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Dr. Ratika Sharma

Dr. Ratika Sharma

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Neuropsychiatrist

10 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr Ratika Sharma is a Psychiatrist practising in Gurgaon. She has special interest in women's mental health and takes a keen interest in treatment of depression, anxiety and other mood disorders

DLF Phase IV, Gurgaon

Gurgaon Multispeciality Clinic

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194 P, Sector 27, Gurgaon, Landmark: Hamilton Court Road, Gurgaon

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Mon - Fri

10:30 - 02:15

Sat - Sun

10:30 - 12:30

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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.

Education

MBBS - Aligarh Muslim University, 2009
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Deemed University, 2013

Memberships

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Experience

2019 - 2019 Psychiatrist at Umkal Hospital

Registrations

MCI/09/34824 Medical Council of India (MCI), 2009

Trainings and Certifications

AFIH - Faridabad, 2018
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