Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture

A nonprofit, interdisciplinary organization devoted to furthering research, clinical care & education in cultural aspects of mental health & illness.

43rd Annual Meeting

EXPLORATIONS OF IDENTITY
Language, Embodiment, Intersectionality & Justice
April 21, 2022 – April 23, 2022
Providence, Rhode Island

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Collection of Mental Health Narratives – History, Concepts, Education, Practice Edited by Ronja Bodola, PhD; Michelle B. Moore, PsyD; Cody...

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The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC) is a nonprofit, interdisciplinary organization devoted to furthering research, clinical care and education in cultural aspects of mental health and illness. We aim to promote cultural psychiatry in North American professional groups and to collaborate with national and international organizations in the development of policy and practice. Primarily rooted in North America, we provide an interface for domestic and international interests of cultural psychiatry and mental health.

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Call for Contributions

Collection of Mental Health Narratives – History, Concepts, Education, Practice Edited by Ronja Bodola, PhD; Michelle B. Moore, PsyD; Cody Roi, D.O. Submit an abstract for a book chapter to be included in the upcoming edited volume Collection of Mental Health...

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The purpose of the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC) Mentorship Program is to foster professional relationships between physician/professional members and trainee-members

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