Psychiatry is the medical science which specializes in the study and treatment of mental disorders such as behavioral, cognitive and perceptual disorders. The term psychiatry is derived from the Greek which means healer of soul or mind. This specialization of medicine focuses specifically on the mind and aims to study, prevent, and treat psychological disorders in human beings. It is best described as a liaison between the social context of general human behavior and the perception of those who are mentally ill. The physician who specializes in psychiatry is referred as a psychiatrist. The Psychiatrists at Sankhya hospitals are well versed and trained in diagnostic evaluation and in psychotherapy.
The assessment of psychiatric diseases starts with the examination of mental status and the assessment of case history. A few psychological tests which are conducted by psychiatrist are neuroimaging, neurophysiological techniques, computed tomography, computed axial tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and positron emission tomography to assess the mental health. These mental disorders are listed and recognized even by the world health organization.
Psychiatric treatment applies a various modalities of treatment such as medication, psychotherapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Our doctors have done extensive research and treatment in the arena of psychiatry through their array of subspecialties and proven theoretical methodologies.
Our Psychiatric services include treatment for:
- Panic Attacks
- Attention deficit disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Anxiety /Addiction
- Psychosomatic diseases
- Psychiatric medication side effects