Resources

CNP is providing resources to those seeking information in the fields of nutrition and psychology, including resources that may tangentially support the field of Nutritional Psychology. These resources represent a non-exhaustive list of organizations and programs that might be of interest to the CNP community. CNP does not receive compensation for listing resources on this page, and inclusion in no way reflects an official endorsement of the programs or affiliations listed. If you are a research group, organization, program, or institution wishing to be considered for inclusion on the CNP Resource Page, please contact editor@nutritional-psychology.org for consideration. Requests for consideration of inclusion on this page are subject to CNP’s Resource Submission Guidelines.

List of resources by category

Organizations

International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR)

The Center for Nutritional Psychology supports The International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR) which is an organization which aims to:

Grow the field of nutritional psychiatry research by…

-Support the generation of high quality evidence for nutritional approaches to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders

-Share knowledge and building research collaborations

-Encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to nutritional psychiatry research

-Build capacity in early career researchers by matching ECRs with mentors or qualified organisations in order to facilitate internships and study visits

-Build partnerships with other disciplines and organisations with common aims

Facilitate Knowledge Translation by…

-Promoting events, special edition journal issues, and major updates within fields of related research

-Providing forums for open discussion of new research developments, methodologies, and ideas

-Holding meetings and events supporting the development of the field of nutritional psychiatry research

-Supporting the translation of evidence into policy and clinical practice by acting as a resource for research evidence and consensus

-Building partnerships with health bodies and relevant government organisations

Food and Mood Centre

Housed at Deakin University, this is a research center run by a team of researchers who study how food influences the human brain, mood, and mental health.

Institute for Food, Brain and Behaviour

The Institute for Food, Brain, and Behaviour is an organization based in the United Kingdom. It is working to make nutrition research easier to understand, and using it to help improve people’s mental and physical health. The Institute also develops educational programs and works to influence public policy.

Psychiatry Redefined

Psychiatry Redefined is an educational platform advocating for and teaching a new model of psychiatric treatment, one which places an emphasis on functional medicine tailored to psychiatry.

Research Groups

Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group

Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group

University of Canterbury, Department of Psychology

This research group tests various nutritional interventions as potential treatments for psychiatric and psychological illnesses. Recent published studies cover topics that include ADHD, maternal wellbeing during pregnancy, and depression.

Nutrition Studies Research Group

Nutrition Studies Research Group

Stanford School of Medicine

This research group is working to expand nutrition research to focus more on dietary intake patterns and novel risk factors for health issues. It operates within the Stanford Prevention Research Center.

Diet and Mental Health Research Group

Diet and Mental Health Research Group

South Dakota State University, Health and Nutritional Sciences

This research group strives to understand the relationship between diet, particularly intake of omega-3 fatty acids, and mental health in young adults.

Academic Programs

MS in Nutrition and MA in Counseling Psychology

Bastyr University, Washington

This is a dual-degree Master’s program offered at Bastyr University. It combines clinical training in nutrition with counseling. Students who complete this programare qualified to apply for licensure as mental health counselors.

Nutrition and Psychology: Joint Honours Program

St. Mary’s University, Twickenham, London

This is an undergraduate, joint honors degree program. It allows students to study both nutrition and psychology, with the option to major in either.

Human Nutrition and Psychology BSC

University of Worcester

This is an undergraduate, joint honors degree program. It allows students to study both psychology and nutrition generally as distinct fields, with the option to specialize in specific areas.

General Resources in Psychology

Psychology.org

Psychology.org is an online resource for the general field of psychology. It houses a database of psychology programs in the United States that can be searched based on different criteria.

Psychology: Science in Action

APA

This page provides an overview of psychology and some of its many subfields, as defined by the American Psychological Association (APA).

General Resources in Nutrition

USDA’s nutrition.gov

This is an online resource for information on nutrition and eating choices run by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Eatright.org

Eatright.org is a platform run by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It provides information on nutrition and works for the continued development of dietetics.

Holistic Nutrition Resources and Programs

Food and Psychology Holistic Programs

National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP)

This is a list of outside programs approved by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP). According to the NANP, all of the programs currently listed can be taken to earn Continued Education Units (CEUs) provided through NANP.

Sofia Health

Sofia Health is an online network of professionals seeking to bring western, alternative, and holistic medicine together. They work in a variety of areas, including nutrition, wellness, and life coaching.

Research Journals and Publications

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