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The Department of Psychiatry is the largest unit in Finland focused on teaching and investigating psychiatric disorders. The Department is responsible for basic education in psychiatry and adolescent psychiatry organised by the Faculty of Medicine. It coordinates specialist education in psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, as well as the specific training programme in geriatric psychiatry. The Department is also responsible for the psychotherapist training programme in cooperation with the Department of Psychology. The Department conducts active research operations and is responsible for postgraduate research education in the fields of psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry.

The Department of Psychiatry operates in facilities provided by the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, primarily at the Helsinki University Central Hospital Psychiatry Centre. Additional facilities are located at Meilahti. The Department conducts close and seamless operation with the hospital district.