An Iranian university professor has won a prestigious international award in the field of psychoanalysis.
Mohammad Sanati, a faculty member at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, is to receive the Extraordinary Meritorious Service to Psychoanalysis Award for dedicating his professional life to promoting the psychoanalytical thinking in both individual and group settings in Iran.
Virginia Ungar, the president of the International Psychoanalytical Association founded by Sigmund Freud, announced that, on recommendation from its Prizes and Awards Committee, the IPA Board had decided to present Sanati with its Extraordinarily Meritorious Service to Psychoanalysis Award. The award is announced and presented by the President, with a medal and a certificate.
This award is conferred upon a non-IPA member for exceptionally meritorious service to psychoanalysis or the profession, including the promotion of psychoanalysis to the wider community.
The award will be presented during the Business Meeting of the IPA’s upcoming Congress in London, UK. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 17:00-19:15 (London time) on Thursday 25 July at the QEII Centre.