WPA Section on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry Dutch Foundation for Psychiatry and Religion (Stichting Psychiatrie en Religie)

Welcome, to this site of the WPA Section on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry! This site is the home page of our WPA Section in collaboration with the Dutch Foundation for Psychiatry and Religion.

Its aim is to help promote contact and collaboration among the members of our WPA Section, the Dutch Foundation for Psychiatry and Religion, special interst groups like e.g. the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (SIG), the Brazilian Research Center in Spirituality and Health (NUPES), and mental health professionals throughout the world, regarding Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry. 

Please, help to make this site a valuable tool for connecting, sharing, learning and growing, and integrating, by participation!

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NEW: Psyche and Spirit: connecting psychiatry and spirituality

edited by Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Simon Dein and Peter J. Verhagen


just released


pdf Newsletter Vol 2 second issue Oktober 2013


pdf Newsletter Vol 2 first issue February 2013


pdf Newsletter second issue August 2012

including the following announcement:

The Section is very much interested in your opinion and experiences, and therefore started a survey.  Look at the questionnaire (also in the 2nd edition of our newsletter, p. 16). We would like to urge you to respond to our questions; we appreciate your willingness. We hope to be able to present the (preliminary) results in Prague, during the WPA International Congress (October 17-21). Please, return your answers and comments to the secretary of the section: nahlanagy64@yahoo.com      >>> SURVEY read more



Proceedings of the International Symposium Psychiatry & Religious Experience 4th to 6th November 2010, Aviala, Spain, in the Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria (both in Spanish and English)