About the World Psychiatric Association
The WPA is an association of national psychiatric societies aimed to increase knowledge and skills necessary for work in the field of mental health and the care for the mentally ill. Its member societies are presently 138, spanning 118 different countries and representing more than 200,000 psychiatrists. Read More
The WPA is an association of national psychiatric societies, presently 138, spanning 118 different countries. Here you will find the recent news on the activities of the WPA Member Societies.
The new impact factor of World Psychiatry is 26.561, consolidating its position as no. 1 among psychiatric journals worldwide! This official Journal of WPA is the most widespread psychiatric Journal in the world reaching more than 40,000 psychiatrists. Editor: Professor Mario Maj, Naples, Italy.
The journal is also now no. 1 in the overall Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) category (see attached).
WPA Guidance Papers are published
WPA Secretary General, being the editor of the WPA Website and the WPA News, facilitates the process of their publication. Here you will find the recent news on related activities. Facts about www.wpanet.org
WPA Berin 2017- Educational Programme: Courses open for booking
Take a look at the high-quality educational programme Dear Colleagues,
For five days this October, psychiatry and psychotherapy will be a prominent feature in the German capital city.
WPA Berlin 2017- Young Fellowship Programme- Awardees- Congratulations!
As part of the 17th World Congress of Psychiatry, Berlin Oct 8-12, 2017, Young Fellowships have been institiuted. This time a total of 222 Fellowships- the largest ever- have been awarded. Kindly see list attached.
WPA calls for greater global focus on improving quality of mental health care for women in the perinatal phase
Geneva, 8th March 2017. To coincide with International Women’s Day, the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) has issued a statement which calls for an improved worldwide focus on perinatal mental healthcare.
Our Goodwill Ambassadors
Big Bang Theory Actor Kunal Nayyar, film director Dr Mohan Agashe, Mr. Suresh Oberoi (International Actor) and B.K. Shivani (International motivational speaker) are our Goodwill Ambassadors.
Brazilian Congress of Psychiatry: 25-28 Oct 2017, São Paulo
The 35th Brazilian Congress of Psychiatry – 35th BPC, will be held from 25-28 October 2017 at the Transamerica Expo Center, in São Paulo, SP, Brazil. For this forthcoming event, we are expecting 8,000 participants.