About the Section

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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.

 

Section Committee members 2020-2023

Executive board

CHAIR: Dr Avdesh Sharma Address: India
E-mail: sharmaavdesh@gmail.com
CO-CHAIR: Prof Alan Fung
Address:  Canada

E-mail: alan.fung.a@utoronto.ca

SECRETARY: Dr. Bruno Paz Mosqueiro Address:  Brazil
E-mail: brunopazmosqueiro@yahoo.com.br

 

 

 

Committee Members

MEMBER Prof. Christopher Cook (UK) E-mail: c.c.h.cook@durham.ac.uk
MEMBER Dr. Sarah Anne Eagger (UK) E-mail: sarah@point-of-light.co.uk
MEMBER
Dr. Fabricio Oliveira (Brazil) E-mail: droliveiraeoliveira@gmail.com
MEMBER
Dr. Kishan Porandla (India) E-mail: prashanthihospital@gmail.com
MEMBER
Dr. Chong King Yee, Agatha (Hong Kong) E-mail: chongkingyee@yahoo.com.hk

Section’s History

Section Committee members 2017-2020

Executive board

CHAIR: Alexander Moreira-Almeida Address: Brasil
Phone: +55 32 2102 3848/55 32 9123 4564
E-mail: alex.ma@ufjf.edu.br
CO-CHAIR:   Dr Avdesh Sharma Address: India
E-mail: sharmaavdesh@gmail.com
SECRETARY:   Bernard Janse van Rensburg Address:   South Africa
Phone: +27 11 340 9000/9038
Fax: +27 11 782 0270
E-mail: Bernard.JansevanRensburg@gauteng.gov.za

 

 

 

Committee Members

MEMBER Dr. Simon Dein (UK) E-mail: s.dein@ucl.ac.uk
MEMBER Dr. Valerie Demarinis (Sweden) E-mailvalerie.demarinis@gmail.com
MEMBER
Dr. Arjan Braam (Netherlands) E-mail: a.braam@altrecht.nl
MEMBER
Elkholy, Hussien, Dr (Egypt) E-mail: drhelkholy@gmail.com
MEMBER
Prof Alan Fung (Canada) E-mail: alan.fung.a@utoronto.ca

Action Plan for 2017-2020

Green-Action-Plan-2010-1

 

Report of Activities 2017-2020

 

Section Committee members 2014-2017

Executive board

CHAIR: Alexander Moreira Almeida Alexander Moreira-Almeida Address: Brazil
Phone: +55 32 2102 3848/55 32 9123 4564
E-mail: alex.ma@ufjf.edu.br
CO-CHAIR:   Nahla Nagy Address: Egypt
Phone: +202 26422659
Fax: +202 24515739
E-mail: nahlanagy64@yahoo.com
SECRETARY:   Bernard Janse van Rensburg Address: South Africa
Phone: +27 11 340 9000/9038
Fax: +27 11 782 0270
E-mail: Bernard.JansevanRensburg@gauteng.gov.za

 

Committee Members

MEMBER Dr. Simon Dein (UK) E-mail: s.dein@ucl.ac.uk
MEMBER Dr. Valerie DeMarinis (Sweden) E-mail: valerie.demarinis@gmail.com
MEMBER
Dr. Arjan Braam (Netherlands) E-mail: a.braam@altrecht.nl
MEMBER
Dr. Rael Strous (Israel) E-mail: raels@post.tau.ac.il
MEMBER
Dr. Avdesh Sharma (India) E-mail: avdeshsharma@rahat.org

 

 

Action Plan for 2014-2017

Green-Action-Plan-2010-1

 

Report of Activities 2014-2017

Section Committee members 2012-2014

Executive board

Peter J. Verhagen, chair (Netherlands)

Prof. Dr. John Cox, co-chair (United Kingdom)

Prof. Dr. N. Nagy, secretary (Egypt)

 

Committee Members 

Prof. Dr. A. Mohit, member (Iran)

Prof. Dr. R.S. Murthy, member (India)

Prof. Dr. V. DeMarinis (Sweden)

Dr. S. Dein (United Kingdom)

Prof. Dr. A. Moreira-Almeida (Brazil)

 

Section Committee members 2009-2012

Executive board

Peter J. Verhagen, chair (Netherlands)

Prof. Dr. John Cox, co-chair (United Kingdom)

Prof. Dr. N. Nagy, secretary (Egypt)

 

Committee Members

Prof. Dr. A. Mohit, member (Iran)

prof. dr. Herman van Praag, (the Netherlands)

prof. dr. H.G.  Koenig (USA)

prof. dr. A. Mohit (WHO, Iran)

prof. dr. R.S. Murthy (WHO, India)

prof. dr. A. Okasha (WHO, Egypt)

 

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