The study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental disorders is known as psychiatry. The stigma associated with Psychiatrist has been dipping as is evident in the increasing number of inpatients and outpatients reaching out to get treated. The Psychiatrist Department at Raju Hospitals offer an entire complement of diagnostic and therapeutic services for individuals who are suffering from mental health problems as a part of outpatient and inpatient services.
The Psychiatrist team have the expertise of managing patients with complex mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and also treating patients presenting with co-morbid medical/surgical conditions who also present with complex psychological/psychiatric conditions. Evaluations are conducted with strict confidentiality and by a multi-disciplinary team. The family who are an integral part of the treatment and every attempt is made to engage the family in the comprehensive treatment of the individual with their consent.
Raju Hospital offers comprehensive Outpatient and Inpatient Psychiatrist services. The experienced team includes eminent Physiatrist Dr S Vijayakumar, Dr Lakshmi Vijayakumar and Dr Vinayak. Services include psychological assessment, de-addiction services, psychotherapy. counselling, electroconvulsive therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy.