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 immediate and lasting therapeutic benefits of healthy athletic participation and reach their full potential in sports. Toward this end the Society defines the field of sports psychiatry and advocates for mental health and wellness in sports.
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.