Bojan Šošić

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bojan Šošić is a psychologist with vast experience in reforming mental health services and especially supporting mental health service users’ initiatives, and mental health challenges related to migration. As a researcher, he has acted as principal investigator in studies conducted across Bosnia and Herzegovina and South-East Europe, with samples totalling several thousands of individuals, using biological, psychological or socio-economic indicators. He contributed to setting up a number of studies or psycho-social aid programmes in the field of mental health, quality of life and well-being, education and determinants of socioeconomic status, including programmes conceived after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. He is a member of the Board for psychiatric and neurological research of the Department of medical sciences of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and of the Expert board of the Association for Mutual Assistance in Mental Distress “Feniks”.