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Dr. Dhaval Mody

Dr. Dhaval Mody

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17 Years Experience Overall

Dr. Dhaval Mody is a Psychiatrist and Clinical Psychologist in Sion West, Mumbai and has an experience of 17 years in these fields. Dr. Dhaval Mody practices at Vrudhi Research Foundation in Sion West, Mumbai.

Sion West, Mumbai

Vrudhi Research Foundation

#7/9, Chandra Niwas, Colony Road, Sion West., Mumbai

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 08:00

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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.

Experience

2003 - Present Medical Director at Vrudhi Research Foundation
2002 - 2007 Visiting Faculty at Shri Kamakshidevi Homoeopathic Medical College
2003 - 2006 Visiting Faculty at Panchsheel Homoeopathic Medical College
1999 - 2006 Visiting Faculty at Sonajirao Shrisagar Homoeopathic Medical College
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