World Psychiatric Association

SECTION ON MENTAL HEALTH ECONOMICS


INTRODUCTION

The Section on Mental Health Economics was established in 1998 and given permanent status approval by the World Psychiatric Association in 1999.

MISSION STATEMENT

The principal aim of the Section is to encourage interdisciplinary research between psychiatrists, economists and other professionals in the mental health sector in order to enable a common language and scientific background between those who finance, provide and use services for mental and addictive disorders in the various countries of the world.

SECTION GOALS

  1. Promote the development of high quality interdisciplinary research in mental health economics.
  2. Provide clinicians scientific information on mental health economics to be used for decision making and advocating the needs of the mental health sector
  3. Develop communication networks among those who finance, provide and use services for mental and addictive disorders

SECTION COMMITTEE

M. Moscarelli (Italy), Chair
E. Rytik (Russia), Co-Chair
D. Hodgkin (USA), Secretary

A.H. Khalil (Egypt)
R. Araya (Chile)
M. Olatawura (Nigeria)
H. A. Pincus (USA)
K. Prot (Poland)

T. Ruud (Norway

S. Zuvekas (USA)

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

Workshops and Meetings at World and Regional level enable participants (psychiatrists, psychologists, sociologists, health economists, public health researchers, statisticians from universities, government agencies, hospital research units) to come together and discuss research data and seek ways to use this information in decision making. Training and Educational Courses are developed by distinguished authorities in the field.

PUBLICATIONS

The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, a distinguished peer reviewed international journal, has been designated as the official journal of the Section on Mental Health Economics.

WEBSITE

 

Please, search more information on the Section on Mental Health Economics on www.icmpe.org

 

 

Section Secretariat

 

International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics
Via Daniele Crespi 7
20123 Milano
Italy
E-mail:
moscarelli@icmpe.org
Website
www.icmpe.org

 


 



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