Welcome to the WPA section on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry

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.


23rd WPA World Congress of Psychiatry

Welcome Message Greetings from World Psychiatric Association! Together with our valued member societies & The Psychiatric Association of Austria, WPA looks forward to welcoming you

Obituary: Dr Avdesh Sharma (1956-2022)

Dr Avdesh Sharma It is with great sadness that World Psychiatric Association (WPA) shares news of the passing of Dr Avdesh Sharma on the 10th