Centre of Telepsychiatry is a unique unit in Denmark working on using technology to disseminate and improve psychiatric treatment. Centre of Telepsychiatry has the only clinic in Denmark that offers internet-based guided self-help, but the center is also made up of a development and implementation team, a research unit and an administrative department. In addition to handling and running projects on its own, the center also provides knowledge on the use of technology in the health service regionally and nationally. Centre of Telepsychiatry is part of Mental Health Services in the Region of Southern Denmark.
CIMT works with innovation and research in medical technologies. With a location between SDU and OUH, CIMT has a strong research environment and is very interested in solutions that can provide new opportunities for patient groups who have limited access to treatment. Among other things, CIMT works with clinical, organizational and financial effects of new solutions.
The Department of Psychology is actively working to create new knowledge in the field of psychology that can improve human health. The research is further included as part of the teaching material in the psychology study that the department handles. The Department of Psychology works to establish interdisciplinary collaborations that can contribute to the overall vision. E-mental health is a high priority field for the department, which includes the use of new technology in the treatment of mental disorders.