Yes it can be assessed.
Yes it can be assessed.
Yes, complete psychological assessment can be done with the help of psychometric testing instruments.
They should behave with utmost care and compassion. On treating psychiatric patients full of dignity, love and respect should be there. Accept and recognize the problem of patients and deal accordingly. It is better to have supervised medications initially.
Generally if you consult Psychiatrist, then it takes minimum of 3 weeks duration to give some palpable result on giving medicines, whereas counseling is a longterm process. It requires few extensive sessions to produce some result. So patience is the key in psychiatric treatment.
We have to calculate risk-benefit ratio which is more favourable in favour of benefit, ie. since patient remain stable on taking medicines so some fewer side effects of medicines are acceptable. Our objective is to prevent relapse of psychiatric disorders, which is only possible on taking regular medicines, by counselling and proper psycho education.
It depends upon the case. Generally for depressive disorder 6-9 months of treatment is must, but for psychotic disorders medicines have to be continued sometimes even for a life long period.
Every medicines have some side effects, be it psychotropic’s or some others, but Psychiatrists choose the medicines judiciously, so that side effects can be minimized. To control manifestations of psychiatric problems we must give the medicines and need not worry about side effects.
If the symptoms are mild then sometimes patients can be managed with counselling or Psychotherapies only without giving medicines. But medicines are required if symptoms are severe. Most of the cases require medicines as well as counselling.
Yes , of course it is absolutely confidential.
Yes, prior appointment can be done through our help-line number (9051503332), but still appointment is only confirmed when a patient or client reports to the reception of a respective clinics within 30 minutes of a time given for the appointment.
Our mission is to support the patient reaching their optimal physical and mental health. We believe in working one-on-one with each patient to provide expert medical treatment, guidance, and care tailored specifically for your health concerns.
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