Psychiatry

Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine is at the center for clinical care, research and education for psychotic illnesses. The Indiana University Psychotic Disorders Program (IUPDP) has more than a decade of experience serving Hoosiers with schizophrenia and their families.

Prevention and Recovery

Located at Sydney & Lois Eskenazi Health, the Prevention and Recovery Center for Early Psychosis (PARC) researchers focus on individuals in all stages of psychotic illnesses. IU School of Medicine faculty researchers work to understand the causes psychotic illnesses and develop better treatment for patients with schizophrenia. This prevention and recovery program serves Indiana as a center of clinical care, research and educational excellence in the treatment of individuals in the early stages of schizophrenia.

Early Treatment

IU School of Medicine experts are working to significantly improve both the clinical condition and the long-term clinical outcome of patients who suffer from schizophrenia by intervening early in the course of the disease.

Education

Prevention and Recovery Center for Early Psychosis (PARC), led by the Department of Psychiatry, offers educational opportunities to IU School of Medicine residents and students as well as internship and work-study employment options.

Research Experts

Alan Breier, MD

Alan Breier, MD

AAMHRE/IUPA Professor of Psychiatry
Michael M. Francis, MD

Michael M. Francis, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Ashley M. Overley, MD

Ashley M. Overley, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Jenifer L. Vohs, PhD

Jenifer L. Vohs, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Clinical Pyschiatry