The Department of Psychiatry provides inpatient and outpatient services to children, adolescents, and adults with mental illnesses.

The major site for inpatient services is the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH).

Outpatient services include the Vanderbilt Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (VAPOC), the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (CAPOC), and several school-based programs.


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We provide services in the following clinical areas:

Addiction Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

General Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatry

Forensic Services

Vanderbilt Comprehensive Assessment Program


Our faculty members are also engaged in patient care and the teaching of students and resident physicians at the

Nashville VA Medical Center.