Recent December 2009 Articles

Past December 2009 Articles

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The Society for Study of Psychiatry and Culture  (SSPC) has a new logo. It will be used on our website and for communication. You will also see it gracing our future newsletters.

Remembering Joe Yamamoto

Joe Yamamoto, M.D., Ph.D., a long standing member of SSPC died May 24 at age 85. Dr. Yamamoto taught psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma, University of Southern California, and University of California, Los Angeles—giving hundreds of academic presentations and...

Second World Congress of Cultural Psychiatry

by Ronald Wintrob, M.D. Chair, WPA-Transcultural Psychiatry Section I am writing this report while still experiencing the warm glow of the Umbrian sun and the numerous buoyant contacts with many colleagues and friends who participated in the 2nd World Congress of...

John P. Spiegel Memorial Fellowship

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture announces its 19th annual call for papers for the Spiegel Fellowship, an annual award presented to a resident or fellow who has an interest in and commitment to cultural psychiatry. Residents or Fellows who are...

Charles Hughes Fellowship in Cultural Psychiatry

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture announces its 9th annual call for papers for the Charles Hughes Fellowship in Cultural Psychiatry, an annual award presented to a graduate student who has an interest in and commitment to cultural psychiatry and...

Call for Award Nominations

The SSPC gives two awards to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of cultural psychiatry. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a person who has made “outstanding and enduring contributions to the field of cultural psychiatry.” The...