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Department of Psychiatry & Psychology

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Here's a description for the Psychiatry & Psychology department at Charak Memorial Hospital:

The Psychiatry & Psychology department at Charak Memorial Hospital is a comprehensive mental health facility dedicated to providing compassionate and evidence-based care for individuals experiencing a wide range of mental health conditions. Staffed by a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and mental health professionals, the department offers a holistic approach to mental health care.

Key Services and Specialties:

  1. Psychiatric Services: The department provides evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for various psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other psychotic disorders. Treatment modalities include medication management, psychotherapy, and specialized therapies tailored to individual needs.
  2. Psychology Services: The team of licensed psychologists offers psychological assessments, psychotherapy, and counseling services for a wide range of mental health issues, such as mood disorders, trauma-related disorders, eating disorders, and relationship problems. They employ evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy, and family therapy.
  3. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology: The department has a dedicated team of child and adolescent psychiatrists and psychologists who specialize in the assessment and treatment of mental health conditions affecting children and adolescents, including neurodevelopmental disorders, behavioral issues, and emotional difficulties.
  4. Addiction and Substance Abuse Treatment: The department offers comprehensive addiction treatment services, including detoxification, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, individual and group therapies, and support for long-term recovery from substance use disorders.
  5. Geriatric Psychiatry: The team provides specialized care for elderly patients experiencing mental health issues, such as dementia, depression, anxiety, and other age-related psychiatric conditions, focusing on improving quality of life and supporting caregivers.
  6. Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: The department offers consultation-liaison services, where psychiatrists and psychologists collaborate with other medical departments to address the psychological and emotional needs of patients with chronic or acute medical conditions.

The Psychiatry & Psychology department at Charak Memorial Hospital is equipped with modern facilities, including private counseling rooms, group therapy spaces, and specialized inpatient units to ensure a safe and supportive environment for patients. The multidisciplinary team works closely with other healthcare professionals, such as social workers, occupational therapists, and nutritionists, to provide comprehensive and integrated care for individuals struggling with mental health challenges.

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