Psychiatry is the ‘medical treatment of the soul’.
Psychiatry is focused specifically on the mind, aiming to study, prevent, and treat mental disorders in humans.
Our psychiatrists’ diagnosis: mental illnesses, severe learning disabilities, and personality disorders.
Treatment may be delivered on an inpatient or outpatient basis, depending on the severity of functional impairment or on other aspects of the disorder in question.
Our psychiatry unit provides:
Addiction psychiatry: focuses on evaluation and treatment of individuals with alcohol, drug, or other substance-related disorders, and of individuals with dual diagnosis of substance-related and other psychiatric disorders.
Biological psychiatry: an approach to psychiatry that aims to understand mental disorders in terms of the biological function of the nervous system.
Child and adolescent psychiatry: an approach to work with children, teenagers, and their families.
Geriatric psychiatry: an approach branch dealing with the study, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders in humans with old age.
Social psychiatry: focusing on the interpersonal and cultural context of mental disorder and mental well-being.