The Department of Psychiatry at Seoul National University with dedicated faculties, psychiatrists and clinical psychologists has made significant contributions to patient's treatment, clinical research and education as well as state-run social projects on mental health.
Not only we endeavored to diagnose patients through psychological interviews and examinations, but we have also provided comprehensive treatment based on biological, psychological and environmental factors. We have professional clinics for each areas of disorders, such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, Obsessive-compulsive disorders, anxiety disorders, dementia and geriatric psychiatry, psychosomatic disorders, substance disorders, sleep disorders and pain disorders. We have emerging structured wards for inpatient, various clinics and daytime programs for outpatients. Also we work with other areas of doctors to provide multi-modal interventions and optimization of response and recovery.
We are the major teaching site for medical students and residents at Seoul National University, every year we has turned out many excellent professional trainees. Our faculties have actively involved in clinical research and therefore published extraordinary research studies at world-wide known SCI journals. Lastly, we have contributed to various public medical projects for communities' mental health such as Dementia center for geriatric populations and community centers for sexual abuse and domestic violence.