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Psychiatrist In Bahawalpur Introduction

Marham provides the list of the best psychiatrist in Bahawalpur to book an appointment for all types of mental health issues. We are trusted by our 2 psychiatrists in Bahawalpur who are known for quality services and treatments based on their medical experience, practice locations, availability hours, patient reviews, and price range.

Who is a Psychiatrist?

Psychiatrists are doctors who specialize in mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, according to the American Psychiatric Association. Mental health professionals diagnose, treat, and provide therapy for those with mental illness.  They are specialized in the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems.

Many psychological disorders are treated and managed by psychiatrists in Bahawalpur, including schizophrenia, depression, personality disorders, panic attacks, and bipolar disorder.

Types of Psychiatrists in Pakistan

A psychiatrist may specialize in one of the following subspecialties;

  • General Psychiatrists: They are professionals dealing with the diagnosis and management of generalized mental health disorders involving anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, alcohol abuse, or personality disorders.

  • Perinatal Psychiatrists: They are professionals who are specialized in perinatal psychology which focuses on mental health issues and support to the women before (perinatal) or after childbirth (postpartum) 

  • Forensic Psychiatrists: They are specialized in dealing with the mental health or risks of harm in patients who are in prison or in a hospital. They work with persons on trial and those with a criminal record to treat mental health issues in jail. This subspecialty of psychiatry is linked with criminology.

  • Geriatric Psychiatrists: They are mental health specialists who deal with the biological or psychological aspects of issues related to older individuals and the normal aging process. They also deal with the management of chronic physical illnesses and their effects on psychological health. 

  • Addiction Psychiatrists: This specialty deals with the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of people involved in one or more addictions or substance abuse like alcohol addicts, gamblers, sex addicts, etc.

  • Adolescent and Child Psychiatrists: They deal with psychiatric disorders in children and young adults up to 18 years of age. The common mental health issues of children at this age include eating disorders, autism spectrum disorders, or depression.

Psychiatrists Vs Psychologists

A psychiatrist is medical doctor who is registered to treat mental disorders with medication while psychologists often hold a bachelor’s degree and treat mental disorders without medication i.e with talk therapy and counseling.

Common Conditions Treated by Psychiatrists

Mental health conditions treated and managed by the top psychiatrist in Bahawalpur include;

  • Substance Abuse: Addiction to illegal drugs or alcohol.

  • Anxiety disorders: Feeling extremely worried, nervous, or anxious.

  • ADHD or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurodevelopmental disorder in children having trouble paying attention, focusing, or being overactive.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: This is a disorder common in children involving interaction and communication issues, repetitive behaviors, and difficulty in learning. People with ASD may also have different ways of learning, moving, or paying attention.

  • Bipolar disorder: It is characterized by extreme mood swings, being euphoric at one moment and suddenly feeling depressed at the other.

  • Depression: Loss of interest in everyday activities and loss of pleasure in life.

  • Dissociative disorders: They involve a feeling of disconnection between memories, surroundings, or actions.

  • Eating disorders: Eating too much or not eating anything at all.

  • Gambling disorder: It is the uncontrolled urge to gamble despite threats it is causing to the individual, his family, or loved ones.

  • Gender dysphoria: This involves developing depression due to a contradictory gender identity. The person may have male reproductive organs but enlarged breasts at the same time.

  • OCD or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: It is characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. 

  • Panic Attacks: It is an episode of intense fear and physical reactions while there is no apparent danger.

  • PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: An anxiety disorder owing to a frightful event or accident, extreme loss, or death of a loved one.

  • Postpartum depression: Depression in women after childbirth particularly due to hormonal changes.

  • Schizophrenia: It involves impaired daily functioning and thinking owing to the delusions and hallucinations that a person feels.

  • Sleep disorders: Difficulty falling or staying asleep, bed-wetting, teeth grinding while sleeping, etc.

What is the qualification of a Psychiatrist?

