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.


UCL Qualitative Health Research Symposium: Enriching Qualitative Inquiry Health (18 Feb)

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:44:36 +0000

Interest in qualitative approaches is growing among research communities concerned with health, illness and care.  This is clearly indicated by the rise of mixed methods studies, the proliferation of qualitative health research journals and conferences, and the marked presence of qualitative researchers in academic centres of health research. While this reflects the recognition and endorsement […]


Chris Anderson to RideLondon for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:17:03 +0000

Division of Psychiatry researcher Chris Anderson writes: “I will be riding in the Prudential RideLondon 100 this August for Marie Curie Cancer Care as part of the Daffodil Team. I would really appreciate it if you could make a donation. I have set a very low target of £700 to raise but would really like […]


Lauren Yates reflects on iCST event concluding major research project

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:02:59 +0000

Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) is a programme of mentally stimulating activities for carers and people with dementia to do together at home. Typically pairs complete up to 3, 20-30 minute sessions per week over 25 weeks. Each session is themed (eg: word games, current affairs, being creative) with a choice of activities to cater […]


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