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University of Duisburg-Essen



The LVR-Hospital Essen is part of the faculty and the hospital of the university of Essen and Duisburg. The hospital consists of departments for adult psychiatry and psychotherapy, for Addictive Behaviour and Addiction Medicine , for children and adolescents, for psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy, and for forensic psychiatry.

Care Services​


Training Resources


Current Research Projects

The main current resarch areas in the fields of adult psychiatry and of addiction medicine include diagnosis and treatment of dementia, ADHD in adults, schizophrenia and cognition, treatment of opiate dependence, treatment of cannabis dependence, and use of anti-epileptic drugs in the treatment of alcohol dependence.



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Contact Information

LVR-Klinikum Essen
Kliniken/ Institut der Universität Duisburg-Essen
Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
Klinik für abhängiges Verhalten und Suchtmedizin
Opti-GewerbeparkVirchowstraße 174,

45147 Essen


+49 201 7227-180


Contact person

Prof. Dr. Norbert Scherbaum



Last updated: 30.05.2016

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