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  • Neuropsychiatry specialises in mental illness associated with disorders of the nervous system.
  • A statewide specialist service is located at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Neuropsychiatry specialises in mental illness associated with disorders of the nervous system. A statewide specialist service is located at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuropsychiatry Unit

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuropsychiatry Unit is a specialist eight-bed service that offers assessment, short-term admission and treatment in relation to neuropsychiatric disorders.

The unit is the clinical arm of the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, a research centre specialising in cognitive neuropsychiatry, neuroimaging and the neuropsychology of mental illness.

The unit also offers advice to psychiatric, neurological and other medical and mental health services.

Reviewed 29 May 2015

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