Psychiatry

Overview

Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses and disorders. It is a medical specialty that deals with understanding the complex interplay of biological, psychological, and social factors that contribute to a person’s mental health and well-being. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in psychiatry and are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat a wide range of mental health conditions.

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Navigating Treatment Modalities for Mental Health

Medication Management

Prescribing and monitoring the use of psychotropic medications, such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and anxiolytics, to alleviate symptoms.

Psychotherapy

Conducting talk therapy or counseling sessions to address emotional and psychological issues. Different forms of psychotherapy, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavior therapy (DBT), and psychodynamic therapy, are used to treat different conditions.

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KIDNEY TRASPLANTATION

Evaluation and selection of suitable kidney donors and recipients. Pre-transplant assessments and compatibility testing. Living donor and deceased donor transplant procedures. Minimally invasive laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.

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TRANSPLANT SURGERY AND CARE

Advanced surgical techniques for kidney transplantation. Robotic-assisted and laparoscopic procedures. Post-transplant monitoring and follow-up care.

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RENAL TRANSPLANT EVALUTION AND WORKUP

Comprehensive medical and surgical evaluations for potential transplant candidates. Diagnostic testing, including blood work, imaging, and biopsies. Evaluation of transplant suitability and consideration of alternative treatments.

Range of Conditions

Psychiatrists can diagnose and treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including but not limited to
  • Mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar disorder)

  • Anxiety disorders (e.g., generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder)

  • Psychotic disorders (e.g., schizophrenia)

  • Personality disorders (e.g., borderline personality disorder)

  • Substance use disorders

  • Eating disorders (e.g., anorexia nervosa, bulimia)

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., ADHD, autism spectrum disorders)

  • Trauma-related disorders (e.g., PTSD)

  • Sleep disorders

  • Geriatric psychiatry (dealing with mental health issues in older adults)

Healing Minds through Holistic Care

Holistic Approach: Many psychiatrists take a holistic approach to mental health, considering not only the biological aspects but also the psychological, social, and environmental factors that influence a person’s mental well-being.

In summary, psychiatry is a medical specialty dedicated to understanding, diagnosing, and treating mental health disorders. Psychiatrists play a vital role in helping individuals improve their mental health and overall quality of life through various therapeutic interventions and treatments.

Our Consultants

DR.D.M. ARASI

Dr. D.M. ARASI

MBBS.,MD.,DGO
Psychiatrist
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