Adult psychiatry and mental health work

Research unit

Adult psychiatry and mental health work

Photo: Håvard Kallestad / NTNU

The Research Unit for Adult Psychiatry and Mental Health (VOPPHA) include projects and scholars within a wide field of mental illness and substance use disorders.

We study different aspects of mental health or mental disease, from basic research to clinical research and epidemiology. Our research themes are genetics, acute psychiatry, sleep, eating disorders, affective disorders, and training. The research unit collaborate closely with St. Olavs hospital, Clinics of Mental Health.


We collaborate with several clinics at the Trondheim University Hospital, St. Olavs Hospital. 

  • Central Unit of Research, Innovation and Teaching at Clinics of Mental Health
  • Clinic of Mental Health acute, elderly, children, and youth
  • Clinic of Mental Health general rehabilitation, and forensics
29 Nov 2023


Unit leader

Solveig Klæbo Reitan



  Employees VOPPHA



NTNU Department of Mental Health
​​​​​​​NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway


Edvard Griegs gate 10, Fred kavli-bygget, 4. etasje​​​​​​

SoMe, Department of Mental Health