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Dr. Akhil Dhanda

Dr. Akhil Dhanda

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MBBS, DNB - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist

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DR . AKHIL DHANDA MBBS DNB (PSYCHIATRY)

Arya Nagar, Ghaziabad

Dhanda Psychiatry Clinic

3/43 sector 5 rajinder nagar ,sahibabad ,ghaziabad, Landmark: aman banquet, Ghaziabad

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Sahibabad, Ghaziabad

Dhanda Psychiatry Clinic

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Ambay hospital, Plot no. 1, Lajpat nagar, Ghaziabad

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2009
DNB - Psychiatry - National Board Of Examination, 2018

Memberships

Delhi Medical Council
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Indian Psychiatric Society

Experience

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2014 - 2016 Psychiatrist at Ambay Hospital
2014 - 2015 Private Psychiatrist at Ambay Hospitsl And Dhanda Clinic
2011 - 2014 P.G. Resident at NIMS Medical College
2010 - 2010 Junior Resident at Delhi Government
2009 - 2010 Junior Resident at Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital

Registrations

45236 Delhi Medical Council, 2009
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