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.



The Division of Psychiatry offers a range of Postgraduate Taught Courses, Research Degrees and Undergraduate Courses. Visit our 'Study' page for more information. For example, find out more about about our New MSc in Dementia here.



The Division of Psychiatry is made up of four Research Departments: Mental Health of Older People Department, Mental Health Neuroscience Department, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department and Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research Department. Visit our ‘Research’ page to find out more.



Week 3 – Community Navigator Study Working Group

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Thinking about community inclusion The third meeting started with reflections on our last meeting – with discussion of Wellbeing Enterprises central to the discussion. Key thoughts of group members included how effective simple questions like ‘What is most important to you right now?’ can be, the importance of making programme materials clear and visually appealing […]

Intracerebral haemorrhage in Down syndrome: protected or predisposed?

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Lewis Buss, now in the final stages of his medical training joined Dr André Strydom and the LonDownS Consortium to investigate the prevalence of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) in people with Down syndrome. ICH in Down syndrome is an interesting phenomenon: Down syndrome is nearly always caused by a triplication (rather than the usual 2 copies) […]

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