Professor Dr. Habil., MD, psychiatrist, head of the Psychiatric Clinic for Adults at the Collegium Medicum of the Jagiellonian University and permanent collaborator of the Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Editor-in-Chief of the Psychiatria Polska journal (IF=1,311) and Vice President of the Polish Psychiatric Association. Author or co-author of many scientific articles and book chapters, editor or co-editr of several book monographs. Initiator and leader of the Conversations on Human project.