The qualifications of a psychiatrist include;

  • A 5-year MBBS degree followed by a house job

  • Registration with PMDC (Pakistan Medical and Dental Council)

  • Clinical experience

  • Some may have a postgraduate qualification (FCPS)

Common Mental disorders in Pakistan

Some of the most common mental disorders in Pakistan include;

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Gambling disorders

  • Mood disorders

  • Sleep disorders

  • Substance abuse

How a Psychiatrist can help you?

Patient Diagnosis

Diagnosis of psychiatric patients involves wide range of medical evaluations, laboratory tests, and psychological evaluations. The best psychiatrist in Bahawalpur is specialized in understanding the relationship between emotional and physical illness. By collaborating with the patients and taking their family and genetic history, they are able to evaluate medical and psychological data. The treatment strategies include;

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a treatment that involves conversations between patient and therapist. It is used to treat a wide range of psychological issues. Individuals, couples, families, and groups can receive this treatment. The severity of the condition may determine how long it takes to see therapy progress.

Medication

The common medicines prescribed by psychiatrists include;

  • Antidepressants

  • Antipsychotic medications

  • Sedatives and anxiolytics

  • Hypnotics

  • Mood stabilizers

  • Stimulants

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT):

It is a medical therapy that includes application of electrical currents to brain. It is most commonly used to treat severe depression that has not responded to previous treatments.

Other Treatments offered by top Psychiatrist are;

  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS): Electrodes implanted in certain areas of the brain to treat abnormal impulses.

  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS): A device similar to a pacemaker is attached to the vagus nerve to correct the impulses in treatment-resistant depressions.

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS): Magnetic fields are used to stimulate nerve impulses to treat depression or anxiety disorders.

When to see a Psychiatrist in Bahawalpur?

It is highly recommended to consult a psychiatrist in Bahawalpur if you experience any of the symptoms relating to your mental health that affect your daily life in any way;

  • Loss of pleasure in life

  • Phobia or fear associated with water, height, loss of loved one, etc.

  • Stress related to work, relationships, or other life aspects

  • Sleep disorders including insomnia and nightmares

  • Suicidal thoughts to escape life issues

  • Addicted to drinking, smoking, or drugs 

  • Diagnosed with mental disorders like bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, etc.

  • Delusions and hallucinations

What should you look for in a psychiatrist in Bahawalpur?

Before you consult a psychiatrist in Bahawalpur, make sure to consider these things;

  • Qualification: The doctor must have the required qualifications and experience

  • Services: The required services must be provided by the psychiatrist

  • Patient Reviews: The therapist must have positive patient reviews.

A psychiatrist in Bahawalpur is the best person to talk to if you are experiencing symptoms that are affecting your mental health in any way as both your mental and physical well-being are interconnected.

Frequently Asked Questions

Psychiatrists specialists in Bahawalpur provide the best services and treat issues like Autism, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Career Counselling, Crisis Management, General Psychiatry, Resolving Mental Health Issues

The following are the best Psychiatrists in Bahawalpur:

  1. Dr. Syed Abu Huzaifa Kazmi
  2. Prof. Dr. Syed Salahuddin Babur

You can book an appointment online by visiting the doctor’s profile, or call our Marham helpline: 03111222398 to book your appointment.

There are no additional fees for booking an appointment or consulting online with Marham. You only have to pay the doctor's fees.

You can choose a psychiatrist based on their experience, patient reviews, services, qualification, and location.

The fee of the best Psychiatrist in Bahawalpur ranges from PKR 500 to PKR 3000.

The following are the most experienced Psychiatrists in Bahawalpur:

  1. Dr. Syed Abu Huzaifa Kazmi
  2. Prof. Dr. Syed Salahuddin Babur

The following are the top reviewed Psychiatrists in Bahawalpur:

  1. Dr. Syed Abu Huzaifa Kazmi
  2. Prof. Dr. Syed Salahuddin Babur

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The following Psychiatrists are available in Bahawalpur today:

  1. Prof. Dr. Syed Salahuddin Babur
  2. Dr. Syed Abu Huzaifa Kazmi

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