Welcome to the WPA section on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry

WPA World Congress 2017

Psychiatry of the 21st Century: Context, Controversies and Commitment You can look forward to an excellent scientific programme with renowned speakers from all over the

The Jean-Marc Fischer Foundation encourages reflection in the field of human, social and theological sciences

  The Jean-Marc Fischer Foundation encourages reflection in the field of human, social and theological sciences. Three prizes will be awarded in a third contest,

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.