Entries by HansRo

Call for Abstracts

We are pleased to announce the 6th World Congress of the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry (WACP2022) from 15 – 17 September, 2022 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Preconference day takes place on Wednesday the 14th of September 2022.   WACP2022 is the most important event worldwide for cultural psychiatry, attracting colleagues from mental health […]


The Cultural Perspective in Psychiatry

Re-conceptualizing Culture and Context to meet the Needs of a Globalizing World Two webinars, free of charge Organized by the Local Organizing Committee of the 6th World Congress of the World Association for Cultural Psychiatry in Rotterdam, the Netherlands 19 November 2021 During the past decades, there has been an increasing awareness of the role […]



World Association of Cultural Psychiatry President: Roberto Lewis-Fernández FAMILY AND CULTURE SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP Co-Chairs: Vincenzo Di Nicola and Riyadh Al-Baldawi Free Webinar “Family and Culture in Times of Globalization – Mobility, Migration and Virtual Relations Presenter: MARIA BORCSA, PhD Past President, European Family Therapy Association (EFTA) Professor, Institute of Social Medicine, Rehabilitation Sciences and […]

VI GLADET International Congress

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the VI GLADET International Congress that will take place from June 10 to 12, 2021 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, virtually, in Spanish, with the central theme Humanities and neurosciences: the new paradigm of psychiatry. The Latin American Group for Transcultural Studies (GLADET) is made up of a […]

Dialogue between Vikram Patel and Laurence Kirmayer

In 2018, at the final session of the World Conference of Cultural Psychiatry in New York, USA, a dialogue took place with prof. Vikram Patel and prof. Laurence Kirmayer on how to bridge the gap in the need of psychiatric care in non-Western countries. Prof. Patel focused on the delivery of non-specialized care with low […]

Statement on Covid-19 and Vulnerable Populations

From the Special Interest Group on Coronavirus of the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry 09/06/2020 Since the COVID-19 virus first manifested, in the last days of 2019 and the first months of 2020, numerous countries have taken measures at the level of national governments, states or provinces, or cities to lower the spread of infection […]