The WPA-Lancet Psychiatry Commission on the Future of Psychiatry

Dinesh Bhugra, Allan Tasman, Soumitra Pathare, Stefan Priebe, Shubulade Smith, John Torous, Melissa R Arbuckle, Alex Langford, Renato D Alarcón, Helen Fung Kum Chiu, Michael B First, Jerald Kay, Charlene Sunkel, Anita Thapar, Pichet Udomratn, Florence K Baingana, Dévora Kestel, Roger Man Kin Ng, Anita Patel, Livia De PickerKwame Julius McKenzie, Driss Moussaoui, Matt Muijen, Peter Bartlett, Sophie Davison, Tim Exworthy, Nasser Loza, Diana Rose, Julio Torales, Mark Brown, Helen Christensen, Joseph Firth, Matcheri Keshavan, Ang Li, Jukka-Pekka Onnela, Til Wykes, Hussein Elkholy, Gurvinder Kalra, Kate F Lovett, Michael J Travis, Antonio Ventriglio

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This Commission addresses several priority areas for psychiatry over the next decade, and into the 21st century. These represent challenges and opportunities for the profession to sustain and develop itself to secure the best possible future for the millions of people worldwide who will face life with mental illness.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)775-818
Number of pages44
JournalThe Lancet Psychiatry
Issue number10
Early online date22 Sept 2017
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017


  • Psychiatry patient
  • Psychiatric treatment
  • Mental health services
  • Mental health law
  • Digital psychiatry
  • Psychiatric training


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