The International Society for Sports Psychiatry was founded in 1994 to advance the specialty of Sports Psychiatry.
The International Society for Sports Psychiatry aims to carry the science and practice of psychiatry to the athletic community, so that all people may enjoy the benefits of healthy athletic participation and reach their full potential in sports. Toward this end the Society provides access to sport psychiatry services, sponsors educational events for clinicians and for the public, carries out original research, and offers clinical and performance workshops to members of the athletic community.
The ISSP (International Society for Sports Psychiatry) was founded in 1994 to advance the specialty of Sports Psychiatry.
Membership is open internationally to psychiatrists and other clinicians interested in the field.