WHO Collaborating Centre
of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology (Department of Public Health and
Community Medicine, University of Verona) was designated by WHO as
Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health
on 23 February 1987.
of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology includes the Service of Psychiatry,
the Service of Psychosomatics and Clinical Psychology and the Service
of Psychotherapy and provides Clinical Activity, Research, and Education
According to WHO regulations the designation lasts for four years and may be continued, with periodic reviews by WHO of the scientific performance of the Centre. Each WHO Collaborating Centre applies for designation submitting to WHO a plan with the specific actions to be carried out in the 4-year period. WHO reviews each application, giving positive or negative feed back on redesignation. At the end of the 4-year period, each WHO Collaborating Centre has to send a detailed report with the outcome of the planned research activities.
was confirmed in 1992. In September 1996
the Centre was re-designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for
Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation
and since then this designation was further confirmed in 2001,
2005 and 2009.
Here below we list the two last work plans submitted to WHO in 2005 and 2009, with specific actions to be carried out from 2009 until the end of 2012. We also attach some information on the research activities of our Centre as a WHO Collaborating Centre.