Psychiatric Services 
SLUCare specialists at Saint Louis University Hospital are trained to serve the needs of adults experiencing emotional or mental disorders. Psychiatric services are provided on an inpatient or outpatient basis.

·         The Adult Inpatient Treatment Program offers patients a respite from overwhelming environmental stresses and allows professional staff to further evaluate and intensively treat disorders in an inpatient setting.          

·         The Geriatric Psychiatry Unit is a 10-bed acute inpatient diagnostic and treatment unit and partial hospitalization day program for older adults facing problems unique to their age group.

The Clinical Trials Unit provides high-quality services to facilitate the completion of various phases of clinical research. The Department of Psychiatry has conducted clinical trials in:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Panic disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Social phobia