M.D. (Psychiatry), MBBS
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Dr. Dev Rai is a Psychiatrist in Jangpura, Delhi and has an experience of 7 years in this field. Dr. Dev Rai practices at AZYGOS Health Care in Jangpura, Delhi. He completed M.D. (Psychiatry) from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 2019 and MBBS from Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences Rohtak in 2013.
I consulted Dr Dev for my anxiety issues. I had doubts about the side effects of medicines. He listened to each query and cleared most of my doubts. Thanks.
I consulted with Dr Dev Rai at Azygos health care. The doctor gave me adequate time to listen to my problems and sorting out the treatment. The doctor explains every query very patiently. I am totally satisfied with the treatment.
It is the access as well as the comfort with which I am able to share my thoughts and discomforts with the doctor which makes me feel comfortable and continue my treatment here.
Very nice behaviour and a good listener. *** ********* ** **** ********** The counselling is even better.
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.