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Who are Psychiatrists?

Physicians or doctors who are specialized in the medical practice of psychiatry are called Psychiatrists. Psychiatry is a specialty in medicine that deals with the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and prevention of mental health issues and behavioral issues.


What are the qualifications of Psychiatrists?

A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Psychiatrist:

  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom (MRC Psych)
  • MD - Psychological Medicine
  • M.Med - Psychiatry
  • Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyM.D. (Psychiatry)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • Diploma in Psychiatry
  • DPM (Psychiatry)
  • Master of Psychiatry - MPSY
  • PhD - Psychiatry
  • FRCP - Psychiatry
  • M.D. Hom (Homeopathy Psychiatry)
  • Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry
  • DNB - Psychiatry


How are Psychiatrists and Psychologists different?

Psychiatrists are medical professionals trained and authorized to evaluate, diagnose, and treat complex and serious mental illnesses and conditions by prescribing medication and lifestyle modifications. Psychologists on the other hand focus on evaluating patients by their behavioral changes that result from mental disorders. They treat people with conditions that can be resolved successfully with psychological treatments like psychotherapy(talk therapy), cognitive behavioral therapy, and counseling. This might include behavioral problems, learning difficulties, depression, and anxiety.


What conditions do Psychiatrists treat?

Psychiatrists diagnose and treat a variety of mental disorders and psychological conditions. Some of them are:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Excessive stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD]
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders


Can Psychiatrists provide counseling?

Yes, Psychiatrists can counsel their patients and can prescribe medications in order to treat mental disorders. They will help an individual understand the disease they are suffering from, it’s symptoms and treatments. They will also advise about diet, sleep, and other ways one can get better.


When should an individual consult a Psychiatrist?

If a person is suffering from any of the following mental health issues or medical conditions, they should consult a Psychiatrist:

Mental issues:

  • Chronic depression
  • Delusions and hallucinations
  • Memory problems
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Inability to cope with stress
  • Wanting to hurt oneself or others
  • Constant negative thoughts
  • Episodes of violence, aggression or emotional outbursts
  • Addictive behaviors and out of control alcohol and drug use


Mental disorders:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD]
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders


How can an individual consult a Psychiatrist?

An individual can consult a Psychiatrist either online or offline. However, depending on the availability of the doctor and the convenience of the patient, pre-booking may be required for consultation.


How often should an individual visit a Psychiatrist?

It is recommended to consult a Psychiatrist once every year to get an update on one’s mental health. In case a person has an existing condition, it is advised to have regular follow-ups with the Psychiatrist.