Center for Psychiatric Research

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Boris B. Quednow


The Center for Psychiatric Research is the main organizational structure for any kind of research within the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. Research within the Center is focused on a selection of major Research Topics


  • Affective Disorders
  • Affective and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Experimental Treatments
  • Humanities
  • Mental Health Care
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Psychedelics
  • Psychosomatics
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy Research
  • Sleep
  • Substance Use and Addiction


The Center emphasizes collaboration within and across these research topics. The Center also provides administrative and technical support for its integrated Research Groups