Patient Care

The provision of patient-centered stationary, semi-residential and outpatient care to mentally ill people of all stages of life is part of the tasks of the Central Institute of Mental Health.

The four clinics of CIMH provide advanced treatment in their respective area of specialization based on international standards.

Research

As center of modern psychiatry renowned worldwide, CIMH realizes outstanding scientific results in cooperation with national and international organizations – right in the heart of Mannheim, the square city.

CIMH performs research regarding the development, progression and treatment of mental illnesses – from depression, ADHS, addiction diseases to schizophrenia, dementia or phobias.

Education

CIMH acts as university hospital in its fields for the Medical Faculty Mannheim of Heidelberg University. It provides teaching and research in the areas of psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine and addiction research.

In addition, teaching is offered to students of statistics, bio sciences, jurisprudence, psychology and pharmacology.

Institute

The Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim was founded on April 8, 1975 as foundation of the state Baden-Württemberg together with Volkswagen Foundation. Its structure realizes a highly efficient model integration of patient-centered care, research and teaching.

Career

As a psychiatric special hospital, the Central Institute of Mental Health offers diverse career options in patient-centered care.

As internationally renowned research institute and part of the Medical Faculty Mannheim of Heidelberg University, posts in research and teaching are available.

Publications

  • Adkins AE, Hack LM, Bigdeli TB, Williamson VS, McMichael GO, Mamdani M, Edwards A, Aliev F, Chan RF, Bhandari P, Raabe RC, Alaimo JT, Blackwell GG, Moscati AA, Poland RS, Rood B, Patterson DG, Walsh D, Collaborative Study of the Genetics of Alcoholism Consortium , Whitfield JB, Zhu G, Montgomery GW, Henders AK, Martin NG, Heath AC, Madden PA, Frank J, Ridinger M, Wodarz N, Soyka M, Zill P, Ising M, Nöthen MM, Kiefer F, Rietschel M, German Study of the Genetics of Addiction Consortium , Gelernter J, Sherva R, Koesterer R, Almasy L, Zhao H, Kranzler HR, Farrer LA, Maher BS, Prescott CA, Dick DM, Bacanu SA, Mathies LD, Davies AG, Vladimirov VI, Grotewiel M, Bowers MS, Bettinger JC, Webb BT, Miles MF, Kendler KS, Riley BP. Genomewide Association Study of Alcohol Dependence Identifies Risk Loci Altering Ethanol-response Behaviors in Model Organisms. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Fridman M, Banaschewski T, Sikirica V, Quintero J, Erder MH, Chen KS. Factors associated with caregiver burden among pharmacotherapy-treated children/adolescents with ADHD in the Caregiver Perspective on Pediatric ADHD survey in Europe. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2017 13:373-386.
  • Dittmann C, Müller-Engelmann M, Resick PA, Gutermann J, Stangier U, Priebe K, Fydrich T, Ludascher P, Herzog J, Steil R. Adherence Rating Scale for Cognitive Processing Therapy - Cognitive Only: Analysis of Psychometric Properties. Behav Cogn Psychother. 2017 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print] :1-21.
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