The department of Mental health and Behavioural Sciences is a purpose-built unit for comprehensive treatments and management of mental health disorders. Our team of clinical psychiatrists are known for their expertise and innovative patient care techniques. We offer personalised care plans taking in regard your unique symptoms and preferences.
Psychiatry is the branch of science that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. Psychiatry involves dealing with mood disorders, social and behavioural disorders.
Common conditions treated under psychiatry include:
- Mood disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Eating disorders
- Sleeping problems
Different types of psychiatry include:
- Child and adolescent psychiatry
- Perinatal psychiatry (that deals with issues during pregnancy and postpartum)
- Geriatric psychiatry
- Addiction psychiatry
- Emergency psychiatry
The signs and symptoms of a mental illness are based on its type, patient’s age and overall health. However, there are certain common signs and symptoms which include:
- Persistent sadness
- Difficulty in concentration
- Excessive fears or worries
- Extreme mood changes
- Isolation and withdrawal from society
- Fatigue, low energy
- Sleeping problems
- Delusions or hallucinations
- Substance abuse
- Sex drive changes
- Excessive anger
- Suicidal thinking
Excellent experience at the CK Birla Hospital. I started to have anxiety problems and visited the hospital for treatment. I received such great care and attention during every consultation. I am highly pleased with the overall experience. Thanks to the whole team of CK Birla Hospital.
I visited the CK Birla Hospital for treatment of depression. Dr Sonali Bali is an excellent doctor. She is very compassionate and gives proper advice and guidance. Her treatment methods are very effective. I am very thankful for her. Thanks to the whole team of CK Birla Hospital.
Good doctor. She is smart and understanding. Her approach is full of compassion and I am very happy with the experience. Thanks to the whole team of CK Birla Hospital.
Common causes include inherited traits, exposure to environmental stressors and trauma.
Risk factors include a family history of mental illness, stressful life situations, chronic medical condition, brain damage, traumatic experiences and a previous mental illness.