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The Centre for Psychiatry promotes clinical research and provides educational courses in psychiatry in collaboration with the Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Region Västra Götaland. This takes place in collaboration with other research groups in the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology and other institutes in the Sahlgrenska Academy, i.e. the Institute of Medicine and the Institute of Health and Care Sciences.

The Centre also collaborates with other faculties in the University of Gothenburg such as the Faculty of Social Science (Department of Psychology, Department of Social Work, School of Public Administration, Department of Sociology and Work Science), the Faculty of Arts (Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science), the Faculty of Education (Department of Pedagogical, Curricular and Professional Studies), and the IT Faculty (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Applied Information Technology), as well as other higher education establishments in Gothenburg (Chalmers University of Technology, School of Business, Economics and Law).

The Centre offers training and research for house officers and specialists, through collaboration with directors of studies, as follows:

Training programmes for house officers and junior doctors.
Coordination of 10-week R&D projects for specialists
Support for specialist training courses in psychiatry (METIS)
Support for professional training for specialist doctors (CME)

The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology offers the following postgraduate courses in psychiatry:

Measurement and Assessment in Psychiatry (3 Higher Education credits)
Reward System and Dependency Mechanisms (2 HE credits)
Behavioural Science Neuropsychiatry (3 HE credits)
Psychiatric Epidemiology (3 HE credits)
Psychiatric Genetics (3 HE credits)
Seminar series: Research Front in Psychiatry (1.5 HE credits)
Graduate School in Psychiatry (see tab Graduate School in Psychiatry)

Page Manager: Anne Snellman|Last update: 11/8/2012

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