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Dr. Lav Kaushik

Dr. Lav Kaushik

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M.D. (Psychiatry), MBBS




Addiction Psychiatrist




12 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Malviya Nagar, Delhi

Dr. Kaushik's Psychiatry Clinic


D-76, Malviya Nagar, Shop No. 4, Lower Ground Floor, Near Main Market and Shani Mandir, Below GO Colors and Voyola Shop., Landmark: Near Malviya Nagar Main Market Bus Stand, Delhi

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04:30 - 08:30

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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.


M.D. (Psychiatry) - Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai., 2011
MBBS - Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, 2005


Indian Association of Private Psychiatry


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2015 - 2016 Consultant Psychiatrist at Sarvodaya Hospital and Research centre
2015 - 2016 Consultant Psychiatrist at Dr Lav Kaushik's Psychiatry Clinic, Saket
2015 - 2016 Consultant Psychiatrist at Vinayak Hospital , Derawal Nagar , near Model Town
2016 - 2016 Consultant psychiatrist at Neo Hospital, sector 50, Near Noida City Centre
2014 - 2015 Consultant psychiatrist at Gold Field Medical College and Hospital


DMC/R/02659 Delhi Medical Council, 2005
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