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Dr. Shashidhar

Dr. Shashidhar

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MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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12 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shashidhar is a Psychiatrist in Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore and has an experience of 12 years in this field. Dr. Shashidhar practices at Kusuma Hospital in Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary in 1999 and DPM (Psychiatry) from FR. Muller Medical Collge - R.G.U.H.S in 2001.

Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore

Kusuma Hospital

Number.237/37, Nagendra Block, 50 Feet Road, 11th Main Road, Srinagar, Landmark: Near ICICI Bank, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

07:00 - 08:00

500

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, 1999
DPM (Psychiatry) - FR. Muller Medical Collge - R.G.U.H.S, 2001

Registrations

57784 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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