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Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine

Clinical Department of Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kišpatićeva 12, 10000 Zagreb

TEL: +385 1 23 76 473

FAX: +385 1 23 88329


Head of Department


Deputy Head of Department

prof. dr. sc. Ninoslav Mimica

Department Secretary

izv. prof. dr. sc. Marina Šagud

Mandatory courses (Integrated undergraduate and graduate studies of medicine)

  • Psychiatry, in Croatian (D. Begić, N. Mimica, I. Begovac)
  • Psychological Medicine, in Croatian (R. Gregurek)
  • Psychiatry, in English (A. Mihaljević-Peleš)
  • Psychological Medicine, in English (R. Gregurek)

Elective courses (Integrated undergraduate and graduate studies of medicine)

  • Anxiety Disorders (A. Mihaljević-Peleš)
  • Child in a Crisis – diagnostic methods in child and adolescent psychiatry (I. Begovac)
  • Mister Horvat Goes to See a Doctor (I. Begovac)
  • Interpersonal Relationships (D. Marčinko)
  • Liaison Psychiatry (Psychological Issues in Physically Ill) (R. Gregurek)
  • Treatment of Most Common Mental Disorders in Medicine (N. Mimica)
  • Medicine of Human Sexuality (D. Begić)
  • Addictions (N. Mimica)
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Diagnostics and Treatment) (R. Gregurek, A. Mihaljević-Peleš)
  • Psychological Trauma in Adolescence (M. Skočić Hanžek)
  • Psychiatry of Older Age (N. Mimica)
  • Psychotherapy (Z. Kušević)
  • Psychotraumatology (D. Marčinko)
  • Anxiety and How to Get Rid of It (R. Gregurek)

Medical studies in English

  • Problems of Addiction (N. Mimica)
  • Psychosomatic Medicine (R. Gregurek)

Postgraduate studies

Postgraduate specialist studies

  • Psychiatry (Dražen Begić)
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Ivan Begovac)
  • Psychotherapy (Rudolf Gregurek)

Scientific research projects

Projects financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports

  • 1H-MRS Changes in Prediction of Treatment Response, Relapse and Depression Recurrence (Principal investigator: N. Henigsberg)
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia: Different Disorders or a Continuum (Principal investigator: V. Folnegović-Šmalc)
  • Pharmacogenetic Variability in Psychiatric Patients (Principal investigator: A. Mihaljević-Peleš)
  • Phosphorylation of Tau Proteins in Development and Alzheimer’s disease (Principal investigator: G. Šimić, Collaborator N. Mimica)
  • Quantitative EEG Indicators in Depressed and Schizophrenic Patients (Principal investigator: D. Begić)
  • Multidimensional Analysis of Biological Indicators in Mental Disorders (Principal investigator: M. Jakovljević)
  • Neurobiological Aspects of Human Adaptation to Stress and Response to Psychotherapy (Principal investigator: R. Gregurek)
  • Personality Traits and Families of Those with Eating Disorders After Recovery (Principal investigator: V. Vidović, I. Begovac)
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children of War Veterans: Causal Model (Principal investigator: Ž. Vukšić-Mihaljević; Collaborator M. Braš)
  • Predictive Value of Evaluation of Emotional and Behavioral Issues in Youth (Principal investigator: V. Rudan)
  • Effects of Education on Treatment Outcomes in Depressed Patients with Diabetes (Principal investigator: M. Pibernik, Collaborator: D. Begić)

University of Zagreb grants             

  • Exploration of Therapeutic Alliance and Emotional Regulation During Treatment of Adolescents with Eating Disorders (Principal investigator: I. Begovac)
  • Longitudinal Follow-up of 1-H MRS Changes as Predictors of Therapeutic Response, Relapse and Depression Recurrence (Principal investigator: N. Henigsberg)
  • Indicators of Therapeutic Response in Schizophrenia (Principal investigator: M. Šagud)
  • Predictive exploration of Therapeutic Alliance and Emotional Regulation during Treatment of Adolescents with Emotional Disorders (Principal investigator: I. Begovac)
  • Prognostic Factors of Therapeutic Response in Schizophrenia (Principal investigator: A. Mihaljević-Peleš)
  • Spatial Correlates of 1H MRS with Therapeutic Response in Depressive Disorder Treatment (Principal investigator: N. Henigsberg)
  • Therapeutic Alliance as Predictor of Psychotherapy in Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders (Principal investigator: Z. Kušević)
  • Influence of Religiosity on Depression Treatment Outcomes (Principal investigator: M. Šagud)

Croatian Science Foundation projects

  • Biomarkers in Schizophrenia – Integration of Complementary Approaches in Follow-up of those in First-Episode Psychosis (Principal investigator: M. Rojnić Kuzman)
  • Multimodal Approach to Treatment and Long-Term Monitoring of the Course of Depressive Disorder Using Magnetic Resonance (Principal investigator: N. Henigsberg)

Teaching staff and teaching associates

Tenured full professors

prof. dr. sc. Dražen Begić

prof. dr. sc. Rudolf Gregurek

prof. dr. sc. Neven Henigsberg

prof. dr. sc. Alma Mihaljević-Peleš

Full professors

prof. dr. sc. Darko Marčinko

prof. dr. sc. Ninoslav Mimica

Associate professors

izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivan Begovac

izv. prof. dr. sc. Miroslav Herceg

izv. prof. dr. sc. Zrnka Kovačić Petrović

izv. prof. dr. sc. Zorana Kušević

izv. prof. dr. sc. Martina Rojnić Kuzman

izv. prof. dr. sc. Marina Šagud

izv. prof. dr. sc. Milena Skočić Hanžek

Assistant professors

doc. dr. sc. Petrana Brečić

doc. dr. sc. Dubravka Kalinić

Senior assistants

dr. sc. Maja Bajs Janović

dr. sc. Saša Jevtović

dr. sc. Andrea Ražić Pavičić

doc. dr. sc. Aleksandar Savić

dr. sc. Suzana Uzun

dr. sc. Bjanka Vuksan-Ćusa

dr. sc. Maja Živković

Visiting professors

prof. dr. sc. Norman Sartorius,

Adjunct teaching staff

doc. dr. sc. Branka Aukst Margetić

doc. dr. sc. Vedran Bilić

prof. dr. sc. Igor Filipčić

prof. dr. sc. Slađana Štrkalj-Ivezić