Psychiatrists are medical doctors who are experts in mental health. They specialise in diagnosing and treating people with mental illness.
Psychiatrists have a deep understanding of physical and mental health – and how they affect each other. They help people with mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, ADHD/ADD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and addiction, just to name a few. Find out more in our Frequently Asked Questions section.
On successful completion of the registrarship (including intensive examinations), a candidate is awarded a Specialist Title of Psychiatrist and is required to be a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry (FRACZP). A Consultant is also required to train junior doctors are registrars.