Psychiatrists specialise in the assessment of psychiatric disorders using DSM IV/V criteria to diagnose conditions such as depression, bi-polar, schizophrenia, chronic fatigue syndrome,
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), personality and anxiety disorders, social phobias and stress. 

Consider referrals to Medilaw for:

  • Depression and anxiety (mood disorders) 
  • Stress
  • PTSD
  • Psychosis (eg schizophrenia)
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome (to exclude an underlying psychiatric disorder)
  • Psychiatric treatment options and medication reviews particularly as part of an early intervention plan 
  • Pain disorders 
  • Malingering