Specialist Divisions

Specialist Divisions

The Discipline of Psychiatry has 6 academic divisions – these include:

  1. Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  2. Division of Psychogeriatrics
  3. Division of Neuropsychiatry
  4. Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  5. Division of Addiction Psychiatry 
  6. Division of Forensic Psychiatry

These Divisions correspond to sub-specialty areas in Psychiatry with numbers 1, 2, 3 and 6 now officially recognized as sub-specialties by the HPCSA and Certificates in these sub-specialties currently under development by the College of Psychiatrists of SA. Numbers 4 and 5 are in the process of being formalized as sub-specialties with the HPCSA.