The World Psychiatric Association is an international umbrella organisation of psychiatric societies.
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... In the months prior to the Eighth World Psychiatric Assembly in Athens, there was substantial dispute about the possible readmittance of the All-Union Society to the WPA ... The Eighth World Congress of the World Psychiatric Association was held between 12 and 19 October 1989 in Athens ... The Congress was reminiscent of the previous World Congress in 1983 in Vienna, and the one before that in 1977 in Honolulu ...
... The association has helped establish a code of professional ethics for psychiatrists ... The association has also looked into charges regarding China's treatment of the Falun Gong ...
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