School of Clinical Medicine

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has made a firm commitment to being an African centre of academic excellence and research, that is both globally and locally relevant.
The Nelson R Mandela School of Clinical Medicine is firmly committed to the purpose for which it was established: to produce highly qualified and experienced medical practitioners and specialists dedicated to improving the quality of life of South Africans. 

In accordance with the this mission statement, the Department of Psychiatry is committed toproviding:

 

  • Effective and appropriate undergraduate and postgraduate education in mental health and ill health.
  • Inpatient and outpatient mental health care services, including community health care services, forensic services, child and adolescent services, services for the elderly, those with Intellectual Disability, addictions and HIV disease.