The mission of European Psychiatric Association is to enhance Psychiatry and Mental Health Care in Europe.
It was established in the month of October-1983 in the library of the Psychiatric Clinic of the University Hospitals of Strasbourg.
The goal of the AEP is establishing individuals was to set up an Association of French and German Psychiatrists, which would advance European Psychiatry in the fields of exploration, treatment and instructing, three tomahawks thought to be unequivocally reciprocal.
Another goal is to build up an Association of specialists that would go about as a favoured go between experts, official boards and open powers on matters identifying with psychological well-being approaches. Also, in the brain of its establishing individuals, this Franco-German Association was to be the initial move towards the production of an Association gathering therapists from all European nations.
Since its establishment and the inaugural Symposium held in May 1984, the quantity of AEP individuals had been becoming relentlessly and its expansion to all nations - individuals from the Council of Europe continued quickly. As a result, AEP was conceded in February 1989 an expert status at the Council of Europe took after by a participatory status in 2003.
Strasbourg was chosen as the seat of the Association. This decision got from political, social and exploratory reasons: Strasbourg is the seat of various worldwide and European establishments, is arranged in the focal point of Europe, and is the college focus where the long - winning French and German psychiatric schools mixed.