A major area of research is molecular psychiatry, focusing on the molecular investigation of neuropsychiatric disease, with a particular emphasis on bipolar and related mood disorders, including puerperal psychosis, seasonal affective disorder, major depression and drug-induced psychoses. The team also has groups of researchers with particular strengths in community psychiatry, addictions and forensic psychiatry.
Course fact file
Type of Course: Doctoral research
Study Options: Full time, part time
Duration: PhD – 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time; MSc by Research – 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Start date: Research degrees may start at any time of the year, though for most this will be September each year