Psychiatry is a medical specialty that concerns itself with the study and treatment of mental disorders that range from behavioural and cognitive to fully perceptual. Conditions usually treated by Psychiatry include schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and even post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) to name a few.
In Gleneagles, our psychiatrists are experienced and skilled in managing your mental illness via medications and psychotherapy.
You may rest assured that your care is in good hands as our psychiatrists are at the forefront of training, bringing together advanced care practices and outstanding outcomes to you.
As part of the clinical assesment process, the following procedures may be employed by a psychiatrist to assess and manage your mental illness:
- Mental status examination
- Physical examination
- Brain imaging via computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or positron emission tomography (PET)
- Blood testing