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History and Objective



Modern psychiatry in Hong Kong began in 1948, when a British-trained psychiatrist Dr. P M Yap was appointed medical superintendent of the mental hospital in Hong Kong. Prior to this it was the asylum-era dating from the opening of a temporary lunatic asylum in 1875 with merely custodial care for the...


Members & Fellows


Categories of Membership


There are 4 categories of members: Fellow, Member, Inceptor and Affiliate. In Jan 2020, there are 415 Fellows, 70 Members, 77 Inceptors and 3 Affiliates. The annual subscription fee is HK$3500 for Fellow, HK$2000 for Member and Inceptor and HK$1500 for Affiliate. Those interested to join could contact the Honorary ...


College Journal

College Journal



Background of College Journal


East Asian Archives of Psychiatry is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists. It is one of the few English psychiatric journals in Asia. The journal publishes psychiatric reports not only from Hong Kong, but also from China, most Asian count...


PAC for Mental Health Promotion

College Spokesperson


College Spokesperson: April 2020


♦ Dr. Dong Yuet-sun Jimmy                

♦ Dr. Chan Kai-tai   


College Secretariat 

Tel: 2871 8717                                              

Email: lilian@hkcpsy...


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