Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Medical Specialties

The medical specialties within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and the faculty associated with them, provide specialized training, research and patient care related to our vast area of study. Our faculty members are committed to helping our students, residents and fellows develop clinical, research and leadership skills, while helping the various populations for whom we care through our affiliated care sites and hospitals.

Addiction Psychiatry

Providing clinical services to individuals who have problems with drugs and alcohol, training for medical personnel in addiction treatment and consultation to other programs that may address these issues.

Addiction Psychiatry

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Working to better educate families and improve treatment for children who require psychiatric and psychological services. 

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Helping patients with complex medical problems that may exacerbate, or be exacerbated by, psychiatric symptoms. 

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Forensic Psychiatry

Dealing with matters of civil, criminal and administrative law as well as evaluation and specialized treatment of individuals involved with the legal system at a variety of levels, including those incarcerated in jails, prisons and forensic psychiatric hospitals.

Forensic Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatry & Neuropsychiatry

Skilled and comprehensive psychiatric medical care of older adults suffering from psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders.

Geriatric Psychiatry & Neuropsychiatry

Neuromodulation

Advancing education and research in using neuromodulation technology, the future of psychiatric care.

Neuromodulation

Neuropsychology

The assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurological, medical, neurodevelopmental and psychiatric conditions and other cognitive and learning disorders.

Neuropsychology

Women’s Behavioral Health

Investigating and providing novel treatments and combination therapies for our patients and advancing the understanding of affective disorders.

Women’s Behavioral Health
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