Psychiatric Research Unit



Psychiatric Research Unit, Region Zealand, is affiliated with University of Copenhagen and Roskilde University (Professor of Psychiatry,  Dep. of Psychology and Educational Studies; two Associate Research Professors, Dep. of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Sensory Sciences;


The unit is responsible for all psychiatric research carried out in Region Zealand, one of five geographic regions in Denmark.

Care Services​

Psychiatry, Region Zealand is responsible for all government based in-patient and out-patient psychiatric services (population approx. 820,000). 
The staff of approx. 1,500 persons includes psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and administrative personnel etc.)

​User Organisations


Training Resources


Current Research Projects

Currently we have 9 ph.d.-students (outcome of early psychosis, personality disorders in adolescence, violence in schizophrenia, ADHD, physical exercise for patients with schizophrenia, cost-effectiveness in treatment of schizophrenia, user involvement in psychiatric treatment, analysis of communication in psychiatric ward, psychotherapy in depression.



Contact Information

Psychiatric Research Unit

Smedegade 10-16
4000 Roskilde 

+45 47 32 77 75

+45 46 32 02 41


Contact person

Lene Lauge Berring

Head of Department

+45  28 56 29 21

Last updated: 14.06.2018