King's College London
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
The Department of Psychological Medicine focuses on the interface between psychiatry and medicine, psychiatry and occupation, psychiatry and the military, and psychiatry in different settings. The disorders of interest are those of the common mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety, perinatal psychiatry, eating disorders and stress related disorders. The principal research methodologies used within the department are epidemiological, clinical and psychological research, including cross sectional studies, cohort studies and randomised controlled trials. The Head of the Department is Professor Simon Wessely, Chair of Psychological Medicine, who is also Vice Dean for Academic Psychiatry. He is Professor of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London,
Psychological Medicine carries out epidemiological, clinical and psychological research, including cross sectional studies, cohorts and randomised controlled trials.
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