Welcome to the WPA section on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry

Action Plan 2017-2020

Action Plan 2017-2020

Section Committee members 2017-2020 (Elections held in September 2017)

Section Committee members 2017-2020 (Elections held in September 2017) Executive board CHAIR: Alexander Moreira-Almeida Address: Research Center in Spirituality and Health (NUPES) School of Medicine Federal

WPA releases a Position Statement on Spirituality and Religion in Psychiatry

          The WPA (World Psychiatric Association) has just approved the Position Statement on Spirituality and Religion in Psychiatry that was proposed by the WPA Section

The purpose of this section shall be:

  • To encourage and accelerate research, theory, and practice in the area of religion, spirituality and psychiatry, and related areas.
  • To facilitate the dissemination of data on religious and spiritual issues, in relation to psychiatry and allied domains.
  • To develop and to stimulate educational and training programs and courses in order to improve knowledge, skills and professional attitude regarding religion and spirituality in psychiatric practice.