1. The INA aims to prevent or reduce the suffering of people with brain-behavior disorders by increasing, integrating, and disseminating knowledge and understand the relationships between brain function and human behavior.
2. The INA aims to accomplish this objective by providing a forum for interaction and exchange of ideas among a variety of professionals with an interest in neuropsychiatric issues.
3. The INA endeavors to publicize and disseminate both clinical and academic advances in the field of to bring about improved health for people throughout the world. Although rapidly advancing medical technology has greatly expanded the frontiers of neuropsychiatry, the INA will strive to preserve the humanistic values of medicine.
4.The INA endeavors to raise awareness of neuropsychiatry, particularly in those countries where it is not well known or recognized.