QCMHR has nine research streams that work to create new knowledge about mental health. Our research spans the translational research continuum – taking mental health knowledge from the bench to the bedside, and into the community – to achieve our vision of reducing the impact of mental illness in our communities.
Our Developmental Neurobiology and Psychiatric Genomics research streams tackle severe mental disorders through laboratory-based, basic science studies that are conducted in partnership with UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute. Research conducted by these groups seeks to understand:
Our seven remaining research streams work in partnership with Queensland Health and its statewide Hospital Services, and UQ’s School of Public Health, to provide new knowledge about mental health that can be applied in clinical care and in the design and delivery of health and community services. Work in these streams aims to prevent the development of mental illness, promote mental wellbeing, optimise clinical care and treatment, and to equip government agencies, health services, policymakers, and the wider community to ensure equitable access to effective mental health services and support.
Specifically, research conducted by these groups seeks to understand:
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