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Psychiatrists are specialists in mental health issues. Unlike psychologists, psychiatrists are medical doctors who can prescribe medication.
They diagnose, assess, treat and prevent human mental, emotional and behavioural issues.
Psychiatrists often deal with very complex and chronic mental health cases.
* Post-graduate study: 4 years specialisation: MMed (Psychiatry).
4 Years Post Grad studies after completing the MBChB degree to obtain an MMed (Psychiatry) degree.
Psychiatrists have many opportunities for employment including:
Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HSPCA)
South African Society of Psychiatrists
University of Pretoria:
University of KZN:
University of Cape Town:
Sefako Magkatho Health Services University:
University of the Free State:
University of Limpopo: