Instituto de Psiquiatria - HC/IPq

O Instituto de Psiquiatria (IPq) da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo - Hospital das Clínicas (FMUSP-HC), inaugurado em 1952, é um dos sete institutos que compõe o Hospital das Clínicas e é, hoje, na América Latina, um dos maiores e mais importantes hospitais universitários de Psiquiatria, atuando em três grandes áreas de atividade: pesquisa, ensino e assistência em saúde neuropsiquiátrica. Além disso, tem alta produção de pesquisas e publicações em meios de divulgação significativos na área médica.

Exerce atividades de prevenção, tratamento e reabilitação dos transtornos neuropsiquiátricos, além de validar e difundir modelos eficientes de intervenção, de maneira a promover a saúde da população. O IPq abriga o Departamento de Psiquiatria da FMUSP, coordenando os cursos de graduação e pós-graduação da Faculdade, atuando na supervisão da pesquisa e das atividades didáticas de educação continuada.

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Recent Submissions

  1. Editorial: Psychiatric Comorbidities in the Epilepsies: Extensive Mechanisms and Broad Questions

    FRONTIERS IN INTEGRATIVE NEUROSCIENCE, v.16, article ID 951170, 4p, 2022

  2. Correlates and impact of DSM-5 binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa and recurrent binge eating: a representative population survey in a middle-income country


    Purpose Binge eating disorder (BED), bulimia nervosa (BN) and recurrent binge eating (RBE) are binge eating spectrum conditions causing a significant impact in individual's health and functioning. Information regarding those conditions came mostly from high-income countries. The objective of this...

  3. Latency to treatment seeking in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: Results from a large multicenter clinical sample

    PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH, v.312, article ID 114567, 8p, 2022

    This study aimed to identify the factors associated with a delay in treatment-seeking among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a disabling neuropsychiatric disorder. To achieve this purpose, we conducted a cross-sectional study examining latency to treatment (LTT) and its associat...

  4. Smoking cessation for individuals living with mental disorders in Brazil: Increasing providers' commitment and impact

    GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY, v.74, p.139-140, 2022

  5. Fears in preschoolers: translation, reliability, and validity of the Fear Survey Schedule for Infant-Preschoolers (FSSIP) - Brazilian version

    TRENDS IN PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, v.44, article ID e20200170, 7p, 2022

    Objective: To translate the Fear Survey Schedule for Infants-Preschoolers (FSSIP) into Brazilian Portuguese and to examine its reliability and validity for assessing fears among Brazilian preschoolers. Methods: Two independent bilingual professionals conducted translation and back-translation of ...

  6. Management of common mental disorders should take place in primary health or specialized care? Clinical decisions of psychiatrists from Latin American countries

    PLOS ONE, v.17, n.4, article ID e0265308, 12p, 2022

    ObjectiveThe objective of our study was to explore clinical decisions of psychiatrists regarding the management of common mental disorders in primary care (PC) in four Latin Americans countries, through the application of clinical vignettes. MethodsUsing a cross-sectional design, we conducted a s...

  7. Cognitive Processes and Legal Capacity in Patients With Bipolar Disorder: A Brief Research Report

    FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, v.13, article ID 867750, 8p, 2022

    The current study verified the association between cognitive process such as attention, executive functioning, and legal capacity in patients with bipolar disorder (BD). The sample consisted of 72 participants, assorted to episodic patients (n = 21), euthymic patients (n = 22), and healthy contro...

  8. Measuring routine childhood vaccination coverage in 204 countries and territories, 1980-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020, Release 1

    LANCET, v.398, n.10299, p.503-521, 2021

    Background Measuring routine childhood vaccination is crucial to inform global vaccine policies and programme implementation, and to track progress towards targets set by the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) and Immunization Agenda 2030. Robust estimates of routine vaccine coverage are needed to...

  9. Revisiting evidence of primary prevention of suicide among adult populations: A systematic overview

    JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, v.297, p.641-656, 2022

    Backgrounds: : Primary prevention of suicidal behaviors in the general population is required to interrupt the trend of self-inflicted deaths worldwide. We reviewed the evidence of the efficacy of primary prevention of suicide among the adult population. Methods: : This is an overview of systemat...

  10. The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

    LANCET ONCOLOGY, v.23, n.1, p.27-52, 2022

    Background In estimating the global burden of cancer, adolescents and young adults with cancer are often overlooked, despite being a distinct subgroup with unique epidemiology, clinical care needs, and societal impact. Comprehensive estimates of the global cancer burden in adolescents and young a...