Psychiatry Department

Call on : 022-6757-0111 Ext.1228/1236

About Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry at Saifee Hospital caters to people suffering from difficulties with their behaviour, emotions (feelings) and thinking, which may disrupt their socio-occupational routine. Commonly treated disorders are:
  • Depression- Sadness of mood, crying spells, sleep disturbances, reduced appetite, feeling tired (lethargic), a lack of interest in work and pleasurable activities, anger outbursts & suicidal tendencies.
  • Anxiety- Excessive worrying, restlessness, nervousness, palpitations, excessive sweating, tremulousness.
  • Schizophrenia & other Psychosis- Suspiciousness, talking to self, hearing voices, abusive-aggressive behaviour, disorganized/disinhibited behaviour.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders- Preoccupation with repetitive cleaning/checking, renaming lost in thought, spending excessive time in the bathroom.
  • Substance Abuse/Dependence- Excessive use/consumption of potentially harmful and mind-altering illicit substances like alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, opium, brown sugar, cocaine, etc.
  • Sexual Dysfunction- Lack of desire, reduced libido, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation.
  • Relationship issues- Marital discord/disharmony
  • Childhood disorders- Academic difficulties, bedwetting, nail biting, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
Our consultants are also parenting experts who can help the normal parents who are having a tough time raising their children in a competitive demanding world. The main modalities of treatment are:
  • Talk Therapy
  • Counseling & Psychotherapy
  • Behaviour Therapy Psychopharmacology- Medication