Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Founded in 1982, the Anxiety Disorders Clinic was the first in the nation devoted to research and treatment of anxiety problems. The clinic has been a driving force behind the recent advances in the recognition, understanding, and/or treatment of anxiety disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and others.
Columbia University Department of Psychiatry
The Columbia University Department of Psychiatry is one of the largest in the country in terms of faculty size as well as state, federal, and foundation research support. The faculty includes over 400 psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and neurobehavioral scientists. Clinical facilities and laboratories of the Psychiatry Department are located in a large number of institutions and health care systems, including New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, the New York State Office of Mental Health, and the Washington Heights Community Mental Health Center.
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Founded in 1896 and located on the campus of Columbia University Medical Center, the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) is the oldest mental health research institution in the US. Widely regarded as one of the leading psychiatric facilities in the world, the NYSPI is deeply committed to research, training and clinical care, with programs that encompass all areas of psychiatry, psychology, neurobiology, behavior and epidemiology. NYSPI scientists have contributed to major breakthroughs in the care and treatment of mentally disabled persons and received numerous awards and honors.