Psychiatry deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental disorders, such as maladaptations and symptoms related tomood, behavior, cognition and perceptions.

Those at the helm are adept at treating all Psychiatric Disorders including Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Old Age Disorders such as Memory Disorders.

Our Team

Dr. Robin Victor

Dr. Robin Victor

Associate Professor

Dr. Praveen Rikhari

Assistant Professor

  • Anxiety Disorders

    Anxiety disorders are marked by uncontrolled panic, worry and allied behavioral disturbances. Symptoms are acute and may cause ruination of functioning. Anxiety disorders may be generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder and the like. Effective psychological treatment or medication may be considered

  • Depression

    Depression may berelated to feeling dejected, irritable, touchy, loss of happiness or engrossment in activities, for a continual period. Other symptoms include lack of concentration, feelings of undue guilt or low self-regard, sad about the future, thoughts about dying or suicide, disturbed sleep, unusual appetite or weight loss, feeling fatigued etc. Patients with depression are at an increased threat of suicide. Yet, competent psychological treatment can be helpful.

  • Bipolar Disorder

    Those suffering from bipolar disorder, experience alternating depressive bouts and manic spells. In the depressive phase, the individual may experience depressed mood or loss of happiness for a prolonged period. Manic symptoms may include sudden elation or ill temper, intensified activity, increased talkativeness, jammed thoughts, heightened self-esteem, loss of sleep, absent-mindedness, and impulsive reckless behavior. Bipolar disorder can cause suicidal bent of mind. Yet appropriate treatment including psycho-education, reduction of stress and strengthening of social functioning, and medications have been known to accrue positive results.

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    PTSD may be caused by extremely aggressive or nightmarish occurrences. The patient may be traumatized by re-experiencing flashbacks or nightmares, may struggle to forget the troublesome memories, or avoid interacting with individuals reminiscent of painful incidents, or have continual perceptions of increased threat. These symptoms remain for long periods and hamper normal day-to-day functioning. Psychological treatments by experts can reduce/heal the trauma.

  • Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a disorder that affects a person's aptness to think, discern and act clearly. The exact cause is inconclusive.

    Experts believe that a mash-up of genetics, environment, and altered brain chemistry and structure form the main trigger.

    Symptoms may include non-stop delusions, hallucinations, disorderly thinking, confused behaviour, or extreme perturbation. Combinations of effective treatment options include medication, psycho-education, family intervention, and psychosocial rehabilitation.

  • Eating Disorders

    Eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, involve overindulgence with food. The symptoms cause major degeneration of health, distress, or impairment of body functioning. Anorexia nervosa normally happens during adolescence or early adulthood and can result in premature death due to medical complications or suicide.

    Individuals with bulimia nervosa may subject themselves to perils of substance use and suicidal tendency. Treatment options include family-based treatment and cognitive-based therapy.

  • Disruptive behavior & Dissocial Disorders

    Disruptive behavior and dissocial disorders reveal traits of persistently defiant or disobedientbehavior, which violates the basic dignity of individuals or societal norms, rules, or laws. Onset of disruptive and dissocial disorders, takes place in adolescence. Psychological treatment includes participation of parents, caregivers, and teachers, cognitive problem-solving or social skills training

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Neurodevelopmental disorders are behavioral and cognitive disorders that trigger during the developmental phase, and result in problems of intellectual development, autism spectrum disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) amongst others.

    Amongst treatment options are psychosocial interventions, behavioral interventions, occupational and speech therapy. Medication can in some cases be most efficacious.