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Position Statements

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Please click a link below to see the relevant WPA Position Statement. The link will open in this window as a PDF which you will then be able to download.

WPA CAREIF Position Statement on EUROPE Migrant & Refugee Crisis

WPA Position Statement on Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence Against Women

WPA Position Statement on Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence Against Women (French)

WPA Position Statement on Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence Against Women (Russian)

WPA Position Statement on Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence Against Women (German)

WPA Position Statement on Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence Against Women (Turkish)

WPA Position Statement on Perinatal Mental Health

WPA Position Statement on Prisoner Mental and Public Health Care

WPA Position Statement on Mental Health in the Workplace

WPA Position Statement on e-Mental Health

WPA Position Statement on Environmental Sustainability

WPA Position Statement on High Quality Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry

WPA Position Statement on Homelessness & Mental Health

WPA Position Statement on Prevention of Mental Illness

WPA Position Statement on Recruitment in Psychiatry

WPA Position Statement on Social Justice

WPA Position Statement on Spirituality and Religion in Psychiatry

WPA Position Statement on Suicide Prevention

WPA Position Statement on Prison Public Health

WPA Position Statement on Roles & Responsibilities of the 21st Century Psychiatrist

WPA Position Statement on Gender Identity and Same Sex Orientation

WPA Position Statement on The Rights of Persons with Disabilities

WPA Bill of rights for Children and Young People with Mental Illness

WPA Bill of Rights for Mental Illness