disorders in people over 50 years of age and depression, psychosis and apathy in elderly people. Since 2006 he has been the director of the II Clinic of Psychiatry in the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw. He also participates in social activities for the benefit of the elderly and people with Alzheimer’s disease. He has written over 200 academic articles and shares his knowledge by collaborating with non-governmental organizations providing long-term care and education for caregivers. He also appears on the radio and television. He is a member of PTP and was the chairperson of the Warsaw branch of the Polish Psychiatry Association from 2000-2004, and then secretary and treasurer of the General Board of PTP (since 2007), since 2010 Chairman of the Polish Psychogeriatric Association, member of the Polish Alzheimer’s Association, Alzhiemer Europe, International Psychogeriatric Association, vice chairman of the Psychogeriatric and Alzheimer’s Disease section of the Polish Psychiatric Association 1995-2003, and member of the European Brain Council since 2011. He was the organizer and director of the first psychogeriatric ward and Memory Disorder Clinic in Poland in 1992. From 1991 to 2003 he was the founder and president of the management board of the Polish Alzheimer’s Foundation and founding member of the Polish Care Association for people with Alzheimer’s disease and member of the Association’s program committee. In 1994, he received the Australian Association POL-KUL award for his work related to Alzheimer’s disease. He also has worked in psychiatric hospitals abroad, including in Malta and Sweden. He is a graduate of the Medical Academy of Warsaw and has worked in the Municipal Hospital for the Neurotic and Mentally Ill in Drewnica. Since 1973 until present he has been working in the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology. In 1978, he obtained II level specialization in Psychiatry, a doctorate in medical studies in 1983, habilitation doctorate in medicine in 2006. In 2006, he was appointed professor of psychiatry and director of the II Psychiatry Clinic at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology.
He specializes in:
• Diagnosis and treatment of affective disorders and mental illness in people over 50 years of age and the elderly – depression, psychosis and apathy.
• He offers consultation in English.