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How can a Psychiatrist help you?

Any form of mental health is a serious concern that can affect your day-to-day feelings, thoughts, perceptions and behaviors. So, pay attention to your mental wellbeing and seek help. Do not let the fear of consulting a psychiatrist stop you from getting the needed treatment. Let's work together to revive your wellbeing and happiness.

A psychiatrist will help evaluate and diagnose your mental and emotional condition. Eventually, they will help relieve your symptoms and control the condition by curating a clear cut treatment plan involving therapy, lifestyle changes, medication and rehab if needed.

Qualified psychiatrists can also prescribe medications like stimulants, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and hypnotics to alleviate your mental health symptoms. Seldom, if recurrence of symptoms happens, our team of the best psychiatrist in Hyderabad will formulate a rehabilitation treatment which may have to be carried out at a residential treatment centre to ensure that the episodes do not reoccur.

Your psychiatrist will even explain the following things about the recommended treatment:

  • Why is this treatment prescribed?
  • How does it work?
  • Side effects of treatment or medication, if any
  • Cost of your treatment

A Step by Step Process of the Psychiatric Diagnosis & Treatment

The treatment procedure in psychiatry is not similar to other fields of medicine. It relies significantly on the patient's response to psychotherapy or medication. Diagnosing and treating a mental disorder is a multi-step approach. A psychiatrist will evaluate all your physical and mental symptoms to create an accurate management and recovery plan. The steps involved are:

General Queries

During the first appointment, a psychiatrist will ask you various questions regarding medical and psychiatric history in your family, along with any prescribed medication.

Screening

A medical professional may conduct a physical exam to know if any physical issues are contributing factors. It helps to know any underlying physical ailment causing mental disorders, like a neurological disorder or brain tumor. As part of the process, your doctor will ask for specific lab tests, a physical exam, and a psychological evaluation. Sometimes, a proper diagnosis may also require more than one visit.

Treatment Plan

After your diagnosis, the psychiatrist doctor in Hyderabad will start the treatment as per the results. Remember, treatment for psychotic disorders differs from one person to another, even if both have the same problem.

A psychiatrist may provide you one or a combination of therapies suited for your mental health condition. The psychotherapies include talk therapy, counseling, EMDR therapy, behavioral therapies, hypnosis, and desensitization therapy for phobias.

Medications

In severe cases, your mental health professional will prescribe medication and will observe your response to the drug regularly. Antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, antipsychotic medications, and mood-stabilizing medications are the four primary medications recommended by psychiatrists to treat various psychotic disorders. Again, a prescription will depend on your mental state and response to therapies.

Recovery Period

You and your psychiatrist will work closely to determine the effect of drugs and therapies on you because the results, benefits, risks, and side effects need continuous assessments. If there are any side effects or improvements, he or she will change your prescription.

Also, several patients suffering from severe mental disorders can improve and reconnect with life through proper therapies, emotional, and social support. As a result, a psychiatrist doctor in Hyderabad can lower medication dosages.

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What Our Clients Have To Say

I have been consulting the doctors at Cadabam’s for over 6 months now for my father who has dementia. The doctors and staff at the hospital are very polite and kind and have provided excellent support and care right from day one. They not only explain the treatment plan thoroughly but also take out the time to make sure we understand complications and side effects that could come along the way. If you or your loved one is dealing with any mental health issues, I highly recommend Cadabam’s.

I’m very happy with the doctors, medical staff, and facilities at Cadabam’s hospital. Apart from being highly skilled in the field, the doctors and other medical staff are also very patient and supportive. Right from diagnosing the issue to prescribing medicines and creating the perfect treatment plan, they are with you every step of the way. I am glad I reached out to the team at Cadabam’s for counseling sessions.

I have observed great improvements in my son who has autism. The treatment plan created by the doctors has helped reduce the symptoms and he now is slowly learning new skills that assist him in his day-to-day activities. I cannot thank the team at Cadabam’s enough for giving my son the opportunity to have a happy and healthy childhood.

Excellent doctors, excellent team of medical staff, excellent facilities. From the people to the facilities and infrastructure, Cadabam’s has everything you need to address and improve your mental health illnesses.

I’m extremely grateful to the doctors and the entire team at Cadabams for creating an action plan to help me with my anxiety. I was finding it very difficult to maintain a social life and even focus on my career because of my severe anxiety. But now that I have been meeting with the team for over a year, I can proudly say that I have gotten much better at understanding and dealing with my anxiety. Thank you Cadabam’s!

My wife and I were not able to maintain a healthy relationship due to a lot of personal issues. Just when we thought our marriage would be over, we decided to seek couple’s counseling at Cadabam’s. The team of therapists and psychologists helped us build back our relationship and taught us how to communicate better and reduce conflicts in our day to day life.

I used to run around to consult different professionals for cmy son’s treatment. At Cadabam’s, it was so much more convenient. From psychiatrists to rehabilitation, they had it all. I am really happy with how they have helped my son and I can see immense changes in him.

What really struck me was how polite and understanding the professionals were. We availed home care services from Cadabams and the professional was so understanding. They took their time, spoke to all the members, and gave us an in-depth understanding of the illness. We have now started coming in for regular sessions. It’s worth it!

It was the first time we had faced something like this. Our daughter was going through immense strain and wasn’t responding to anything we said. That was when we contacted Cadabams, and we were surprised by how prompt they were with treatment. They treated our situation as an emergency and took immense care of our daughter.

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    Psychiatry Services: FAQs

    What qualifications to look for while choosing a psychiatrist?

    Psychiatrists must get an undergraduate degree before attending medical training to earn an MD. Completing an additional four years of residency training in mental health is also crucial, which incorporates working in the hospital's psychiatric department. During this training period, mental health practitioners practice diagnosing techniques and psychotherapy treatments for different mental disorders, including schizophrenia, PTSD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and others.

    Some psychiatrists may opt for a further fellowship as per their specific areas of interest, like geriatric psychiatry, drug addiction, neuropsychiatry, child and adolescent therapy. After completing the education and training period, a psychiatrist can work in psychiatry hospitals in Hyderabad, University's medical centers, rehab centers, prisons, and private clinics.

    What is the difference between psychiatrists and psychologists?

    Consulting a psychiatrist is an ideal option when medication is necessary along with psychotherapy to treat a mental disorder. However, psychologists will treat the mental illness only through one-on-one talk sessions. Psychiatrists are qualified to prescribe medicines, but psychologists are not.

    When should I seek psychiatric help?

    Get instant help from an experienced psychiatrist in Hyderabad if you notice more than one of these symptoms -

    • prolonged sadness or depression
    • feeling disconnected
    • personality change
    • eating and sleeping disorder
    • finding it hard to carry regular activities
    • unable to concentrate
    • frequent low moods
    • excessive anxiety
    • panic attacks

    What are different categories of mental disorders?

    The seven general categories of mental disorders are anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, trauma-related disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance abuse disorders.

    Do I need any tests for mental health issues?

    Yes, you may be recommended certain medical tests, such as x-rays, blood tests, or cat scans. It helps screen the underlying causes of your mental condition.