75th Anniversary of the Federal State Funded Research Center for Mental Health of Russia

The Federal State Funded Research Center for Mental Health is the leading institution in the field of psychiatry in the Russian Federation and is ranked among the eight world leading centers for mental health according to the Ranking Web of Research Centers.

The research and practical activities of the Centre are focused on solving problems of theoretical and applied nature in the field of clinical, biological and social psychiatry.

The Centre’s most important objectives are:

    • research into biological bases of pathogenesis of mental diseases;
    • theoretical insight into the clinical problems of diagnostics and classification of endogenous mental illnesses, borderline mental disorders, organic mental disorders in elderly patients, mental disorders in children, adolescents and young adults on the basis of studying the patterns of their development and clinical course;
    • identifying research priorities in clinical and biological psychiatry;
    • development and practical application of new types of therapy for mental disorders along with the evaluation of the effectiveness and safety of psychotropic and other drugs and their effects on the central nervous system;
    • training and professional development of academic and highly qualified health care personnel;
    • improvement of mental health services structure along with the development of the legal basis for mental health care.

 

The Director of the Center 
Tatiana P. Klyushnik, Doctor of Medicine, professor.

Professor Klyushnik is one of the leading neuroscientists in Russia and abroad. Her research work is focused on neuro-immunology and neurochemistry of mental disorders and aimed to determine its biological markers. She applies the unique integrative approach incorporating both psychopathology and neuroscience in her research. Professor Klyushnik’s team results, clarifying immunology, biochemistry, EEG, MRI and psychopathology aspects of mental disorders, are regularly published in leading journals and widely implemented in psychiatric practice.

An author with more than 150 scientific articles and 3 book chapters, published in national and international journals, professor Klyushnik owns 3 patents and 2 medical technologies related to mental disorders diagnostics, treatment and outcome prediction.

Professor Klyushnik in her role of MHRC Director will facilitate further integration and promotion of clinical and biological disciplines.

More…

Related posts

5 March 2020

SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE IN YOUNG PEOPLE: ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AND EVIDENCE BASED INTERVENTIONS

Expert Opinion Statement by Professor Ella Arensman, Director of Research, National Suicide Research Foundation, Adjunct Professor of the Department of...

27 February 2018

MENTAL HEALTH AND EDUCATION: PERSONAL EXPERT OPINION BY Hana Matejovska Kubesova

MENTAL HEALTH AND EDUCATION: PERSONAL EXPERT OPINION BY Hana Matejovska Kubesova, MD, PhD, professor of internal medicine – geriatrics at...

27 December 2017

NEWS FROM THE WHO QUALITY RIGHTS INITIATIVE

Source: http://www.who.int/mental_health/policy/quality_rights/en/   The latest updates and news from the WHO QualityRights initiative are now avaliable on the WHO official web-site.    WHO...

18 November 2021

VIII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH: LIFE RESOURCE"

The Professor Voino-Yasenetsky Krasnoyarsk State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, in cooperation with the...

14 July 2016

16th International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders (IFMAD 2016)

The 16th International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders (IFMAD 2016) that will be taking place this year on December 8 -...

4 August 2017

OUTSIDER ART EXHIBITION "BLURRED LINES"

  October 13, an outsider art exhibition "BLURRED LINES" will take place in St. Petersburg within the framework of the...

16 August 2017

NEW E-LEARNING PLATFORM – OpenWHO

Source: https://openwho.org World Health Organization (WHO) launches a new e-learning platform, OpenWHO, with video courses on epidemics, pandemics and health emergencies. OpenWHO...

19 February 2018

DARLYNE NEMETH WON THE PROSE AWARD

Darlyne Nemeth, the keynote speaker of the II Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century, won...

3 August 2017

THE RUSSIAN RESIDENTIAL CARE PSYCHONEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTIONS’ REFORM ISSUE BROUGHT UP AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL

Maria Ostrovskaya, the president of the St. Petersburg public charitable organization "Perspektivy", submitted her proposals for the residential care psychoneurological...

28 December 2017

DARLYNE G. NEMETH, CO-SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE WORLD COUNCIL FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY WILL GIVE A REPORT WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE II CONGRESS ON MENTAL HEALTH: MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE XXI CENTURY

Darlyne G. Nemeth, Ph.D., M.P., M.P.A.P, Clinical, Medical and Neuropsychologist, Co-Secretary General of the World Council for Psychotherapy, International organizing...