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Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the Mainz Research Center for Mental Health (MZPG)!
The MZPG pursues the following objectives:

  • It bundles research activities in the field of mental disorders at the Psychiatric, Psychosomatic, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Departments of the University Medical Center and the Institute of Psychology at the University of Mainz
  • It strengthens translational and interdisciplinary research to advance knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders and their prevention and makes research available to the public
  • It develops and evaluates new interventions for personalized prevention and health promotion, online and offline psychotherapy and drug treatments at a high level of data safety (Data SHIELD)
  • It promotes clinician and medical/natural scientists in cooperation with TRANSMED at the University Medical Center
  • It strengthens research which addresses the needs of patients, their relatives and their caregivers by help of a patient/client advisory board
  • It conducts gender-sensitive research and uses large cohorts and clinical trials for its research – see also Study Center for Clinical Trials in mental disorders (SPE)
  • It closely collaborates with the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR), the Focus Program Translational Neurosciences (FTN), the ReALity program as well as other partners at the local, national and international level

Director

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Beutel
Manfred Beutel, Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Position: Director of the MZPG
Director of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy of the University Medical Center Mainz

06131 17-7348
manfred.beutel@unimedizin-mainz.de

Deputy directors

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Lieb
Klaus Lieb, Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Position: Deputy director of the MZPG
Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the University Medical Center Mainz

06131 17-7335
klaus.lieb@unimedizin-mainz.de

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wessa
Michèle Wessa, Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Position: Deputy director of the MZPG
Professor of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Psychological Institute of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

06131 39-39259
wessa@uni-mainz.de

Contact

Mainz Research Center for Mental Health (MZPG)
Untere Zahlbacher Str. 8
55131 Mainz
Tel: 06131 17-7348 (Univ.-Prof. Beutel)