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Conditions we treat

TREATMENT & PROCEDURE

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Best Psychiatric Treatment in Hyderabad - STAR Hospitals

It’s easier to treat an external injury, as the root cause is often detectable with no trouble. However, the same is not the case with mental disorders, particularly the ones that are not hereditary or congenital by nature. Small emotional imbalances, when ignored, turn out to become a habit and we hardly become aware of our dependency on this unhealthy habit, unless it goes out of control. Fear, anger, isolation from social life, lack of interest in any activity are a few of the signs of going through mental or emotional challenges. STAR Hospital’s department of psychiatry, has a few of the world’s best doctors who are highly skilled in providing the best treatment to heal your mental illness. Treating mental illness is equally important as taking care of physical health, and there is nothing to be ashamed of when seeking any clinical support to stabilize your life. Maintaining mental hygiene is as crucial as physical hygiene. 

 

Psychiatric Conditions treated by us

The psychiatrists at STAR Hospital are exceptionally skilled in building healthy and reliable doctor-patient bonds to understand your issues better and are trained to use psychotherapy and other therapeutic techniques to diagnose and monitor mental conditions. Below are a few of the conditions treated by us.

  • Anxiety disorders: We treat conditions related to panic disorder (PD), general anxiety, phobias, and social anxiety disorder (SAD).
  • Obsessive-Compulsive disorder (OCD): Conditions which trigger repetitive actions in you and becomes more of an obsession than a habit is as well treated by us.
  • Eating disorders: People usually develop this habit due to unattended stress. We help you get over habits like binge eating disorder, anorexia nervosa (AN), and bulimia nervosa (BN).
  • Mood disorders: Complex cases such as bipolar disorder (BD), substance-induced mood disorder (SIMD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) are treated by our team.
  • Personality disorders: We treat a group of mental illnesses such as narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), borderline personality disorder (BPD), paranoid personality disorder (PPD) and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD).
  • Psychotic disorders: A set of mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and substance-induced psychotic disorder (SIPD) tend to cause serious health related issues and need immediate attention.
  • Learning disorders: These are the most common form of neurological disorders in children and dyscalculia and dyslexia are a few of its kind.

 

Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorder

The stigma around mental conditions has been one of the common factors for ignoring any symptoms of mental health change. We still have a long way to overcome this stigma and seek help when needed. We encourage you to get in touch with us for treatment if you see the below symptoms in yourself or your loved ones.

  • Disturbed/disordered thinking
  • Reduced ability to focus
  • Long lasting feeling of sadness
  • Feeling helpless and unable to manage stress or problems
  • Withdrawal from activities or hobbies and from meeting people
  • Low energy levels or sleeping problems
  • Extreme fear or guilt
  • Extreme mood swings, often shifting quickly
  • Hallucinations 
  • Changes in eating habits
  • Variation in sex drive
  • Excess dependency on drugs or alcohol 
  • Extreme rage, unfriendliness, and/or violence
  • Suicidal thoughts

 

Causes and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorder

We use a wide range of techniques to understand if you are undergoing any mental blocks. Our psychiatrists hold strong knowledge in psychology, neurology, and medicine to help you better. We usually prescribe oral medications and multiple counselling sessions depending on the disorder. Below are a few of the treatment measures used here.

  • Psychotherapy/counselling: We conduct several one-on-one sessions with you where we discuss your problems and figure out ways together that suits you best to resolve your problem. Most of the time such therapies with you and the entire family turn out to be helpful. We use such techniques for more stress related cases than severe mental health conditions.
  • Medication: Oral medicines are often prescribed, which help relax the brain chemicals involved in stress/emotional state of mind. Though they aren’t a permanent cure to any psychiatric conditions, they are proven to improve the symptoms. They are usually supported with other therapy methods such as counselling for quick healing.
  • Other therapies: We also have physical activity sessions like yoga and meditation, therapies involving art and music and even writing, to relieve you from stress and to help you build healthier habits.
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy: We use this technique to relieve psychological stress. It helps treat any trauma related mental disorder, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).



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