Psychologist

PSYCHOLOGISTS

MS. RACHANA AWATRAMANI
CONSULTANT PSYCHOLOGIST

Days: Tuesday and Saturday
Time: 10.30 am to 12.00pm (afternoon)

MIND CHECK-UP

Mind problems may also manifests through bodily symptoms. So, just as blood test is used to rule out physical concerns, similarly this mental health check- up will help to identify psychological concerns, if any. Get your mind-check up done as soon as possible since regular mind check–up is essential to ensure mental well-being and to be a fully functioning person.

“Staying fit is all about giving equal importance to mind and body”

GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE

General Mental Health Questionnaire (GHQ) is a screening tool to detect those likely to have or at are risk of developing psychiatric disorders. It also measures emotional distress, somatic symptoms and other psychological concerns.

DIABETES & PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION

3 in 5 people living with diabetes experience emotional or mental health problems as a result of their condition. Often people newly diagnosed with diabetes have trouble in accepting the diagnosis, especially if they feel physically healthy and are not experiencing any symptoms of the disease. Psychologists can help people address emotional reactions such as disbelief, guilt, anxiety, anger, etc and they can learn how to accept the condition.

Additionally, people with diabetes are twice as likely to have depression as people without diabetes. So, seeking help from psychologist will help to deal with the conditions in a better way.

“Diabetes is an illness where your perception affects how you cope”

COMMON MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS

  • Stress

    Low energy, aches, muscles tension, breathing quicken, blood pressure rises, memory problems, moodiness and etc. are the symptoms of the stress. Stress is linked to heart disease, diabetes, infertility, skin problem, obesity and such concerns.

  • Addiction

    Loss of control, craving and compulsive using, weight loss, change in eating habits, missing work/school/college, disrupted sleep patterns and etc. are some of the all overall symptoms of addiction. There are several types addictions such as substance abuse, mobile addiction, internet addiction and etc.

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    Recurrent and persistent thoughts, urges, performing repetitive behaviors (such as hand washing, checking hair pulling and etc.). Stress, anxiety, depression, skin problem, etc. are some of the causes of OCD.

  • Eating Disorder

    Mood swings, withdrawal from friends and activities, extreme body size, skipping meals, stomach cramps, menstrual irregularity, sleep problem, muscle weakness, excessive exercise, guilt after eating overeating and etc. These are some of the symptoms comes under eating disorder.

  • Depression

    Loss of interest, sadness, insomnia, Excessive crying, suicidal thoughts, weight again and loss and other such physical concerns are associated with depression.

  • Anxiety

    Excessive worry, nervousness, fear, restlessness, fast breathing, or hyperventilation, nausea, phobia and etc. These are some of the symptoms of anxiety.


These are some of the mental health concerns. However, there are other mental illnesses also which needs to be addressed. If you feel any of the above or other symptoms then seek help from a mental health professional as soon as possible.


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