An oral examination by a psychiatrist or other physician, designed to elicit or identify psychiatric dysfunction, such as anxiety or depression (depression may be defined as a reversible dementia). The assessment is comprised of a full history and mental status examination.
Patients over the age of 65, younger patients with early onset of dementia.
Covered by OHIP.
Physician referral required. Please contact 416-586-4800 ext 5192 for a referral form. Or download from www.mountsinai.on.ca/care/psych/patient-programs/geriatric-psychiatry/geriatric_psych_referral_form.pdf
The clinic offers psychiatric consultation, and where appropriate, ongoing management by a psychiatrist and multi-disciplinary team. We are available to see patients with the full spectrum of psychiatric disorders including, but not limited to, cognitive disorders. Services include assessment, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, caregiver support, and liaison with community agencies.