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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

Mental health

Main inclusion criteria

Depression, schizophrenia, psychosis and personality disorders, addiction, suicide, anxiety, eating disorders, learning disabilities, bipolar disorder, autistic spectrum disorders and studies of normal psychology, cognitive function and behaviour.


Advice on health categories

Mental Health should be used for all normal cognitive research categorised to 1.2 Psychological i.e. behaviour learning, memory, language, perception etc.

Studies dealing with the brain of individuals with a psychological condition listed in the Mental Health category should be coded as 100% Mental Health and not as Neurological.

Official terminology

Full name of category

Short name Unique ID
Mental health Mental



Related external links

International Classification of Diseases (ICD 10 v2016) – Chapter V:   Mental and behavioural disorders (F00-F99)