Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry is a national model for innovative brain research and clinical programs that provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services to patients throughout the New York metropolitan area. Mount Sinai’s experts are committed to forging a critical link between scientific discovery and patient care.

This report highlights:

  • Mount Sinai’s participation in a landmark study of adolescent brain development
  • The arrival of the Department of Psychiatry’s new Chair
  • Successful community outreach programs led by the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment
  • A link between cigarette smoking and Tourette syndrome
  • The use of teeth as biomarkers for schizophrenia
  • New treatments for eating disorders