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



This used to be the website of the WPA Section on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry. You are kindly directed to the new website:


join the section: http://www.wpanet.org/joinSection.php?section_id=11

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!

SECTION COMMITTEE (September 2014)


Alexander Moreira-Almeida

Address: Department of Psychiatry School of Medicine Federal Universsity of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) R. ItaliaCautiero Franco 497, Granville Juiz de Fora – MG 36036-241 Brazil
Phone:  55 32 3211 8557/ 55 32 9123 4564 
E-mail: alex.ma@ufjf.edu.br; alex.ufjf@gmail.com

Nahla Nagy

Address: Institute of Psychiatry Ain Shams University 21, Ismail Ramzy Street, Heliopolis Cairo Egypt   
Phone:  202 26422659
Fax:  202 24515739

Bernard Janse van Rensburg

Address:  Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Sciences University of the Witwatersrand 7 York Road, Parktown Johannesburg 2193 South Africa
Phone:  27 11 340 9000/9038
Fax:  27 11 782 0270
E-mail: Bernard.JansevanRensburg@gauteng.gov.za

NEWSLETTER Psyche and Spirit: connecting psychiatry and spirituality

edited by Simon Dein, Nahla Nagy and Peter J. Verhagen


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