XIII World Congress 2003
Education for Peace:
The Best Investment for Future Generations


Gianluca Lisa - Italy








Was born in Rome on 22nd March 1956 and graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of La Sapienza in Rome, where he also specialized in Tropical Medicine.

He is the director of the National Health Department of Imperia.

He has published numerous essays on specialized medical fields.

The balance of nature is often disturbed by catastrophes partly due to natural forces and often due to man modifying the environment by emitting chemical substances in the atmosphere or engaging in war. Man has thus broken his pact with nature, an essential paradigm to bestow a livable planet to our children.

Manís answer to such catastrophes beg for the necessity of immediate crisis management. This includes the psychiatric aspect, in so far as environmental changes are almost always follow by modifications of the human psyche at times serious even dangerous.

This work aims to illustrate the principal criteria of action to be taken at times of catastrophes in the field of psychiatric emergency.