Psychology is the study of behaviour and mind, embracing all aspects of conscious and unconscious experience as well as thought Psychologists working in medical centres usually work with physicians to create treatment plans that promote both physical and mental health.
Some medical psychologists help treat severe disorders, such as depression or schizophrenia. Other psychologists help patients deal with personal issues, helping them talk though worrying or confusing life situations. In general, the department deals with:
- Specific disorders (e.g. trauma, addiction, eating, sleep, sex, depression, anxiety, or phobias)
- Neuropsychological disorders
- Child and adolescent Family and relationship counselling.