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Dr. C R chandrashekar

Dr. C R chandrashekar

Dr. C R chandrashekar

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MBBS, MD - Psychological Medicine



42 Years Experience Overall  (42 years as specialist)

98% (63 votes)

Dr. C R chandrashekar is a Psychiatrist in Arekere, Bangalore and has an experience of 42 years in this field. Dr. C R chandrashekar practices at Samadhana Centre in Arekere, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 1973 and MD - Psychological Medicine from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 1976.

Arekere, Bangalore

Samadhana Centre


324, 6th Cross. Arekere Mico Layout, 1st Stage, Bannerghatta Road, Landmark: Near Subramanya Temple & Mico Layout Bus Stand, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

06:00 - 08:00

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a Psychiatrist?

A: A psychiatrist is a medical physician who specializes in the care and treatment of mental, emotional, and addictive disorders. A psychiatrist is involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental diseases like anxiety, depression, psychosis, substance abuse, sexual dysfunction, and developmental disabilities.

Q: Is a Psychiatrist different from a Psychologist?

A: Psychiatrists and psychologists are medical professionals offering different services. Psychologists receive graduate training in psychology and pursue either Ph.D or PsyD or clinical psychology. Psychiatrists are physicians with specific training in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness.

Q: When should one consult a Psychiatrist?

A: A psychiatrist deals with the mental, emotional and behavioural aspects of human health. Whenever a person is affected by mental disorders like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, psychiatric help is needed. Drastic changes in behaviour without any visible cause require a consultation with a psychiatrist. Mental or emotional issues due to drug addiction requires psychiatric help.

Q: What are the conditions treated by a Psychiatrist?

A: Any mental, emotional or behavioural issues that we face can be diagnosed and treated by a psychiatrist. Psychiatrists also deal with disorders caused by drug addiction. The following conditions are treated by psychiatrists: depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, alcohol addiction, stress and burn-out, eating disorders & schizophrenia

Q: Can a Psychiatrist treat anxiety disorders?

A: Anxiety disorders are characterized by being in a state of extreme, perennial anxiety. One out of three people will suffer from anxiety disorders at some point in life. Overwhelming anxiety that affects your day-to-day activities becomes a disorder. A psychiatrist is trained to treat anxiety disorders through psychological therapies and medication.



MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1973
MD - Psychological Medicine - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), 1976
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