ICASA aims to contribute to a substantial decrease in the proportion of ADHD patients developing an addiction/substance use disorder (SUD) and to substantially improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of patients having both ADHD and SUD.

Biography ICASA members

Franz Moggi, PhD, Executive MBA, Psychotherapist FSP

Franz Moggi is associated professor at the University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland and head of the Clinical Psychology Service, the Center of Competence in Psychotherapy, and the Addiction Research and Addiction Psychiatry Network. He earned his PhD at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland. Since the early nineties of the last century, he ran projects on substance use treatment, treatment for patients with comorbidity (e.g., substance use and schizophrenia, personality disorders, or ADHD), on child maltreatment and sexual abuse, and on sexual misconduct of health care professionals with their patients. These projects have been supported with more than 2.8 million US $ by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Federal Office of Public Health, the Swiss Foundation for Alcohol Research, and the Swiss Department of Internal Affairs. Franz Moggi authored more than 100 publications in peer reviewed journals and chapters in books, wrote, edited, or co-edited six books, and gave lectures and workshops on comorbidity, motivational interviewing, behavioral assessment, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. He was research fellow at the Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine and Behavioral Sciences. Franz Moggi was president of the Ethical Board of the Federation of Swiss Psychologists (FSP) and now is president of the Swiss Foundation for Alcohol Research and member of the board of ICASA.

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