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Dr. Vijay Mehtry

Dr. Vijay Mehtry

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry)

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Psychiatrist

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Addiction Psychiatrist

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Neuropsychiatrist

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9 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vijay Mehtry completed his MBBS from the prestigious Mysore Medical College and MD (Psychiatry) from Central Institute of Psychiatry which is a premier institute and tertiary referral center for Psychiatry. He has received training in various aspects of Psychiatry and in Neuro-psychiatric aspects of epilepsy, dementia and headache. In addition, he has worked as Senior Resident at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He is a member of several societies including Indian Psychiatric Society, Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India and others. He has been advocating the balanced use of bio-psycho-sociological approaches for treating various psychiatric condition.

Richmond Town, Bangalore

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701, Level 7, Raheja Paramount, Residency Road, Bangalore-560025, Landmark: Raheja Paramount, Bangalore

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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.

Education

MBBS - Mysore Medical Colloge, Mysore, 2008
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Central institute of psychiatry Ranchi, 2013

Memberships

Indian Psychiatric Society

Experience

2010 - 2013 Junior Resident at Central Institute of Psychiatry
2013 - 2014 Assistant Professor at A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences
2014 - 2015 Senior Resident at NIMHANS

Registrations

84413 Karnataka Medical Council, 2009
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