EFPA Press Release on WHO Health Day


“Without mental health there can be no true physical health” – The words of Dr Brock Chisholm in 1954; a psychiatrist, the first Director-General of the World Health Organization and a champion of the notion that physical and mental health were inextricably related to one another.

Ahead of World Health Day taking place in April 7 2014, we would like to underline and share this statement with you. It is a statement which, in spite of it’s age, bears great significance within modern society, and for which accumulating evidence serves to suppose. Prompting this post, we would also like to share a press release from the EFPA Standing Committee on Psychology & Health:  EFPA press release on WHO Health Day.