Philosophy & Humanities in Psychiatry

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Vision & Mission

 

Promoting philosophy and humanities in the practice of contemporary psychiatry through collaboration, academic and educational activities, publication and other initiatives.

 

Collaboration

 

Includes various WPA Sections, International Network for Philosophy & Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists Philosophy Group, Values-based Practice Collaborating Centre, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, the UK Mental Health Foundation, and people with lived experience.

 

Academic & Educational Activities

 

Involvement at international meetings - Five Inter-Sectional Symposia at World Congress in Bangkok

Co-launching International Meta-Masters on Values Based Practice, Phenomenology & Mental Health

Section members

Chair:

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Michael Wong

Address: Department of Psychiatry, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 
The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China    
E-mail: dr.mthwong@gmail.com

Co-Chair:

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Werdie Van Staden

Address: Department of Psychiatry
Faculty of Health Sciences University of Pretoria
Private Bag X323 Arcadia Pretoria 0007 South Africa   
Phone: +27 12 319 9720
Mobile: +27 82 934 4668
E-mail: werdie.vanstaden@up.ac.za

Secretary:

Anna Bergqvist

Address: Department of History, Politics and Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester M15 6LL
United Kingdom
E-mail: a.bergqvist@mmu.ac.uk

Honorary Senior Advisor:

Bill Fulford

Address: St Catherine’s College, Manor Rd, Oxford OX1 3UJ, UK 
E-mail: kwmf@kwmfulford.com