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.



UCL Psychiatry’s Naaheed Mukadam interviewed on TRT World

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

UCL Psychiatry’s Naaheed Mukadam was interviewed on TRT World for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month earlier this week. Watch it here (Naaheed’s section starts 6 minutes 46 seconds in):    

Experience does not necessarily make clinicians better at predicting survival

Friday, 16 September 2016

Research from the UCL Psychiatry Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department has been reported on the front page of The Times, as well as by The Daily Telegraph and The Sun. The study reveals that clinicians’ estimates are frequently inaccurate with a tendency to over-estimate rather than under-estimate survival.

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