SEREYSKY Mark Yakovlevich (1885 — 1957) — the Soviet psychiatrist, professor.
In 1910 ended physical and mathematical f-t St. Petersburg un-that, then studied medicine in Munich (worked a nek-swarm time in E. Krepelin's clinic). In 1914 ended medical f-t Moscow un-that. Within 13 years worked in psychiatric clinic Moscow un-that under the leadership of P. B. Gannushkin. From 1919 to 1922 Narkomzdrava with RSFSR under the leadership of A. N. Vakh worked in Biochemical in-those. Since 1925 the department chair of psychiatry State defektologichesky in-that in Moscow. In 1926 to it the academic degree of the doctor of medical sciences without defense of a thesis was awarded. From 1930 to 1934 the department chair of psychiatry Rostov medical in-that; from 1935 to 1951 the department chair of psychiatry of TsIU; from 1951 to 1957 the manager. clinic Ying-that psychiatry of M3 of RSFSR.
M. Ya. Sereysky is an author apprx. 200 scientific works. It one of the first domestic psychiatrists who applied active therapy of mental diseases. It possesses an initiative of development of a method of treatment of psychoses (in particular, schizophrenia) a long dream; he studied mechanisms of action of insulin and electroconvulsive methods and specified indications to their use, developed typology of remissions at schizophrenia. Other its researches are devoted to methodology of psychiatry, problems of clinic, a pathogeny, differential diagnosis and therapy of epilepsy (the medical mix offered them — so-called mix of Sereysky is known, in particular). Together with M. O. Gurevich published the guide to psychiatry which ran several editions.
Works: Textbook of psychiatry, 1st prod., M. — L., 1928, 5 prod., M., 1946 (sovm. with Gurevichy M. O.); Use of a long anesthesia in psychiatry, Works Ying-that of Gannushkin, century 1, page 263, M., 1936 (sovm. with Feldman E. S.); Value of redox potential in pathologies of the person, Klin, medical, t. 16, No. 4-5, page 502, 1938; The General questions connected with a problem of an insulin therapy of schizophrenia, Works Ying-that of Gannushkin, century 2, page 207, M., 1938; Stimulators of a nervous system, M., 1943; New ways of diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, M., 1945; Therapy of mental diseases, M., 1948.
Bibliography: Mark Yakovlevich Serey-sky, Zhurn. neuropath, and psikhiat., t. 57, century 6, page 793, 1957.
G. A. Rotstein.