Psychiatry & Psychology
Mental illness is described as a wide range of emotional and mental conditions. Many people suffer from mental health concerns and psychiatric problems from time to time. A mental health concern can become a mental illness when some ongoing symptoms and signs lead to frequent stress that affects a person’s ability to function. They can lead to problems in daily life, such as at work or school or in relationships. In the majority of cases, mental health symptoms can be managed with a combination of talk therapy and medications.
The Symptoms of Mental Illness can differ, depending on the disorder, circumstances and some other factors. It can affect thought, emotions, and behaviour. The most evident signs and symptoms include:
- Lack of concentration or attention span
- Feeling sad or low
- Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt
- Severe mood changes or swings
- Inability to cope with daily issues or stress
- Suicidal thoughts
- low energy/ difficulty in sleeping
The Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Mehar Super Specialty Hospital is manned by experienced Mental Health Professionals in the field of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. The department is fully equipped to attend to the mental health needs of children, adolescents, adults and geriatric population and also specializes in treatment of Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Disorders, and Psycho-sexual Disorders
The Division of Psychiatry provides consultation to patients of all age groups as well as liaisons consultation for all the departments as and when required.
Dr. Amar Nath Bhandary
MBBS, MD, PG-Super Specialization
Dr. Harleen Rehill
M phil, PhD
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