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Dr. D. Vitthal

Dr. D. Vitthal

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MBBS, M.D. (Psychiatry), DPM (Psychiatry)

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Psychiatrist

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27 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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Dr. D. Vitthal is one of the reputed Psychiatrist is Thane.

Bhiwandi, Thane

S. S. Hospital & Research Centre

Pavanputra Enclave, Thane Bhiwandi Road, Kalher Village, Landmark: Opposite Jain Temple, Thane

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Tue, Thu

03:00 - 04:00

1000

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 - Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur, 1978
M.D. (Psychiatry) - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 2000
DPM (Psychiatry) - University Of Bombay, 1994

Memberships

FIPS
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

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2013 - Present Consultant Psychiatrist at Manasi Nursing Home
2013 - Present Consultant Psychiatrist at Titan Hospital
1992 - 2000 Psychiatrist at J.J. Hospital
2000 - 2001 Consultant Psychiatrist at Regional Mental Hospital
2001 - 2005 Psychiatrist at Regional Mental Hospital

Registrations

41339 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1978
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