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Sächsisches Krankenhaus Arnsdorf - Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

The Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Sächsisches Krankenhaus Arnsdorf has 185 beds, 50 day clinic places and an outpatient clinic. Treatment for all mental disorders are provided, with a focus on:

  • Affective disorders
  • Substance Abuse disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Gerontopsychiatric diseases
  • Personality Disorders

In cooperation with other hospitals and institutions (e.g. University Hospital Dresden, Faculty of Psychology TU Dresden, University Hospital Leipzig), the department participates in research on :

  • Neurobiology of Mental Disorders (Hypothalamus)
  • Innovative Treatment Strategies of Depression (tDCS)
  • Philosophy and Psychopathalogy
  • Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
  • Social Psychiatry and Epidemiology
  • Forensic Psychiatry and Sexual Medicine

Prof. Dr. med. Peter Schönknecht holds a research group of subcortical dysfunction in mental disorders at the University of Leipzig.
He is affiliated academic staff member of the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig. Head of the Out-patient Department of Sexual-therapeutic Prevention and Forensic Research in Psychiatry

Chief Physician: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Schönknecht, M.A. 

Foto: Thorsten Eckert

Semmelweisstraße 10, Haus 13
04103 Leipzig
0341 - 97 24539