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Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre Research
Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre conducts world leading research with focus on specific streams in Psychiatry/Psychology and Neuroscience. An overview of the research interests within the centre and the project work being carried out by our researchers can be found here: http://www.psychiatry.unimelb.edu.au/mnc
Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age (AUPOA)
The Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age (AUPOA) conducts research focusing on mental and cognitive health in older age to advance knowledge, service delivery and care and help reduce stigma and discrimination associated with mental health problems and cognitive impairment in older age.
- The Stand Up & Go Study: Physical activity and sitting time reduction program for older community members
- RAndomised trial to imProve the quality of lIfe of people with Dementia (RAPID)
- INDIGO Study: physical activity and goal-setting intervention for sedentary older adults at risk of cognitive decline
Melbourne Clinic Research
The major focus of the clinical and research activity is to improve knowledge and skills, grounded in innovative scientific research, that translate to direct patient care.
Austin Health Research
The Department fosters research across the wide range of clinical services at Austin Health, but has particular strengths in the somatoform disorders, psychopharmacology and perinatal psychiatry.
Mindful is jointly auspiced by the Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Monash University.
Mindful has an active research program exploring emotionally tuned parenting, translated into very successful evidence based parenting intervention packages.
Psychosocial Research Group
The Psychosocial Research group undertakes research and associated training, service development and policy reform, aimed at improving outcomes for people recovering from mental illness through psychosocial treatments and approaches.