When Should You Consult a Psychiatrist

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Life is rarely without its challenges. There are some, however, that can be so overbearing that it seems impossible to move on. Whether it’s the death of a loved one or overwhelming feelings of anxiety, it is important you know that help is available for every problem life throws your way. So when should you consult a psychiatrist?


So what are some common reasons people see a Psychiatrist? –


1. Loss – Grieving is a normal process, however bereavement, when prolonged, can be a cause for depression. Loss of life is not the only issue that can make one depressed, it can be material things like ownership of property – movable or immovable, money, relationships, etc,.


2. Stress and Anxiety – This has been discussed in previous posts and can cause you to have physiological problems like sleep difficulties or overthinking resulting in loss of daytime peace and incoherence at work.


3. Depression – Although causes are usually external and modifiable, sometimes getting help in terms of handling the physical symptoms and confiding in a neutral environment that is nonjudgmental is useful. Biological depression without any physical or external cause is also something one should be aware of.

4. Others include Phobias, Family and relationship problems, Sexual problems, Habits and addictions, Performance enhancement, Finding Mental Clarity, and other Mental disorders, Aches and Pains, and even Headaches that are persistent and Medically Undiagnosed Problems.

A psychiatrist is someone who has first studied medicine to, later on, specialize in psychiatry. This means that a psychiatrist is a doctor, to which you can come for psychological problems. The most important difference compared to a psychologist is that a psychiatrist is allowed to prescribe medication, and has not had as much communication technique training as a psychologist. So a psychiatrist may prescribe medication and will more quickly use medication as treatment than a psychologist will.


So that’s when should you consult a psychiatrist. Help is not far away and our expert senior psychiatrist is here to help.


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By Dr SUSHIL KUMAR VASANTHKUMAR SOMPUR

Dr Sushil Kumar Sompur is a psychiatrist with over 20 years of clinical experience. He persuaded his M.B. B.S in 2004 from the very prestigious Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore graduating from Mysore Medical College in 2004. He has an MD with 3 years of Successful completion of Residency in General Adult Psychiatry in 2010 from University of North Dakota, Fargo, USA. After that he has also earned his MBA (Healthcare Administration) in December, 2010 from the well reputed College of Health Sciences, Walden University, Minneapolis, USA. Dr. Sompur mainly focuses on Adult psychiatry, Geriatric psychiatry, Sleep and Sexual Disorders, De-Addiction, Adolescent and child psychiatry. Works as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at Antahkarana Clinic.

Apart from this he was also worked as a Resident Fellow, with full unrestricted Licensure, in Child Psychiatry at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. He is a professional member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and is also an active profile of Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) of which he is a Life Fellow.

Dr. Sushil Kumar Sompur is currently practicing at Mindss Neurolinks - An antahkarana clinic pvt. ltd. venture in MCC B Block, Davanagere. You can avail a whole lot of services at his clinics that includes and is not limited to - Abnormal Behavior Treatment, Treatments for Depression Anxiety and other Neuroses, Bipolar disorder and Psychoses, Anger Management Therapy, Behavior and Thought Problems Counselling, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Treatment, Treatment of Learning Disorders and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy among other types of counseling. He has also been successful with the use of hypnotherapy with Treatment Resistant Depression as well as Treatment of seizures or fits, Unusual pain problems and Medically Un-diagnosed Symptoms.

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