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Mental Health Specialist , Mahir-e-imraz-e- nafsiyat

Dr. Sana Khan


MBBS , FCPS (Psychiatry)

Crisis Management, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy +18 more





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Find the best psychiatrist in Skardu who is capable of providing therapy to combat all mental health issues. Marham enlists the best psychiatrists of 2023, specialized in helping people deal with mental and emotional disorders.

What is Psychiatry?

Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with mental health illnesses. It aims at the diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

Who is a Psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a mental health specialist who specializes in mental, emotional, and behavioral well-being. They are responsible for assessing the disease and designing treatment strategies to help people manage their mental and emotional difficulties. A psychiatrist employs psychotherapy and techniques such as electroconvulsive therapy, deep brain stimulation, and transcranial magnetic stimulation to improve the mental state of the patients.

What are the subspecialties of Psychiatry?

A psychiatrist may specialize in one of the following subspecialties; 

Perinatal Psychiatry: These psychiatrists are specialized in focusing on the mental health wellness of women before and after childbirth.

Forensic Psychiatry: They are highly skilled and dedicated mental health specialists who are committed to helping patients with mental illnesses in prison or hospital settings

Geriatric Psychiatry: Geriatric Psychiatrists are highly compassionate medical doctors who specialize in helping older individuals navigate the challenges of aging and managing chronic physical illnesses.

Child Psychiatry: Child psychiatrists are highly skilled doctors who provide expert care and support to children and young adults up to 18 years old as they navigate and overcome psychiatric challenges, such as eating disorders and anxiety.

What are the conditions treated by a Psychiatrist?

The best psychiatrist in Skardu can effectively treat and manage a variety of mental disorders with professional care and expertise which includes;

Substance Abuse: A psychiatrist can provide valuable support and guidance to individuals who are working to overcome substance abuse, including drug addiction.

Anxiety: A psychiatrist can treat anxiety disorders through a variety of methods, including medications (such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs) and therapy (such as cognitive-behavioral therapy or exposure therapy).

Disorder of autism spectrum: This is a disorder in children involving interaction and communication issues, repetitive behaviors, and difficulty in learning.

Depression: An experienced psychiatrist can provide support and guidance to individuals with depression, using therapy, medication, and lifestyle changes to improve their quality of life.

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

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

PTSD: A mental health issue 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 a person feels. 

Sleep disorders: A psychiatrist can help individuals with sleep disorders improve their sleep patterns for overall health and well-being. 

What training and experience does a Psychiatrist have in Pakistan? 

To become a psychiatrist, the following qualification is required; 

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

  • Clinical experience

  • Some may have a higher degree like FCPS

What are the services provided by a psychiatrist? 

Patient Diagnosis: Diagnosis of psychiatric patients involves a wide range of medical evaluations, laboratory tests, and psychological evaluations. By collaborating with the patients and taking their family and genetic history, the psychiatrist in Skardu is able to evaluate medical and psychological data. The treatment strategies include;

Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy is a treatment that involves conversations between the patient and therapist. It is used to treat a wide range of psychological issues in couples, families, and groups.

Medication: For mental disorders requiring medicines, a psychiatrist in Skardu develops an optimized medication regime including antipsychotics and mood stabilizers.

When to see a Psychiatrist in Skardu? 

The psychiatrist in Skardu can help if you are having mental health issues. Some of the conditions that require special attention from a psychiatrist include; 

  • 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-related issues

  • Suicidal thoughts to escape life issues 

  • Addicted to drinking, smoking, or drugs

  •  Diagnosed with mental disorders 

  • Delusions and hallucinations 

Why Choose Marham to Book an Appointment with the best psychiatrist in Skardu?

You can consult the best psychiatrist in Skardu listed on Marham for all the mental health issues based on the following;

Doctor’s fee: Use the fee range filter to consult the top verified and best doctors according to your choice.
Doctors near you: The “Doctors near you” filter enables you to book a consultation based on the location of the psychiatry clinic/hospital that best suits your nearby area.
Patient reviews: To ensure a reliable healthcare experience, select the psychiatrist based on the patient reviews and the resulting patient satisfaction score.
Services offered: Select the doctor who provides the required psychiatric services according to your requirements.
Experience: Consult the top psychiatrist in Skardu based on their experience to acquire the best psychiatric care.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

5 best Psychiatrists in Skardu:

  1. Dr. Sana Khan

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

There are no additional fees for booking an appointment with a mental health specialist/psychiatrist through Marham. You only have to pay the doctor's fees.

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

The fee of the Psychiatrists in Skardu ranges from PKR 500 to PKR 3000.

The following are the most experienced Psychiatrists in Skardu:

  1. Dr. Sana Khan

The following are the top Psychiatrists in Skardu:

  1. Dr. Sana Khan

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  1. Dr. Sana Khan