Organization profile

Organisation profile

In June 12, 1988, the Department of Psychiatry, National Cheng-Kung University Hospital (NCKUH) was established concurrently with the NCKU Hospital. Since then, the Department of Psychiatry has been devoted to teaching, research, and clinical service on psychiatric medicine. In the teaching category, the Department of Psychiatry is responsible for the related courses of in the Departments of Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy in Medical College, and also the Psychology Department of the College of Social Science. The teaching courses include behavioral science, general psychology, medical psychology, psychiatry nursing and clinical psychiatry, etc. At the same time, we actively participated in a number of joint curriculum courses, liberal studies, and related post-graduate courses in our university. With clinical operations expanded year by year, now our department provide a multidimensional mental health service system that includes full-day admission, day hospital, outpatient and emergency services, community health care including home care and community rehabilitation. We also provide child/adolescent, geriatric, consultation-liaison and forensic psychiatric services and established substance abuse/addiction clinics. In addition, the dementia day care and psychiatric nursing home have been established in the department of psychiatry, Douliou Branch. We also provide assistance to the mental health network of Southern District planning in-service training of all staffs in the medical team. In the research category, we focus both on the basic and clinical researches of major of mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, alcohol/drug abuse, autism, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders through combing genetic, molecular, electrophysiology, neuroimage, cognitive and social approaches.

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Bipolar Disorder Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Schizophrenia Medicine & Life Sciences
Dopamine Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography Medicine & Life Sciences
Alcoholism Medicine & Life Sciences
Major Depressive Disorder Medicine & Life Sciences
Serotonin Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2002 2018

Research Output 1982 2018

Add-On Memantine Treatment for Bipolar II Disorder Comorbid with Alcohol Dependence: A 12-Week Follow-Up Study

Lee, S. Y., Wang, T-Y., Chen, S. L., Chang, Y. H., Chen, P. S., Huang, S. Y., Tzeng, N. S., Wang, L. J., Lee, I-H., Chen, K. C., Yang, Y-K., Hong, J. S. & Lu, R. B., 2018 Jun 1, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 42, 6, p. 1044-1050 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Memantine
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Alcohols
Cytokines
Plasmas

ALDH2 modulated changes in cytokine levels and cognitive function in bipolar disorder: A 12-week follow-up study

Lee, S. Y., Wang, T-Y., Chen, S. L., Chang, Y. H., Chen, P-S., Huang, S. Y., Tzeng, N. S., Wang, L. J., Lee, I-H., Chen, K. C., Yang, Y-K., Yang, Y. H., Chen, C. S. & Lu, R. B., 2018 Jul 1, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 52, 7, p. 680-689 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aldehyde Dehydrogenase
compound A 12
Bipolar Disorder
Cognition
Cytokines
9 Citations

Anti-herpetic Medications and Reduced Risk of Dementia in Patients with Herpes Simplex Virus Infections—a Nationwide, Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan

Tzeng, N. S., Chung, C. H., Lin, F. H., Chiang, C. P., Yeh, C. B., Huang, S. Y., Lu, R. B., Chang, H. A., Kao, Y. C., Yeh, H. W., Chiang, W. S., Chou, Y. C., Tsao, C. H., Wu, Y. F. & Chien, W. C., 2018 Feb 27, (Accepted/In press) In : Neurotherapeutics. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Simplexvirus
Taiwan
Dementia
Cohort Studies