Psychiatry is a medical field that examines various changes and illnesses associated with the human mental health. The responsibility of psychiatrist is to take care of specialized mental health care for patients, to diagnose and treat impaired mental functions, to timely alert the patient about exacerbations of mental illnesses and to help people with various disorders to adapt in society and return to normal life.
Good mental health is an indicator of well-being and high quality of life. Only a person with appropriate and stable mental health is able to live a full life, to realize himself and to contribute effectively to the welfare of society.
Mental health disorders can be triggered by various social, psychological and biological factors. In modern society, an increasing number of people are suffering from depression, addiction disorders, social anxiety, eating disorders, various syndromes and other mental illnesses. A patient should not feel ashamed. On the contrary, he needs to take care of mental health in due time and visit the specialist. Psychiatrists at the clinic “Nefrida” will professionally take care of your mental health, detect mental disorders or illnesses, prescribe the necessary psychotropic medicine, and, importantly, will help to restore a normal mental health.
Often, after the procedure in the doctor’s office, patients have questions that they do not dare to ask during the visit or that come to mind only later. In this section, you will find in advance all the most useful information that you should know in the post-procedural period.
Why is it important to see a psychiatrist on time?
When suffering from any mental disorder, it is difficult to think objectively and independently fight with your own problems. A psychiatrist can help you calm down, solve problems together and prescribe the necessary treatment.
What methods does a psychiatrist use to treat mental illnesses?
Various psychological tests, which the patient may not even notice during the consultation, are also performed by computer tomography of the brain.
If you are hesitating whether you really want to make an appointment for a procedure in our clinic, we invite you to read the frequently asked questions section prepared by our doctors. In it, you will find all the answers to your questions even before the procedure, so you can feel confident in your choice!
When do you need a psychologist and when a psychiatrist?
A psychologist is a non-medically trained specialist who advises on various topics and examines the patient’s inner experiences, while a psychiatrist is a doctor who can diagnose mental illnesses, prescribe treatment, and prescribe medication.
How does a psychiatric consultation differ from a simple conversation with a loved one?
During the psychiatrist’s consultation, the doctor together with the patient tries to reach a common decision – to find out whether psychotherapeutic treatment is needed.
What are the symptoms of mental disorders?
These can be various behavioral disorders, when it becomes more difficult to work, communicate, engage in hobbies, suffer from insomnia, bad mood, loss of appetite, feeling of fear and anxiety inside, the quality of life deteriorates.
How to recognize depression?
The symptoms of depression are different for each person. You are usually in a bad mood, the activities you used to enjoy seem pointless and do not bring pleasure, drastic changes in weight, insomnia or excessive sleepiness (sometimes sleeping all day long), constant lack of energy and motivation, an excessive flow of bad, self-deprecating and reproachful thoughts is tiring, very often have suicidal thoughts, make a suicide plan, or attempt suicide. If you feel at least five of the mentioned signs, contact a specialist immediately.