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Psychiatry

This specialty deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

Shanmuga hospital, one of the best hospital in Salem for psychiatric treatment, is licensed under the Mental Health Act.

 The psychiatrists and psychologists working in this specialty at Shanmuga multi speciality hospital in Salem have a great deal of expertise in treating patients suffering from mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

Various mental disorders are treated at Shanmuga hospital by applying therapies such as psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and medications.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
This therapy involves the passing of small electric currents through the brain to induce seizures in a controlled setting in order to treat mental disorders.

Some of the disorders treated at Shanmuga hospital in Salem include:

  • Anxiety disorder
    Anxiety is the body’s response to stress which involves feelings of fear about something. Feeling anxious occasionally is normal. However, if the feeling of anxiety becomes extreme and lasts for many months, disturbing the individual’s personal life, then it is considered as anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder is characterized by strong feelings of fear and worry. Panic disorder where the individual experiences recurring panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc are examples of anxiety disorder.
  • Depression
    Depression is a serious condition characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, anger, lack of interest in everything, loss of energy, feeling low, having trouble sleeping and so on.
  • Schizophrenia
    This is a mental disorder which affects the way in which an individual behaves, thinks, speaks or feels. A person suffering from Schizophrenia might experience hallucinations, delusions and behave abnormally.
  • Bipolar disorder
    This is a condition in which the individual experiences extreme mood swings. The person might feel euphoric at one instant and depressed at another with extreme shifts in the mood.

This specialty deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

Shanmuga hospital, one of the best hospital in Salem for psychiatric treatment, is licensed under the Mental Health Act.

 The psychiatrists and psychologists working in this specialty at Shanmuga multi speciality hospital in Salem have a great deal of expertise in treating patients suffering from mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

Various mental disorders are treated at Shanmuga hospital by applying therapies such as psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and medications.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
This therapy involves the passing of small electric currents through the brain to induce seizures in a controlled setting in order to treat mental disorders.

Some of the disorders treated at Shanmuga hospital in Salem include:

  • Anxiety disorder
    Anxiety is the body’s response to stress which involves feelings of fear about something. Feeling anxious occasionally is normal. However, if the feeling of anxiety becomes extreme and lasts for many months, disturbing the individual’s personal life, then it is considered as anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder is characterized by strong feelings of fear and worry. Panic disorder where the individual experiences recurring panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc are examples of anxiety disorder.
  • Depression
    Depression is a serious condition characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, anger, lack of interest in everything, loss of energy, feeling low, having trouble sleeping and so on.
  • Schizophrenia
    This is a mental disorder which affects the way in which an individual behaves, thinks, speaks or feels. A person suffering from Schizophrenia might experience hallucinations, delusions and behave abnormally.
  • Bipolar disorder
    This is a condition in which the individual experiences extreme mood swings. The person might feel euphoric at one instant and depressed at another with extreme shifts in the mood.

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  • Dr.P.Karthikeyan
    Dr.P.Karthikeyan MD

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  • Dr.Murugesan
    Dr.Murugesan MD, DA

    Anaesthetist

  • Dr.Balaji
    Dr.Balaji MD., DA.,

    Anaesthetist

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