Division of Psychiatry
The UCL Division of Psychiatry is 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 Head of the Division is Professor Glyn Lewis.
Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research Department: We focus on the social, psychological and biological factors that increase incidence of mental illness. We also investigate and evaluate interventions to manage and treat people with mental illness. Learn more about Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research Department.
Mental Health Neuroscience Department: We research biological aspects of mental illness focusing on molecular genetics, cell biology and neuroimaging including neurophysiology. We study a range of disorders in adults from schizophrenia and bipolar illness to Down’s syndrome. Learn more about Mental Health Neuroscience Department.
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department: We develop and test complex healthcare interventions at the end of life. Our focus is on maximising the quality and continuity of palliative care. Learn more about Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department.
Mental Health of Older People Department: We focus on social, psychological and biological aspects of dementia and devise and test interventions for people with dementia, their families and paid carers. Learn more about Mental Health of Older People Department.
Study Here: We offer a wide range of courses and research-based training in methodology and clinical aspects of mental health. We have two new MSc programmes as well as extensive teaching for BSc, medical and PhD students. Learn more about studying at the Division of Psychiatry.
Liz Sampson reflects on being awarded William Farr Medal: I was very honoured to be nominated by the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry for the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries’ William Farr Medal. Read Full Article.
Professor Gary Rodin’s seminar: From the Practical to the Profound: Brief Psychotherapy with Life-threatening and Advanced Disease
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:20:17 +0000
Date: Tuesday 2nd December 2014, 9:00am—11:00am Venue: Pearson Lecture Theatre, UCL Professor Gary Rodin’s biography is below and if you would like to attend, please register your attendance via this link: http://psychotherapy-for-advanced-disease.eventbrite.co.uk Professor Gary Rodin biography: Gary Rodin is Director of the Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and End-of-Life Care (GIPPEC) at the University […]Read more...
Final seminar for UCL’s Research Department of Mental Health for Older People
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:32:59 +0000
Please save the date for the final Seminar for UCL’s Research Department of Mental Health of Older People. 3-4pm Wednesday 26th November * B404 LT2, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. * http://goo.gl/maps/9V1M5 From January 2015, these seminars will be incorporated into the academic seminar series for the Division of Psychiatry. For our final […]Read more...
UCL Qualitiative Health Research Symposium 2015 Abstracts Invited
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:49:37 +0000
We invite abstracts for the UCL Qualitative Health Research Symposium 2015 which will take place on Wednesday 18th February 2015. The theme of the symposium is enriching qualitative inquiry in health. Background to symposium Interest in qualitative approaches among academic communities concerned with health and illness is evidenced by the rise of mixed methods studies, […]Read more...
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