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Psychiatry

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Telephone: 4734 2585
Facsimile
4734 3343
Location

Level 5 South Block Nepean Hospital

Postal Address
PO Box 63
Street Address

Derby Street, Kinsgwood

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm

After Hours Contact Instructions  In case of emergency call the mental health crisis number: 1800 011 511

Department Outline

The Department of Psychiatry provides teaching and research. Its main research focus is on the psychopathology of anxiety disorders.

Research

Online video game use problems and disorders in adults. This study aims to investigate and better understand patterns of online game use in adults.

Group Cognitive Behavioural Treatment  for Hoarding:  A Pilot Study. This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of group sessions of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with a structured program using a workbook for treatment of people with hoarding disorder

Preliminary Validation of the Nepean Dysphoria Scale This study aims to examine the nature of dysphoria using a new measure, titled the ‘Nepean Dysphoria Scale’

The cognitive coping styles in anxiety disorders and co-occurrence with depression and other emotional states this study aims to gain a better understanding of the links between anxiety disorders, depression, anger, feelings of emotional and mental discomfort and cognitive and coping styles.

Services provided by the Department of Psychiatry

Research and teaching.

Who we see

Patients with anxiety disorders

Related Services

Nepean Anxiety Disorders Clinic

Mental Health Access Team

Community Mental Health

Urgent Cases

If you are in need of urgent care contact Mental Health Access on 1800 011 511

Appointment Requirements

Appointments can be made by contacting our department secretary on 4734 2585

Eligibility

The Nepean Anxiety Disorders Clinic is available to patients with anxiety disorders.

Age Range

18 to 65 years.

 

 

 

Thursday, 4 October 2018 12:37:16 PM