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.
Friday, 25 November 2016
In a new systematic review featured on the front cover of Nature and amidst a rapidly changing global political landscape owing to legalization, the availability of synthetic analogues (commonly termed spice), cannavaping and an emphasis on the purported therapeutic effects of cannabis, Dr Bloomfield and colleagues review the complex effects of THC, the main ingredient […]
Thursday, 10 November 2016
The training for the Community Navigator programme took place throughout September 2016. The five day itinerary was thoughtful and comprehensive, and we gained insight into the rationale behind the research. During the first day, there was time to discuss previous research findings and the evidence base which highlights the adverse health impact of loneliness and […]
Speaker: Professor Oliver Howes, King's College London
Starts: Jan 25, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Speaker: Dr Claudia Cooper, Division of Psychiatry (UCL Lunch Hour Lectures)
Starts: Jan 26, 2017 1:15:00 PM
Barriers and facilitators to accessing mental health services among young people from refugee background: Experience from Australia
Speaker: Dr Erminia Colucci, QMUL Centre for Psychiatry
Starts: Feb 8, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Early intervention to reduce the risk of child maltreatment: results of a randomised trial of a nurse-led group intervention
Speaker: Professor Jacqueline Barnes - Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck
Starts: Feb 22, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Is there a therapeutic window of antipsychotic drug prescribing in people with Alzheimer’s disease? An imaging-based approach to optimise dose predictions
Speaker: Dr Suzanne Reeves
Starts: Feb 25, 2017 3:00:00 PM