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DIVISION OF PSYCHIATRY

We are an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching concerned with mental health and illness. Our aim is to  address clinical problems in order to achieve benefits for patients and public health, using insights from basic science. We deliver innovative teaching, relevant to clinical practice, that is informed by our research.


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1 in 10 suicide attempt risk among friends and relatives of people who die by suicide

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:05:42 +0000

A study by Dr Alexandra Pitman, Prof David Osborn and Prof Michael King (UCL Psychiatry), funded by the Medical Research Council, has found that people bereaved by the suicide of a friend or relative have a greater probability of suicide attempt than those bereaved by the sudden natural death of a close contact. Read the […]

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Winners of the UCL Big Christmas Switch Off Competition!

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:16:13 +0000

The DoP has won the UCL Big Christmas Switch Off Competition. We have been announced as the Division with the largest proportion of staff and students pledging to switch off lights, appliances and equipment over the holidays. Each year, a lot of lights, appliances and equipment gets left on over the holidays. And this a […]

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