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What is a psychiatrist?

Psychiatrists are qualified doctors who specialise in emotional health and mental illness. 

They can :

  • diagnose mental illness and conditions such as ASD and ADHD
  • Recommend and review medication 
  • Advise on a range of treatments 
  • Manage risky situations; rapid weight loss in anorexia, self- harm and suicidal thinking
  • Liaise with other professionals 
  • Write reports