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Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.


Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. These include various affective, behavioural, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities.

Our psychiatry courses are taught in conjunction with the Discipline of psychiatry in the Sydney Medical School, which coordinates the teaching of psychiatry across six clinical schools and several major teaching hospitals in Sydney and New South Wales.

When you study psychiatry, you’ll learn about the human mind and the various affects medication has in restoring or repairing it to its optimum form.

Our psychiatry short courses are open to everyone. Sign up today and enter the fascinating world of the mind.

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Anxiety Disorders Course for Primary School Teachers: Managing Anxiety Disorders at School

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to... [More]
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Anxiety Disorders Course for Primary School Teachers: Managing Anxiety Disorders at School

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Anxiety Disorders Course for Primary School Teachers: Managing Anxiety Disorders at School

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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney. Psychoeducation courses promote health and well-being, and are open to everyone. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically... [More]
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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Course

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Managing Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to... [More]
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Anxiety Disorders Course Online: The Treatments

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. When it comes to anxiety disorders, Australians are struggling. How confident are you about your ability to help anxious people? Anxiety disorders are common psychiatric conditions with a devastating effect on quality of life that is often... [More]
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Anxiety Disorders Course Online: The Foundations

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. When it comes to anxiety disorders, Australians are struggling. How confident are you about your ability to help anxious people? Anxiety disorders are common psychiatric conditions with a devastating effect on quality of life that is often... [More]
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Managing Anxiety Disorders at School: An Online Course for School Teachers

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. This online course on anxiety management is specifically designed for primary and secondary school teachers and other school staff to improve their skills in identifying problematic anxiety, increase their understanding of the presentation of anxiety... [More]
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Mood Disorders Course Online: Medical Approaches

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. Join this self-paced interactive online course to learn how to treat mood disorders using medications. A key feature of mood disorders is monoamine dysregulation, which is the target of most antidepressant drugs. This course will firstly discuss the... [More]
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Mood Disorders Course Online: Psychological Approaches

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. Join this self-paced interactive online course to learn how to treat mood disorders using psychological approaches and effectively deal with related issues to mood disorders. Aims This course will discuss cognitive behaviour therapy, describing the... [More]
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Managing Depression in Primary Care Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to... [More]
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Interpersonal Psychotherapy Course: Level A

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to... [More]
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