Dr. Olivier REVOL, a pediatric psychiatrist, is the chief of the Neuropsychiatric Service at Pierre-Wertheimer Neurological Hospital of Lyon. In practice for more than twenty years, Dr. Revol has been the director of a reference center for learning disorders for the last seven years. He has written two books14,15 and many articles devoted to precocious intelligence, hyperactivity, and problems young people have adjusting to school for national and international publications. In his service, Dr. Revol gives hope to many children and their parents every day and fights tirelessly to insure that all students, no matter what level of competence they may have, discover the pleasure of learning in school.
Last June, at the invitation of the Association of the Revue d’O.D.F, Dr. Revol presented a captivating all day conference on the topic, “Adolescence, are we making it a disease?” whose proceedings the Revue d’ODF published in full16.