Psychiatrists specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses and emotional disorders. Psychiatrists are trained in both the medical and psychological aspects of mental health, and are qualified to provide a wide range of services to individuals who are experiencing mental health issues.

Disorders are classified by the following clinical features:

Anxiety disorders: generalised anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, specific phobias

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Mood disorders: depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders

Psychotic disorders: schizophrenia

Perinatal mental illness: post-partum depression and psychosis

Sleep disorder

Trauma-related disorders: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder

Alcohol and substance use disorders

Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Personality disorders

Cognitive and memory impairments