The Department of Psychiatry supports major research programs in diverse areas, including:

  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Addiction
  • Psychotherapy
  • Family studies
  • Brain imaging
  • Molecular, cellular and systems neurobiology
  • Genetics

Research within the department falls into two domains:

Neuroscience research, which entails biomedical laboratory studies at the molecular/cellular level or the neural systems/behavioral level.

Clinical research, categorized as clinical neuroscience or intervention and services research.