World Psychiatric Association (WPA)
Association mondiale de psychiatrie (AMP)
Asociación Mundial de Psiquiatria
Weltverband für Psychiatrie
Associação Mundial de Psiquiatria
Vsemirnaja Psihiatriceskaja Associacija
1961-06-05 Montréal QC Canada
Founded at 3rd World Psychiatric Congress. Replaced H-XH1752 - International Society for the Organization of World Psychiatric Congresses, set up 18 Sep 1950, Paris (France), which had organized the first two World Congresses - 1950, Paris and 1957, Zurich (Switzerland).
Advance psychiatric and mental health education, research, clinical care and public policy worldwide; increase knowledge and skills necessary for work in the field of mental health and care for the mentally ill; promote the prevention of mental disorders; improve care of the mentally ill and preserve their rights; promote non-discrimination (parity) in the provision of care of the mentally ill; promote the highest ethical standards in psychiatric care, teaching and research; protect the rights of psychiatrists; disseminate and exchange information and advance enquiry into the aetiology, pathology and treatment of mental diseases; strengthen relations among psychiatrists working in various fields and among psychiatric societies existing in different countries; promote working relations with WHO in the fields of classification, treatment guidelines and psychiatric education, with other United Nations organizations and with governmental bodies.
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General Assembly (every 3 years); Council; Board of Zone Representatives; Executive Committee. Standing Committees (3): Ethics and Review; Nominations; Planning. Operational Committees (5): Education; Finances; Scientific Meetings; Scientific Publications; Scientific Sections. Secretariat.
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