About Dr Bede McIvorPsychogeriatrician and Psychiatrist
Dr McIvor has expertise in General Psychiatry, Psychiatry of the Elderly, Forensic Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry.
MBChB 1988 Auckland; FRANZCP 1997
Full Registration Date 30 November 1988
Dr Bede McIvor is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Psychiatry and a member of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age.
Services & TreatmentsParticular areas of interest include the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders (including OCD and PTSD), cognitive disorders (as the result of possible dementia, head injury or other neurological conditions) and psychotic disorders.
Medico-legal issues related to the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act (i.e. competency and testamentary capacity) and criminal procedures also make up a significant portion of Dr McIvor’s practice.
Definitions of Services
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, of mental disorders. These include various affective, behavioural, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities.