Psychiatry is a unique field in medical science dedicated to diagnose, treat and prevent various psychological disorders like emotional and behavioural disorders. A doctor who specializes in managing mental health disorders is called a psychiatrist. They can assess both the mental and physical perspectives of psychological problems.
A psychiatrist can help to treat many problems that can be sudden like a panic attack, scary hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, or hearing mysterious “voices” etc. They can also manage some long-term problems like feeling sad, hopeless, or anxious causing everyday life out of control.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Sia Life Hospitals manages a wide range of psychiatric problems ranging from office stress to severe bipolar illness and much more. Our psychiatrists in the department are dedicated to providing versatile treatment options for multiple psychiatric conditions by the available standard procedures in psychiatric practice.
Some of the conditions treated by our psychiatrists include:
- Sleep disorders & Insomnia
- Personality disorders
- Relationship problems
- Obsessive-compulsive disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Alcohol and drug addicts
- Smoking cessation
- Schizo-affective disorders
Mental health problems in women such as premenstrual dysmorphic disorder, post-partum depression, post-partum psychosis are exclusively treated by our specialists at Sia Life Hospital.
Health issues due to psychiatric problems can have a major influence on life. People from all walks of life might suffer from mental health problems at certain times in their lives. Our psychiatrists have immense work experience in the reputed national and international medical institutes and can manage a wide range of psychiatric conditions. They have exceptional skills and expertise in evaluating and treating psychiatric problems.
Sia Life’s Department of Psychiatry offers various psychiatric services to people of all age groups from children to elderly people including both male & female. The combined treatment of medication and therapies are the common method of psychiatric treatment. In current practice, a wide variety of other modalities also came into existence.
Our child psychiatrists at the hospital assist children with mental health problems in a friendly manner and they can manage the mental health conditions such as psychosis, acute suicidal ideation and intentional self-harming actions.
Some of the effective treatment options include;
- Medication therapy
- Marital counselling
- Relationship Counselling
- Motivational interviewing
- Electroconvulsive therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Light therapy
- One-on-one with the therapist
- Dialectical behaviour therapy
- Family therapy
- Group therapy
- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
The mission and vision of our psychiatric department are to ensure a transitional change in patients and social good. Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists are dedicated and very passionate about the services they provide because they believe that they are not just treating patients, they are contributing to humanity by improving the health of thousands of mentally ill patients.
We envision a world that is better for our children and elderly people to live with mental peace and harmony every day. Our psychiatric experts have hands-on experience in handling challenging cases. We counsel patients and provide psychotherapy so that the patient’s gains mental strength and prepares themselves to face inevitable challenges in life.
If you or your loved ones having any mental health issues come to us, we assure you a path for your better future.