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Evolutionary Psychiatry

Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group (EPSIG)

EPSIG was launched at the College in January 2016.


Aims and Objectives

 

Committee

 

How to join

 

Meetings and Events

 

Resources


Aims and Objectives

 

  1. Raise awareness of the value of understanding the contribution of evolutionary theory to psychiatry.
  2. Encourage research into the evolutionary psychiatry.
  3. Provide a forum for psychiatrists and others to discuss evolutionary models, research ideas and data with fellow evolutionists.
  4. Facilitate networking with academic institutions and evolutionary scientists, biologists, psychotherapists, psychologists and other disciplines such as philosophy.
  5. Keep members and supporters of the SIG informed via a webpage and newsletter.
  6. Organise workshops, symposia and conferences on Evolutionary Psychiatry and related subjects.
  7. Organise sessions at the WPA and the RCPsych’s International Congress as well as with other college Faculties and Divisions.

 

Committee

 


Riadh Abed
Chairman

abedrt@btinternet.com


 

Dr Riadh Abed

Agnes Ayton
Treasurer

Agnes.Ayton@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk


 

Dr Agnes Ayton

Paul St John-Smith
Website and Newsletter Editor

paulstjohnsmith@hotmail.com


 

Dr Paul St John-Smith

Annie Swanepoel
Associate Newsletter Editor

 

How to join

If you would like to join the EPSIG or are interested in being part of the SIG committee please contact SIGAdmin.

We are keen to recruit new members and people to become members of the core committee.

 

Meetings and Events

Meetings

Events

Presentations from the EPSIG Half-day Scientific Meeting 19 May 2017

Presentations from EPSIG AGM January 2017

Presentations from the first EPSIG Symposium

Resources

 

 

 

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