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The Department of Psychiatry at the Meitra Hospital offers complete preventive, diagnostic, and medical management of mental health problems. We aim to provide the best quality mental healthcare across all ages and genders and to focus on promoting positive mental health, early detection, treatment, and rehabilitation of various mental health and related issues.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include maladaptation related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions. Our services cater to child and adolescent mental health problems, geriatric mental health issues, maternal and reproductive mental health, general adult psychiatry, de-addiction services, and stress management. We also provide behavioural and psychotherapeutic management of mental health issues across all ages.
Our team of highly skilled medical and para-medical professionals includes Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, and Counsellors. Our team closely works with other departments to chalk out a wholesome treatment plan. Our comprehensive treatment programs for diseases such as Dementia, Behavioural Disorders, and Stress Management are highly effective.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are all medications given by psychiatrists addicting?
Psychiatrists prescribe a whole range of medications to patients. Please remember most of the medications given are not addicting and can easily be stopped without the patient feeling the craving for the medication or withdrawal symptoms. It is always best to consult the doctor before stopping any medicines.
Are Psychiatrists and Psychologists the same?
A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who has done his MBBS training and then specialized in treating people with mental health problems, whereas a psychologist is a mental health professional who has done their graduation in psychology and specialization in clinical psychology. They are not medical professionals who can prescribe medications.
Consulting a psychiatrist means that I must be MAD?
A psychiatrist treats various psychological problems like anxiety disorders, depression, phobias, panic disorders, anger issues, alcohol and tobacco dependence, academic issues, and various other issues. The common stereotypical psychiatry patient depicted in movies and the media forms only a very minute percentage of patients seen by psychiatrists.