Doctor of Medicine, University Claude-Bernard, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rene-Descartes, 1989.
Intern, Hospices Civils, Lyon, France, 1975-1980; chief clinic, Assistance Publique, Paris, 1982-1985; chargé research, Inserm, Paris, since 1986. Guest investigator National Institute of Mental Health, Adelphi, Maryland., 1981.
Lieutenant French Military, 1979. Member Society French Psychiatric, Academy Sex Research.
Married Nathalie Presme. 1 child, David.