The Institute is a tertiary level health institution which performs highly specialized in-patient and out-patient health care in fields of adult psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, substance abuse disorders, clinical genetics, medical psychology, epileptology and clinical neurophysiology, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, mental disorder prevention, as well as protection and improvement of mental health, medical biochemistry and medical supply – pharmaceutical activity.
Work of the Institute of Mental Health is founded on three principles:
1) Diagnosis and treatment
2) Education
3) Research
The Institute serve as educational base for several Faculties at University of Belgrade (Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Political Science, Faculty of Philosophy). The Institute collaborate also with other Universities (Psychology Department and Social Service Department at Singidunum University) and Schools: College of Applied Studies of Social Service, High School, College and College of Applied Studies of Medicine.
The activities of the Institute include:
  • Treatment of mental disorders across the lifespan, based on good clinical practice and the best evidence;
  • Prevention of mental disorders and improvement of mental health;
  • Electroencephalography, diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric disorders;
  • Education (graduate and postgraduate studies), continual education, specialization and fellowship for its associates, as well as for health care employees and assistants from other health care institutions and other institutions;
  • Research in all fields of psychiatry and related disciplines, as well as in field of mental health protection, relying on principles of good scientific practice;
  • Organization and conduction of internal controls and work quality;
  • Establishment of the procedures in the cases of natural disasters and other emergencies;
  • Participation in reforms of mental healthcare protection;
  • Other activities in accordance with the law.
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