Scope of psychiatry department is to cover outpatient clinic services in both adult and child psychiatry.
What Is Psychiatry?
Psychiatry is specialty targeting the mental health of population to improve the quality of life
Psychiatrists are qualified to assess both the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems.
People seek psychiatric help for many reasons such as: “Feeling of Sadness, hopelessness, loss of interest, disturbed sleep and appetite, poor attention and concentration, excessive worry, irritability, hearing voices, suspiciousness, poor social communication, impulsivity, hyperactivity, poor school or work performance, behavioral disturbances, memory disturbance.
What is the psychiatric assessment?
The psychiatric assessment includes complaints and history from the patient as well as examination of mental status, and psychological tests, along with the physical examination, laboratory tests, and neurological imaging when needed.
AZHD’s Psychiatry Department offers the following range of services:
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Psychosis and schizophrenia
- Personality disorders
- Obsessive compulsive disorder
- Social anxiety
- Alcohol dependence
- Alzheimer and other dementias
- Marital counseling
- Eating disorders
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Conduct disorder
- Mood disorder
- Separation anxiety
- Learning disabilities
- Other developmental disorders