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Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of deleterious mental conditions. These include various matters related to mood, behaviour, cognition, perceptions, and emotions.

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Organizations relating to Psychiatry

SAARC Psychiatric Federation / Kathmandu, Nepal / Est. 2004
Association européenne de psychopathologie de l'enfant et de l'adolescent / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Arab Gulf Psychiatric Association
Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations / Lahore, Pakistan / Est. 2005
Psychiatric Association for Eastern Europe and the Balkans / Belgrade, Serbia / Est. 2005
Nordic Collaboration Group for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Aalborg, Denmark / Est. 1986
Institute for Psychohistory / New York NY, USA
Comité européen - droit, éthique et psychiatrie / Paris, France / Est. 1989
International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry / Oxford, UK
European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group / Est. 1997
Fédération internationale francophone de psychiatrie / Paris, France / Est. 1989
Australasian Society for Psychophysiology / Wollongong NSW, Australia
International Association for the Coordination of Psychiatry and Psychological Methods / Est. 1950
European Association for the History of Psychiatry / Est. 1990
Caribbean Psychiatric Association / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 1967
Mediterranean Association of Psychiatry / Marseille, France / Est. 1967
International Society for the Organization of World Psychiatric Congresses / Est. 1950
Asociación Centroamericana de Psiquiatria / Managua, Nicaragua
Société internationale d'histoire de la psychiatrie et de la psychanalyse / Paris, France / Est. 1982
Indo-Australasian Psychiatry Association / Dandenong VIC, Australia / Est. 2004
International OCD Foundation / Boston MA, USA / Est. 1986
International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry / Washington DC, USA
Scandinavian Congress for Psychiatrists / Bergen, Norway
Latin American Congress on Child Psychiatry and Allied Professions
International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry
International Society of Psychiatrists
International Network for Alternatives to Psychiatry / Est. 1975
Psychiatric International Congress
International Psychosomatics Institute / Philadelphia PA, USA
IUPS Commission on Psychophysiology / Est. 1977
Working Association of Pedopsychiatrists of the Socialist Countries
International Centre of Psychophysiology / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1982
Nordisk Psykiatrisk Samarbetskommittén
Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research / Callaghan NSW, Australia / Est. 1978
Nordic Psychiatric Association / Est. 1935
Colloque international de psychodynamique et psychopathologie du travail
International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists / Tomsk, Russia / Est. 1998
Nordic Symposium on Forensic Psychiatry / Est. 1994
International Symposium on Controversies in Psychiatry
World Association for Dynamic Psychiatry / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1980
World Association for Social Psychiatry / New Delhi, India / Est. 1964
International Academy of Legal Medicine / Padua, Italy / Est. 1938
International Society of Psychiatric Genetics / Brentwood TN, USA / Est. 1993
European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Zografou, Greece / Est. 1960
Eastern Mediterranean Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 2000
Arab Federation of Psychiatrists / Tunis, Tunisia
Pan Arab Federation of Psychiatrists / Bahrain, Bahrain
Federación Latinoamericana de Psiquiatria de la Infancia, Adolescencia, Familia y Profesiones Afines / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1995
Asian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions / Kobe, Japan / Est. 1996

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World Problems relating to Psychiatry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Misuse of psychiatric diagnosis
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Abusive treatment of patients in psychiatric hospitals
Occupational psychopathology
Münchausen syndrome
Inadequacy of psychiatry
Limited psychiatric out-patient care

Action Strategies relating to Psychiatry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Creating links among psychotherapists
Treating drug addiction
Self-regulating psychiatric practice
Providing psychotherapy by computer
Studying applied biofeedback

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