Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology

Directors:

  • Prof. Dr. Michael Siniatchkin


The Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology has been part of the Kiel Campus of the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein since 1987. The Department has been training medical students in the areas of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology since 1972.

Its main scientific focus areas are in fundamental biopsychological investigations on information processing in the brain in the areas of pain, psychotraumatology and behavioural disorders in children and young people. Another area of focus is in the development and empirical evaluation of behavioural medicine prevention programmes in different disorders such as headaches, ADHS, obesity.