Laboratory of Social Neuroscience and Comparative Development
Sylvie Viaux-Savelon


Sylvie Viaux-Savelon is a Child and adolescent Psychiatrist, PhD in Neurosciences, HDR                                                      

She was working 15 years in the Department of Child and adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital Pitié-Salpêtrière, APHP, Paris and is working now in perinatal Unit in Hospices Civils de Lyon, University Lyon 1.

She is president of WAIMH France (World Association Infant Mental Health) and regularly organizes Francophone and European congresses on perinatal Infant Mental Health.

She developed Perinatality research focused on parents-child interactions and interactive synchrony during pre and post partum. Her research fields come from prenatal diagnosis outcome to all factors that can disturb parents child early interaction :  maternal motor disabilities and parenthood, neglectness parenthood, prematurity, orality disorder, Prader willy Syndrom, Parents child early therapy, videofeedback therap, COVID pandemia… She collaborates with international teams from Israel ( Dr Miri past WAIMH International president), Brazil, Swiss etc..

She uses as well clinical research methods as Artifical Intelligence methods with synchrony modelization of the interactive synchrony.

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