who deals with mental illness, as well as the interaction between physical and mental illness.
Psychiatrists look after patients with mental health problems such as depression, bipolar affective disorder, anxiety disorders, learning disabilities, eating disorders, schizophrenia, dementia, and drug and alcohol abuse.
Common health concerns
general adult psychiatry - this is the largest group of psychiatrists and they look after psychiatric patients aged 18-65 in inpatient and outpatient settings,child and adolescent psychiatry - these doctors specialise in managing psychiatric patients under the age of 18,old age psychiatry - these are psychiatrists who deal with adults over the age of 65. Psychiatric problems are more common in this age group, especially depression and dementia,psychiatry of intellectual disability - psychiatric illness is common in people that have a learning disability,forensic psychiatry - these doctors provide psychiatric care to prison inmates and those in secure hospitals. They often act as expert witnesses in trials,medical psychotherapy - this group of psychiatrists specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders through psychotherapy
Specialist treatment available
depression, bipolar affective disorder, anxiety disorders, learning disabilities, eating disorders, schizophrenia, dementia, and drug and alcohol abuse.
Testimonials by patients
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