Research - Department of Mental Health
Research at the Department of Mental Health includes basic research, epidemiology and clinical research in mental health, habilitation, substance abuse, child welfare and general rehabilitation.
The close collaboration between St. Olav hospital, municipal health services, child welfare and our research groups, creates appropriate conditions for clinical research. Our two Competence Centres, RKBU Central Norway and NAKU, has a special responsibility to support the health services .
The Research unit on disability nurse and NAKU studies health, welfare services and everyday life for people with various disabilities. National Institute on Intellectual Disability and Community (NAKU) is part of the unit.
Research unit for Adult Psychiatry and Mental Health Work are studying mental- and substance abuse disorders from basic research to clinical research and epidemiology.
Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare (RKBU) of Central Norway is engaged in research, development, teaching and dissemination in the fields of child and adolescent mental health and child welfare.
Nanna Sønnichsen Kayed
Head of Department
Olav Kyrres gate 9, Medisinsk-teknisk forskningssenter 4. floor
Institutt for psykisk helse NTNU
NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway