About Us

Working with Depression: A clinical research program on workplace depression


 

The Mood Disorders Centre Team, October 2, 2013

The Mood Disorders Centre Team, October 2, 2013

 

The Mood Disorders Centre is a specialized psychiatric program within Vancouver Coastal Health for people with mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder) in British Columbia, Canada.  The activities of the Mood Disorders Centre include developing, evaluating and providing innovative programs of care, educating health professionals and the public, and conducting clinical studies on the causes of, and treatments for, mood disorders.

The Working with Depression clinical research program on workplace depression is just one such initiative.

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The Mood Disorders Centre is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia; the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute; the UBC Institute of Mental Health; the Vancouver General Hospital (part of the Vancouver Coastal Health network); the Brain Research Centre; and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH).

As of May 2014, the Mood Disorders Centre transitioned into its new home in the  DMCBH, a partnership of Vancouver Coastal Health and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia that brings together experts in the fields of neuroscience, neurology, and psychiatry in a hub for training, research, and clinical care.  Read more about our new facilities here.

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The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH), new home to several existing clinics, including the Mood Disorders Centre, as of May 2014.

 

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