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Psychiatric Disorders

If you or your loved one want to be evaluated for a behavioral health problem, such as mental illness or substance abuse, our caring and highly skilled team will work with you to find the best psychiatric services for you.

The Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary

Geroge Keepers - Carruthers Professor and Chair, Psychiatry

A message from Dr. George Keepers, chair, Department of Psychiatry, about the recent Connecticut and Oregon shooting tragedies: "The awful events of December 14th in Connecticut have profoundly affected the nation and amplify the fear and foreboding of our own Clackamas Town Center shooting. More


Psychiatric illnesses start in the brain

Psychiatric Disorders

The OHSU Department of Psychiatry, part of the OHSU Brain Institute, conducts laboratory and clinical research on all the most common mental health problems. We treat people with many psychiatric disorders, including sleep problems, substance abuse and addictions, mental health problems in children, adolescents and older adults (geriatric) and eating disorders. Our specialists care for people of every culture and background.

Meet Our Psychiatry Team of Specialists in Mental Illness, Psychiatry, and Sleep Medicine


Psychiatric Disorders We Treat

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Child and Adolescent Disorders 
  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  • Dyslexia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Substance Abuse and Addictions

Mental Health Services We Provide

  • Consultations
  • Counseling (individual, group, marriage and family)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Pediatric Neurological Assessments
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacological Evaluation and Treatment
  • Psychotherapy

Learning to Live with Narcolepsy

Todd K.

I was 15 when I developed the first symptoms of narcolepsy with cataplexy. Narcolepsy is the uncontrollable urge to fall asleep, and cataplexy is temporary muscle weakness or paralysis. More




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