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Sound mental and emotional health is critical for the overall well-being of an individual. Often, it is seen that people tend to ignore the warning signs associated with mental health problems and do not seek help at the right time. Keep your inhibitions at bay and reach out to the online psychiatry help on MFine if you feel the slightest need for help. MFine has an array of highly qualified and experienced psychiatrists online who can give the best online psychiatric consultation.

Consult our expert psychiatrists online now and rest assured that your privacy is 100% intact with us. Opt for this convenient online psychiatric consultation and get excellent treatment from experienced psychiatrists.

What do our Psychiatrists Do?

The best of psychiatrists can be found on mfine who will be more than happy to address any issue you might be facing. Be it depression, anxiety, trauma  or any such related disorder, our psychiatrists will promptly assess and help when you reach out to them. They will listen without prejudice, study symptoms, and after psychological evaluations and tests, will recommend a further course of action. We also provide you with online psychiatric prescriptions and psychiatric online chat facilities.

What Do Psychiatrists Treat?

If you are suffering from mental illness, ignoring it can lead to much severe repercussions and cause irreparable damage. The best option is to get immediate consultation from a professional. If you are wondering about which doctor to see for depression, a psychiatrist is the answer. A mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist is the doctor for depression and other mental disorders who is professionally qualified to prescribe medications and guide you through psychotherapy treatment.

  • Depression: According to a study conducted by the World Health Organisation, around 200 million people suffer from depression in India. Since depression is still a taboo subject in most places and proper awareness or education is not prevalent, we might not realise that we are depressed. The question ‘How do I know if I am depressed’ can be answered by familiarising yourself with the symptoms of depression - such as the loss of appetite, feeling guilty or isolated, to name a common few. There can be many reasons for depression. Depression in children is not uncommon so don’t hesitate to make a call. If you are suspicious about having hit the blues, reach out to a doctor for depression near you or get mfine’s psychiatric online consultation today.
  • Anxiety: The feeling of anxiety is common to everyone; it is the natural response of our body to stress. Anxiety helps in pushing people to do better and be motivated. Anxiety disorder, on the contrary, does the opposite. The signs and symptoms of anxiety include recurrent anxiety attacks, numbness and loss of confidence, although, these vary from person to person. The causes of anxiety can be a combination of many factors involving genetics and environmental factors. It is also usual to find people suffering from anxiety to also suffer from depression. Intense cases of anxiety disorder require medication or psychotherapy, the simpler ones can be treated with certain changes to one’s lifestyle.
  • Bipolarity: Bipolar behaviour is characterised by frequent and alternating display of extreme emotions, be it sadness, excitement or excessive energy. The symptoms of bipolar disorder include mania or hypomania, which refers to emotional highs and depression. The treatment for bipolar disorder involves a combination of medication and psychotherapy. Early detection of the disorder by paying attention to the signs and getting psychiatric help can go a long way.
  • Schizophrenia and psychotic behaviour: Schizophrenia or psychotic behaviors are mental disorders that are prevalent among adults or young adults. The symptoms of schizophrenia include having delusions, hallucinations, disorganised thinking or abnormal motor behavior. Although the person may have to live with it for life, expert psychiatric guidance and medication can help.
  • Neurodevelopmental problems: Disorders like dyslexia, autism, speech disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) etc. are observed in children during infancy or childhood. Since these are disorders that affect children right from a young age, they need acute care and psychiatric consultations right from when they are young. Getting a psychiatrist on your side can make good progress to deal with the situation and equip all the concerned parties to tide along more smoothly.
  • Gender dysphoria: Sometimes people struggle to identify with their assigned genders. They find themselves to be very uncomfortable with their body and associating themselves with specific gender-assigned roles. It is an extremely serious issue that needs to be handled by being sensitive and without imparting any kind of judgement. Having gender dysphoria doesn’t make a person mentally ill. But this conflict between one’s biological identity and internal identity can lead to depression, anxiety and other problems.
  • Other various disorders: Mental illnesses cover a wide gamut of disorders. Among other issues include personality disorders, sexual problems, neurocognitive disorders, eating and sleeping disorders, etc. The best way to deal with it is by being familiar with the symptoms so as to be able to recognise it and by getting immediate expert treatment.

When faced with mental illness, one shouldn’t shy away from getting psychiatric help because of the stigma attached with it. If you feel like you are struggling, feel free to reach out to psychiatric online consultations, on MFine, to connect you with experienced and qualified online psychiatrists.

FAQs

  1. How do I know if I should see a psychiatrist?

Physical health and mental health are related. If you find yourself repeatedly having a physical health problem without any specific cause, it is time to seek out a mental health professional. Some of the physical health symptoms that you may suffer if you are going through a mental disorder include sleeplessness, loss of appetite, weight loss etc.

  1. What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

A psychiatrist is a mental health professional, who deals with mental disorders and works in the healthcare space. It is only a psychiatrist who can give you prescriptions or provide psychotherapy. A psychologist, on the other hand, studies the human mind and its behaviour. It can thus be applied to many fields, mental health being one among the many.

  1. What does a psychiatrist do?

A psychiatrist is a medical health professional, who deals in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the physical and mental aspects of mental, behavioural or emotional disorders. A psychiatrist also prescribes medicines and provides psychotherapy for treatment.

  1. What questions will a psychiatrist ask me?

Psychiatrists often ask open ended questions to get you to open up and get talking about the reason behind why you are seeking help. They also ask about your medical history, the duration of your medication, your previous diagnosis and treatments and also about the psychiatric history of your family.

  1. Can you tell your psychiatrist everything?

Your psychiatrist is expecting you to open up so that help and guidance can be given. Opening about what’s bothering you, even if unpleasant, is the key. Although what you tell your psychiatrist is confidential, there may be times when they have to breach that protocol to protect the safety of the parties involved. These terms will be discussed with you before the start of your session.

  1. What to expect when going to a psychiatrist?

It is only natural to be nervous about your first visit to the psychiatrist. When you go to a psychiatrist, you will be expected to open up so be prepared for questions. You should also be ready with your medical history. It is only natural that you may not be comfortable with the first psychiatrist you go to, so don’t hesitate to reach out to another, if needed.

  1. How can I test my mental health?

You can test your mental health by seeking professional help. There are many services that offer online psychiatric consultations such as MFine, where you can consult with top psychiatrists from the comfort and privacy of your home. Or else, approach the family doctor who can refer a psychiatrist to you.

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