Psychiatry is a medical discipline focused on understanding, preventing, and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. 


Psychiatry stands as a cornerstone of mental healthcare, applying medical expertise to understand, prevent, and treat a broad spectrum of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. This specialized field delves into the intricate interplay of various elements that influence our mental well-being.

Psychiatrists go beyond simply studying the individual; they recognize the profound influence of societal dynamics, familial structures, and community interactions on mental health. This multifaceted approach allows for a more comprehensive understanding of the root causes of mental illness.

By employing a range of diagnostic tools and evidence-based treatment modalities, psychiatrists strive to unveil the complexities of the mind. Their goal is to not only alleviate symptoms but also empower individuals to navigate life’s challenges with greater resilience and emotional well-being.

Services Offered by the Department

Psychotherapy: Individual or group therapy sessions that provide a safe space to explore thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, fostering self-awareness and developing coping mechanisms.

Medication Management: Utilizing medications to manage symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and psychosis, often in conjunction with psychotherapy.

Community-Based Interventions: Collaboration with social workers, therapists, and support groups to provide holistic care and address the social determinants of mental health.

In-Patient Services:

Within PGH’s Psychiatry Department, dedicated efforts are made to address a spectrum of mental health concerns, catering to both inpatient and outpatient needs. Patients of all ages, from adolescents to the elderly, seek assistance here. The primary goal of the department is to stabilize individuals grappling with psychiatric disorders and guide them through their mental health journeys.

Out-Patient Services:

The Psychiatry Department offers a range of outpatient services to address various mental health issues. Patients can receive specialized care for conditions such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma-related disorders, schizophrenia, perinatal mental health concerns, geriatric psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, eating disorders, personality disorders, motivation deficits, substance use disorders, phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Psychotherapeutic interventions are also provided to support patients in managing their mental health challenges.

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