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Section of Neuropsychiatry

The Section of Neuropsychiatry (SON) is an RANZCP group that promotes the highest standards in clinical practice, training and research pertaining to neuropsychiatry.

The Regulations [PDF; 85 KB] of the SON outline the role and responsibilities of the bi-national Section.


Neuropsychiatry is a psychiatric subspecialty focusing on the interrelation of psychiatric disorders and neurology.


The Section aims to:

  • promote the objectives of the College relating to neuropsychiatry
  • advise on training and the regulation of neuropsychiatry
  • advance and disseminate research in neuropsychiatry
  • contribute to and promote the highest standards of clinical practice.

Current committee members

The current committee can be contacted through The chair of the SON bi-national committee is Prof Jeffrey Looi.


All members of the College (including trainees and Affiliates) are eligible to join the Section. For further information on membership, please email

The Regulations [PDF; 55 KB] of the SON outline the role and responsibilities of Section membership.

News archive

July 2013 newsletter [PDF; 660 KB]


The Section contributes to RANZCP position statements, and is involved in consultations on behalf of the College.
„►Policy and advocacy page


The Section hosts an annual scientific conference in collaboration with the Section of Behavioural Neurology of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists. Current event information can be found below.

7th Annual Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Neurology Conference
23–24 November 2018
Melbourne Brain Centre, Melbourne, VIC

„►Presentations from previous RANZCP conferences