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.
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 […]Read more...
Dementia patients in poor areas are 27% less likely to get help
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:55:32 +0000
A study by Dr Claudia Cooper (UCL Psychiatry) found that dementia patients in England’s poorest areas are 27 per cent less likely to be prescribed anti-dementia drugs than those in richer places. Read more in the Sun. Over 800,000 people in the UK have dementia and numbers are growing as people live longer. There is […]Read more...