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Dr. S.Arunkumar

Dr. S.Arunkumar

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry), DPM (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Psychotherapist

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11 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. S. Arunkumar is a Psychiatrist in Mogappair West, Chennai and has an experience of 10 years in this field. Dr. S.Arunkumar practices at AGAM Brain & Behavioral Medicine Clinic in Mogappair West, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2003, MD - Psychiatry from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in 2012 and DPM from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2006.He is a member of Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences and Indian Psychiatric Society.

Mogappair West, Chennai

AGAM Mental Health Clinic

5.0

R13B, 3rd Main Road, Nolambur Phase II, Landmark: Near Mogappair West Electricity Board Office, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

07:00 - 01:00

2500

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.

Services

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Sleep Related Problems
Tremors/ Headache/ Fits ( Seizure)
Child and Adolescent Counseling
Depression and Anxiety
Persistent Chronic Pain
De-Addiction/ Alcohol nicotines and others
Marriage Conflicts
GERIATRIC PROBLEMS
Unexplained Physical Symptoms

Awards and Recognitions

South zone Best Poster Award , IPS - 2008

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2003
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2012
DPM (Psychiatry) - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2006

Memberships

Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences
Indian Psychiatric Society

Experience

2008 - 2015 Consultant at Banyan
2012 - 2015 Consultant at Sundaram Medical Foundation

Registrations

73162 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2003
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