Everything You Need to Know About Psychiatrists
An Introduction to Psychiatry
Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that is primarily concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Psychiatrists are medical experts who specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating mental illnesses. They are trained to differentiate between mental health problems from other underlying medical conditions that could present psychiatric symptoms. They are also responsible to monitor the effects of such mental illnesses on other physical conditions such as problems with the heart or high blood pressure, and the effects of medicines on the body such as blood sugar, blood pressure, sleep, weight, kidney, and liver functioning, etc.
When to See a Psychiatrist?
Psychiatric symptoms that require visiting a psychiatrist include:-
Types of Psychiatric Disorders
The following list describes the main types of psychiatric disorders, often known as classes or categories of psychiatry.
Consider visiting a psychiatrist if you are suffering from:-
What are the Common Procedures done by Psychiatrist?
How to Become a Mental Health Professional?
To become a mental health professional or a psychiatrist, aspirants are required to complete a five and a half years M.B.B.S. graduation program from a medical college that is followed by specialized training in Psychiatry as a part of their post-graduation. Further, they can pursue fellowship courses, post-doctoral certificate courses, or super specialization courses in various streams like Addiction Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Neuro-Psychiatry.
Dr. Rishab Sharma
Dr. Rishab Sharma MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine) He is associated with Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur. Dr. Rishab has wide experience in managing a variety of diseases, as well as managing critical care units in large government and corporate hospitals.