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Comprehensive Forensic Psychiatric Examination Unit

The Comprehensive Forensic Psychiatric Examination Unit of the State Institution “Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Examination and Drug Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine” is the only research unit in Ukraine that investigates systematically scientific and practical issues of forensic psychiatric examination and develops new approaches to its improvement.

The Comprehensive Forensic Psychiatric Examination Unit has an adequate staff with relevant scientific, practical (clinical), expert and pedagogical expertise in this field.

Unit’s main responsibilities:

  • To carry out scientific research related to forensic psychiatric examination issues.
  • To conduct forensic psychiatric (comprehensive forensic psychological and psychiatric) examinations in civil trials and criminal proceedings.
  • To provide advisory assistance in organizing and conducting forensic psychiatric (comprehensive forensic psychological and psychiatric) examinations.
  • To hold continuous professional development events for forensic psychiatric experts and specialists in related areas.
  • To provide a scientific component of the educational program of doctoral training within the Unit’s area of activities.

Provisions on the Unit 

Scientific and Research Potential:

No. Name Scientific Degree Academic Title Position and Contact info
1. Oleksandr REVENOK Doctor of Medicine Professor Leading Research Associate

Email: oleksandr.revenok@cmhmda.org.ua

Tel.: +38(044)468-32-15

2. Oksana OLIINYK Doctor of Medicine Senior Research Associate Leading Research Associate

Email: oksana.oliinyk@cmhmda.org.ua

Tel.: +38(068)376-10-14

3. Andriy KANISHCHEV Candidate of Medicine Acting Head of Unit, Leading Research Associate

Email: andriy.kanishchev@cmhmda.org.ua

Tel.: +38(044)223-40-56

4. Oleksandra RADZEVILOVA Candidate of Psychology Leading Research Associate

Email: forensic@cmhmda.org.ua

5. Sergii SHUM Candidate of Medicine Leading Research Associate

Email: sergii.shum@cmhmda.org.ua

6. Krystyna ZELIASKO Full-time Postgraduate Student

Email: forensic@cmhmda.org.ua

7. Olena KYRYLIUK Full-time Postgraduate Student

Email: forensic@cmhmda.org.ua

Contact:

Andriy KANISHCHEV – Acting Head of Unit. Tel.: +38(044)223-40-56, Email: forensic@cmhmda.org.ua

Working hours: Monday-Friday, 9.00 – 16.00.

Unit’s Scientific Research Activities:

– Development of organizational and methodological approaches to the forensic psychiatric expert evaluation of adaptation disorders in combatants 2020-2022

Reg. No.: 0120U101494

– Forensic psychiatric evaluation of addictions due to psychoactive substances in criminal proceedings: methodological and organizational aspects 2017-2019

Reg. No.: 0117U000449

Development of the model of medical and social management of post-traumatic mental disorders in participants in hostilities and persons temporarily relocated from the zone of combat operations and occupied territories (prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, examination) 2015-2017

Reg. No.: 0115U001445

Forensic psychiatric evaluation of alcohol dependence in the civil process 2012-2014

Reg. No.: 0112U001233

Mental and behavioral disorders in persons who suffer from cancer and taking narcotic analgesics (clinical-psychopathology and forensic psychiatric aspects) 2009-2011

Reg. No.: 0105U000738

Publications of Unit’s Staff

Recent news

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