At Abbottabad Medical Complex psychiatric department focuses on the delivery of behavioral health services in organized systems, such as public mental health systems, correctional systems, and health maintenance organizations. Because they are physicians, psychiatrists can order or perform a full range of medical laboratory and psychological tests which, combined with discussions with patients, help provide a picture of a patient's physical and mental state. 

These include the following:

Clinical neurophysiology

Forensic psychiatry

Addiction psychiatry

Child and adolescent psychiatry

Geriatric psychiatry

Hospice and palliative medicine

Pain management

Psychosomatic medicine (also known as consultation-liaison psychiatry)