World Healer, the WPA-TSP Newsletter

Volume 9, Issue 2, September 2015

Volume 9, Issue 2, September 2015

  • Outgoing Chair report
  • Invitation to take part in WPA Action Plan
  • Conference Reports
  • Book Review
  • Upcoming international conferences
  • Educational courses

Volume 9, Issue 1, July 2014

Volume 9, Issue 1, July 2014

  • Editor’s Report
  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • Conference Reports
  • Book Report
  • Upcoming Conferences & Course

Volume 8, Issue 1, December 2013

Volume 8, Issue 1, December 2013

  • Editor’s Report
  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • Young Researcher Award
  • Welcome Speech: Hamm
  • Conference Report: Hamm
  • Symposiums Report: Vienna
  • Upcoming conferences
  • Book reviews
  • Educational Programs

Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2012

Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2012

  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • Editor’s Report
  • Conference Report: Prague
  • Conference Report: Tel Aviv
  • Minutes of WPA-TPS Meetings
  • Symposium in Amsterdam in honor of Prof Joop de Jong
  • Ray Prince In Memoriam
  • Book Report
  • Upcoming Conferences

Volume 7, Issue 1, August 2012

Volume 7, Issue 1, August 2012

  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • WPA-TPS Action Plan
  • Editor’s Report
  • WACP Conference Report
  • In memoriam to Wen-Shing Tseng
  • Upcoming International
  • Conferences
  • Courses

Volume 6, Issue 2, November 2011

Volume 6, Issue 2, November 2011

  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • A Note from the Editors
  • Book Abstract by Dr. Riyadh Al-Baldawi
  • Upcoming International Conferences
  • In Memoriam Tribute to Marco Scarpinati Rosso
  • Courses

Volume 6, Issue 1, July 2011

Volume 6, Issue 1, July 2011

  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • A Note from the Editors
  • Conference Reports
    • Barcelona
    • Paris
    • Dusseldorf
  • Upcoming International
  • Conferences
  • Courses

Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2010

Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2010

  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • A Note from the Editors
  • Conference Report : Amsterdam
  • Upcoming International Conferences
  • Pr Jilek Reflections
  • Biosketches
  • Courses

Volume 5, Issue 1, July 2010

Volume 5, Issue 1, July 2010

  • TPS Chair’s Report
  • A Note from the Editors
  • Upcoming WPA-TPS Barcelona
  • Congress
  • Upcoming DTPPP Conference
  • Report on Shanghai Conference
  • Upcoming Argentina Conference
  • Upcoming Paris Conference
  • Pr David Kinzie’s Book Reviews
  • MSc at Barts on Transcultural
  • Mental Healthcare
  • MSc at UCL
  • Wholeperson Healthcare course at Gloucester
  • TPS

Volume 4, Issue 2, November 2009

Volume 4, Issue 2, November 2009

  • 2nd World Congress
  • Link with Transcultural Psychiatry
  • In this Edition
  • Chronic Fatigue and Ethnicity
  • WPA Demoralization Cancer Grant
  • Cultural Formulation Research
  • New Member Symposium
  • Meet Our New Members
  • Dr. Kinzie’s Book Notes
  • Research in Israel
  • Future International Conferences
  • Courses in Cultural Psychiatry

Volume 4, Issue 1, May 2009

Volume 4, Issue 1, May 2009

  • WPA International Congress
  • Link with Transcultural Psychiatry
  • In this Edition
  • Abstracts from TPS Symposium
  • Dr. Kinzie’s Book Notes
  • Meet our Members
  • fMRI Study on Empathy
  • Pacific Rim College Meeting
  • Future International Conferences
  • Courses in Cultural Psychiatry

Volume 3, Number 6, December 2008

Volume 3, Number 6, December 2008

  • TPS Chair’s Report on WPA Congress Prague
  • TPS Symposium abstracts/Prague
    • Immigration/Terrorism
    • Intermarriage
    • Jewish Culture
    • TP in Europe
  • DTPPP Report
  • Bio-Sketch : Micol Ascoli
  • Bio-Sketch : John De Figueiredo
  • Kinzie ‘Reading Notes
  • TPS Chair’s welcome to 2nd World Congress of Cultural Psychiatry
  • CPNN, Nordic Network for Cultural
  • Psychology and Psychiatry

