What is Psychiatry?

Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that studies, diagnose and treats mental health disorders and we can reach out best psychiatrist in Punjab for any psychological issues. A person’s mental health  is influenced by a variety of factors that are both personal and related to interactions with society, community, and family. A healthy self-esteem, communication skills, and the development of resilience are all components of mental well-being.

Mental health issues should not be considered of little value, as they can become overpowering, creating problematic and disabling conditions. Like any physiological condition, psychological issues affect a large proportion of the global population. Mental health issues must be addressed and treated before they wreak havoc on families, relationships, and communities.

Specialities of Psychiatry:

  1. Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation.
  2. Adolescent and Child Psychiatry.
  3. Geriatric Psychiatry [treats elderly patients].
  4. Psychiatry in an emergency.
  5. Psychiatry in the military.
  6. Neuropsychiatry
  7. Specialists in sleep

Instead, a patient is subjected to a series of psychological tests where biochemical tests are also administered to assess the patient’s physical health.
Psychiatrists use a variety of treatments to treat mental illnesses, including psychotherapy and medications such as antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and antidepressants. Cognitive behavior therapy, family therapy, and group counseling are all forms of psychotherapy.
In severe cases, hospitalization may be required. Although psychiatry is one of the oldest branches of medicine, it has advanced significantly since the advent of neuroscience with the support of best psychiatrist in Amritsar – Dr. JPS Bhatia. The various editions of the Diagnostic and  Statistical Manual (DSM) and International Classification Disease (ICD) of mental health disorders contain standardized guidelines for diagnosing and treating mental health disorders. 

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    When to Visit a Psychiatrist?

    Most people may be afraid of seeing a psychiatrist, but such visit can be just as important for a person’s mental health as seeing a doctor is for physical health. There are numerous reasons why a person should consider making an appointment with a psychiatric professional.

      1. Exhibiting symptoms of a serious mental illness.
      2. Increasingly withdrawing.
      3. Having difficulty dealing with issues
      4. Feeling lonely
      5. Using substances for coping.
      6. Undergoing physiological problems because of psychological distress.
      7. Changes in performance in school or work.
      8. Changed sleeping pattern

    A psychiatrist can not only diagnose a wide range of mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, violent outbursts, insomnia, sleep issues, poor body image, paranoia, delusions, hallucinations, and obsessive thoughts but can also prescribe medications and offer a variety of treatment options.

    Psychiatry Services at The Hermitage Rehab

    Dr. JPS Bhatia is a well renowned Psychiatrist and Neurologist having more than 3 decades of experience in treating people with mental disorders, depression, anxiety and addiction related issues. With his immense experience he is renowned as the best psychiatrist in Amritsar, Punjab
    Our services make it simple to get high-quality, patient-centred, evidence-based care and treatment.
    We are committed in treating each patient with care, dignity and respect.
    To ensure seamless medical and psychiatric treatment within our system, our staff works closely with clinicians from other disciplines within the medical centre, as well as clinicians from surrounding communities.
    We provide ambulatory treatment for psychiatric disorders, with a particular emphasis on:

      1. Evaluating psychopharmacological treatments.
      2. Neuropsychiatric illnesses.
      3. Psychiatry for the elderly.

    If anyone close to you, needs any kind of mental health expert advice, feel free to call us anytime and get consultation from the experts.

    The Hermitage Rehab has all the facilities to treat mental illnesses. Dr. JPS Bhatia, specializes in addiction treatment and has more than 3 decades of experience in treating patients with mental illnesses. You can consult the best psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists at the best rehab centre in India