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:
Psychiatrists are trained to diagnose various mental illnesses and disorders, such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, and psychotic disorders. They use a combination of clinical assessments, psychological tests, and medical history to make a diagnosis.
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.
Psychiatrists are trained to provide different types of psychotherapy to help patients manage their mental health. These may include cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, or psychoanalytic therapy.
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.
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.