Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is at the forefront of advancing the care of patients with mind-brain disorders through clinical, research, and educational innovation and excellence. Our psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers collaborate with primary care and medical specialists to provide coordinated, expert care for patients with primary psychiatric illnesses and those with psychiatric conditions due to other medical and neurological conditions. We are committed to transforming care for future generations through our robust research and education programs. Utilizing advanced, multi-modal brain imaging and biomarker studies, our researchers are identifying brain circuitry and pathophysiologies, providing a foundation for new diagnostic and treatment approaches that will improve outcomes and quality-of-life for patients with psychiatric disorders. Our educational programs reflect a contemporary, specialized approach for training the next generation of leaders in academic psychiatry.

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