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Department of Psychological Medicine

Te Tari Whakaora Hinengaro Tangata

We are actively involved in the teaching of Psychological Medicine to medical students.

We are also responsible for the academic programme for Christchurch’s successful psychiatric registrar training programme. In recent years, the Department has expanded into new teaching areas including

  • Postgraduate papers in mental health
  • Mental health nursing
  • Addictions
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • Forensic mental health
  • Eating disorders
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Primary care mental health
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy

There are approximately 200 postgraduate and research students currently studying with the Department.

Upcoming meeting

flyer- Mood Disorders Workshop thumbMood Disorder Workshop

This two-day workshop follows on from similar workshops in 2016 and 2017 designed for Consultant Psychiatrists or Senior Psychiatric Registrars. We will extend knowledge and themes from the previous workshops while still providing a stand-alone educational package. We will examine all aspects of the clinical psychiatric management of mood disorders.

Read more and register for this meeting