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The psychiatry department in the Svastha Hospital provides compassionate outpatient and inpatient care to children and adults with mental health problems.

Mental health problems mainly belong to two types namely:

  • Neurotic symptoms that range from the daily worries we all have from time to time, which can be managed without any serious medication or clinical treatment.
  • Psychotic symptoms with serious long term problems that require treatment to manage them effectively.

Psychotic symptoms interfere with a person’s perception of reality and may include hallucinations. These include seeing, smelling, hearing or feeling things that no one else can. People experiencing psychosis may also form unrealistic views about themselves, other people and the world around them.

Factors affecting mental health

A range of factors can impact our mental health that includes

  • Genetics
  • Prolonged stress
  • Physical illness
  • Traumatic events
  • Economic and social issues

Mental health issues with psychotic symptoms include

  • Scizophrenia
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Personality disorder

Symptoms of mental health problems

Unlike in physical disorders, there are no obvious symptoms for mental and emotional well-being, as each individual is different from one another. The symptoms are often hidden or mistaken for other things.

Some general signs to look for could include

  • Avoiding social contact
  • Brooding or excessive crying
  • Feeling tired
  • Drop in productivity
  • General neglect of personal care

At Svastha Hospitral We Treat Conditions such as

Mental disorders comprise a complex mix of conditions and it is difficult to identify a constant pattern in their identification. The list given below only indicates some of the general conditions and you can always feel free to contact our specialist to discuss your specific problem:

  • Anxiety & stress disorders
  • Social anxiety
  • Depression & loneliness
  • Adjusting to a new culture, homesickness
  • Marital problems
  • Other family related problems
  • Alcoholism & drugs abuse
  • Pregnancy & abortions
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Trauma related to accidents and other causes
  • Problems faced by students
  • Problems faced by elderly persons
  • Overcoming various phobias

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