Clinical services across the life span.
The UNMC Department of Psychiatry provides clinical services throughout the life span, from children through older adults. Residents and medical students are active participants in many services under the guidance of a psychiatrist. Inpatient services are provided at The Nebraska Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Omaha. At The Nebraska Medical Center, our clinical inpatient service provides superior clinical assessments and treatments for adults and geriatric patients including the option of electroconvulsive therapy. For our outpatient services, the department provides relevant treatment that includes psychotherapy, medication management, and supportive treatments. We provide individualized treatments that address the specific issues for each patient. Within our outpatient services, there are areas of specialized focus in
- Attention deficit disorder in children and adults
- Chronic mental illness
- Dementia assessment and treatment
- Developmental disorders in children and adults
- Pregnancy related disorders
- Forensic assessments for civil and criminal issues.