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Adult Psychiatrist

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ADULT PSYCHIATRIST

What is Adult Psychiatry?

A medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses and disorders. They are trained to provide a range of medical services that are aimed at helping patients manage their mental health. Here are some of the medical services that a psychiatrist may perform:

Diagnosis

Psychiatrists are trained to diagnose various mental illnesses and disorders, such as anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, schizophrenia and insomnia. Other less known conditions in which some psychiatrists might be specialized.. They use a combination of clinical assessments, psychological tests, and medical history to make a diagnosis.

Medication management

Psychiatrists can prescribe medications to treat mental illnesses and disorders. They carefully consider a patient’s medical history, symptoms, and potential side effects of medications before recommending a treatment plan. The medication commonly prescribed are antidepressants (SSRI), antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, ADHD medication and sleep aids.

Psychotherapy

Psychiatrists work closely with psychologists. We collaborate with psychologists across Dubai to provide the most suitable type of therapy.

Hospitalization

In some cases, a patient’s mental illness or disorder may require hospitalization for treatment. Psychiatrists may admit patients to a psychiatric clinic or unit for observation, medication adjustment, or intensive therapy. If needed, our psychiatrists will suggest options in Dubai or elsewhere.

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How Can it Help?

Adult psychiatry can help individuals by providing various types of treatment, such as psychiatric medication management, psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, and other forms of talk therapy. Psychiatrists can also provide referrals to other healthcare professionals, such as psychologists, social workers, and occupational therapists, as needed. A psychiatrist in Dubai is expected to be licensed by the Dubai Health Authority. All our psychiatrists are fully qualified and licensed in their respective countries and Dubai.

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Our Best Psychiatrists. Skilled and Experienced

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د. جوزيف الخوري

استشاري الطب النفسي

ADHD الكبار الاضطرابات النفسية عند البالغين علاج SPRAVATO®
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