Volume 3, Number 5, July 2008

Volume 3, Number 5, July 2008

  • Introduction for WPA-TPS Section; In Memoriam
  • A Tribute to Alex Friedmann
  • Motivating Deeds after the Trauma
  • Bio-sketches of TPS Committee members
    • Alexander Friedmann, MD
    • Solmaz Golsabahi, MD
    • Soma Ganesan, MD
    • Henrik Wahlberg, MD
  • Report on the WPA-TPS co-sponsored GLADET conference Guadalajara, Mexico 17-20 Apr 2008

Volume 2, Number 4, December 2007

Volume 2, Number 4, December 2007

  • Report on the Stockholm Conference; 9-12 Sep 2007
  • 1st International Conference of Transcultural Psychiatry in the German-speaking Countries; On similarities and differences Witten, Germany 6-9 Sep 2007
  • Biosketches
    • Prof. Mohamed Fakhr El-Islam
    • Riyadh Al-Baldawi, M.D., Ph.D
    • Morton (Morley) Beiser, M.D
    • Francis G. Lu, M.D
    • Afzal Javed, M.D
    • Prof. Dr. Wielant Machleidt
  • Synopsis of “Spirituality and Health”
  • INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SEMINAR: HEALERS AND DOCTORS IN THE ANDES
    • New Program in Transcultural Psychiatry

Volume 2, Number 3, July 2007

Volume 2, Number 3, July 2007

  • Message from the WPA-TPS Newsletter Editor
  • Report of JSTP+WPATPS+WACP Joint Meeting in Kamakura, Japan; April 2007
  • Conference Report; Mental health of the Maghrebian Patient
  • Bio-sketches of TPSCommittee members
    • Dan Lamla Mkize, M.D.
    • Frank Kortmann, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Joseba Achotegui Loizate, M.D., Ph.D.
    • J. David Kinzie, M.D.
    • Kees J. Laban, M.D.
    • Lawrence G. Wilson M.D.
    • Samuel O. Opaku, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Simon Dein M.D., Ph.D.
  • Stockholm in September; report of a planning visit, 16-22 June 2007

Volume 1, Number 2, October 2006

Volume 1, Number 2, October 2006

  • Message from the WPA-TPS Newsletter Editor
  • The Transcultural Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association, 1971 – 200
  • Bio-sketches of Section members
    • Kamaldeep Bhui MD (U.K.)
    • Wolfgang G. Jilek MD (Canada)
    • Marianne C Kastrup MD (Denmark)
    • Laurence J. Kirmayer MD (Canada)
    • Antti Pakaslahti MD, PhD (Finland)
    • Palmira Rudaleviciene MD (Lithuania)
    • Hans Rohlof MD (Netherlands)
    • Thomas Stompe MD (Austria)
    • Sergio Javier Villasenor Bayardo MD (Mexico)
    • Joseph Westermeyer MD (U.S.A)
  • Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • conference in Kamakura
  • Report of Nordic Psychiatric Conference
  • Announcement of Japanese Society of Transcultural Psychiatry (JSTP) , WPA-TPS and World Association of Cultural Psychiatry (WACP) joint meeting in Kamakura, Japan; 27-29 April 2007

Volume 1, Number 1, April 2006

Volume 1, Number 1, April 2006

  • Message from the chair; WPA-Transcultural Psychiatry Section
  • Message from the WPA-TPS Newsletter Editor
  • Message from the WPA-TPS Newsletter Associate Editor
  • Reflections on my six years as chair of the WPA-Transcultural Psychiatry Section
  • Bio-sketches of TPS Committee members
    • Ronald Wintrob MD (USA)
    • Fumitaka Noda MD, PhD (Japan)
    • Joan Obiols-Llandrich MD, PhD (Andorra)
    • Rachid Bennegadi MD (France)
    • Mario Incayawar MD, MSc (Ecuador)
    • Sushrut Jadhav MD, PhD (UK)
    • Mitchell Weiss MD, PhD (Switzerland)
    • Xudong Zhao MD, PhD (China)
    • Goffredo Bartocci MD (Italy)
  • Report on the TP Content; XIII World Congress of Psychiatry, Cairo, 10-15 Sep 2005
  • TP Section Symposium Quito 2005 Psychiatrists and Healers: Unwitting Partners

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