Department of Psychiatry & Psychology

What is Psychiatry & Psychology?

Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental illness and abnormal behavior. On the other hand, psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, mental characteristics or attitude of a person or group.

What Are The Doctors Of Psychiatry & Psychology Called?

Psychiatrists are medical doctors who are specialized to prescribe medications as their course of treatment. Psychologists, on the other hand, focus on using psychotherapy and behavioral intervention to treat the emotional and mental suffering of patients.

When Is It A Good Time To See A Psychiatrist & Psychologist?

The warning signs and symptoms which might alert you for a visit to a psychiatrist or a psychologist:

  1. Confused thinking
  2. Prolonged depression (sadness or irritability)
  3. Feelings of extreme highs and lows
  4. Excessive fears, worries and anxieties
  5. Social withdrawal
  6. Dramatic changes in eating or sleeping habits
  7. Strong feelings of anger
  8. Strange thoughts (delusions)
  9. Seeing or hearing things that aren’t there (hallucinations)
  10. Growing inability to cope with daily problems and activities
  11. Suicidal thoughts
  12. Numerous unexplained physical ailments
  13. Substance use

What Do The Doctors Of Psychiatry & Psychology Treat?

  1. Acute stress disorder
  2. Adjustment disorder
  3. Adolescent antisocial behavior
  4. Adult antisocial behavior
  5. Agoraphobia
  6. Alcohol abuse
  7. Alcohol dependence
  8. Alcohol withdrawal
  9. Alcoholic hallucinosis
  10. Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder
  11. Alzheimer’s disease
  12. Amnestic disorder
  13. Amphetamine dependence
  14. Anorexia nervosa
  15. Anterograde amnesia
  16. Antisocial personality disorder
  17. Attention deficit disorder
  18. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  19. Autism
  20. Autophagia
  21. Avoidant personality disorder
  22. Atelophobia
  23. Asperger syndrome
  24. Anxiety
  25. Barbiturate dependence
  26. Benzodiazepine dependence
  27. Benzodiazepine misuse
  28. Benzodiazepine withdrawal
  29. Bereavement
  30. Bibliomania
  31. Binge eating disorder
  32. Bipolar disorder
  33. Bipolar I disorder
  34. Bipolar II disorder
  35. Body dysmorphic disorder
  36. Borderline intellectual functioning
  37. Borderline personality disorder
  38. Brief psychotic disorder
  39. Bulimia nervosa
  40. Caffeine-induced anxiety disorder
  41. Caffeine-induced sleep disorder
  42. Cannabis dependence
  43. Catatonic disorder
  44. Catatonic schizophrenia
  45. Circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  46. Claustrophobia
  47. Cocaine dependence
  48. Cocaine intoxication
  49. Cognitive disorder
  50. Communication disorder
  51. Conduct disorder
  52. Cotard delusion
  53. Cyclothymia
  54. Delirium tremens
  55. Depersonalization disorder
  56. Depressive disorder
  57. Derealization disorder
  58. Dermatillomania
  59. Desynchronosis
  60. Developmental coordination disorder
  61. Diogenes Syndrome
  62. Dispareunia
  63. Dissociative identity disorder
  64. Dyspraxia
  65. Dyslexia
  66. EDNOS
  67. Ekbom’s Syndrome (Delusional Parasitosis)
  68. Encopresis
  69. Epilepsy
  70. Enuresis (not due to a general medical condition)
  71. Erotomania
  72. Exhibitionism
  73. Factitious disorder
  74. Fregoli delusion
  75. Fugue State
  76. Ganser syndrome
  77. Generalized anxiety disorder
  78. General adaptation syndrome
  79. Grandiose delusions
  80. Hallucinogen-related disorder
  81. Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder
  82. Histrionic personality disorder
  83. Huntington’s disease
  84. Hypomanic episode
  85. Hypochondriasis
  86. Insomnia
  87. Intermittent explosive disorder
  88. Kleptomania
  89. Korsakoff’s syndrome
  90. Lacunar amnesia
  91. Major depressive disorder
  92. Major depressive episode
  93. Maladaptive Daydreaming
  94. Male erectile disorder
  95. Malingering
  96. Manic episode
  97. Mathematics disorder
  98. Melancholia
  99. Minor depressive disorder
  100. Misophonia
  101. Mixed episode
  102. Mood disorder
  103. Munchausen’s syndrome
  104. Narcolepsy
  105. Narcissistic personality disorder
  106. Neurocysticercosis
  107. Nicotine withdrawal
  108. Night eating syndrome
  109. Nightmare disorder
  110. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  111. Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD)
  112. Oneirophrenia
  113. Opioid dependence
  114. Opioid-related disorder
  115. Oppositional defiant disorder(ODD)
  116. Orthorexia (ON)
  117. Ondine’s curse
  118. Pain disorder
  119. Panic disorder
  120. Paranoid personality disorder
  121. Parasomnia
  122. Parkinson’s Disease
  123. Pathological gambling
  124. Persecutory delusion
  125. Personality disorder
  126. Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS)
  127. Phencyclidine (or phencyclidine-like)-related disorder
  128. Phobic disorder
  129. Pica (disorder)
  130. Psychosis
  131. Phonological disorder
  132. Physical abuse
  133. Polysubstance-related disorder
  134. Posttraumatic stress disorder(PTSD)
  135. Premature ejaculation
  136. Primary hypersomnia
  137. Primary insomnia
  138. Psychogenic amnesia
  139. Psychotic disorder
  140. Pyromania
  141. Reactive attachment disorderof infancy or early childhood
  142. Recurrent brief depression
  143. Relational disorder
  144. Residual schizophrenia
  145. Retrograde amnesia
  146. Rumination syndrome
  147. Schizoaffective disorder
  148. Schizoid personality disorder
  149. Schizophrenia
  150. Schizophreniform disorder
  151. Schizotypal personality disorder
  152. Seasonal affective disorder
  153. Sedative-, hypnotic-, or anxiolytic-related disorder
  154. Selective mutism
  155. Separation anxiety disorder
  156. Severe mental retardation
  157. Shared psychotic disorder
  158. Sleep disorder
  159. Seasonal Affective Disorder
  160. Sleep terror disorder
  161. Sleepwalking disorder
  162. Social anxiety disorder
  163. Social phobia
  164. Somatization disorder
  165. Somatoform disorder
  166. Specific phobia
  167. Stereotypic movement disorder
  168. Stuttering
  169. Substance-related disorder
  170. Tardive dyskinesia
  171. Tourette syndrome
  172. Transient tic disorder
  173. Transient global amnesia
  174. Trichotillomania

 

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