Sahyadri complements but does not compete with surrounding hospitals |Sahyadri forms an ideal HUB and SPOKE model where primary, secondary and tertiary health care is delivered with seamless integration |Sahyadri constantly endeavors to Innovate, Improvise and Indigenous Technology to make it affordable |Sahyadri has an attitude of Transparency, Respect and Compassion towards patients and their families to foster Reconciliation and Recuperation | "Sahyadri is the largest chain of hospitals in Maharashtra." |
What causes psychiatric /psychological / mental health problems?
These illness are caused by various factors i.e. Biological (Structural, biochemical, physiological changes in the brain, along with genetic factors); psychological (stressors, thoughts coping, conflicts etc.) and social factors. Hence warranting treatment like any other medical illness.
Are psychiatric or psychological problems treatable?
Yes with adequate management plan and structured treatment including medications and psychosocial intervention, most of the problems can be satisfactorily treated.
How do these medications work?
The medications prescribed for psychiatric disorders are more corrective and restorative in nature and works at very root of the problem.
Are these medications habit forming?
No, these drugs are safe provided they are taken under medical supervision.
Are the medications sedative and hypnotics?
These medications are not sedatives and hypnotics. In fact these drugs act on various receptors relevant to the normal functioning of the apparatus and neurotransmitters involved (e.g. Serotonin, Dopamine etc.)
Do we have to take medications life long?
No, the treatment is planned according to individuals diagnosis, duration of illness for which we follow standard evidence based guidelines.
How is psychotherapy different from counseling?
Psychotherapy is a structured form of therapy provided by a well-qualified professional to those suffering from emotional and psychological problems. Counseling is a general form of providing support and guidance.
Do children have psychological problems?
Yes. Children’s problems can range mild behavioral problems to academics difficulties and to more severe problems like emotional or developmental disorders.
Can psychological stress cause physical symptoms?
Yes. Psychological stress cause or prolong the physical symptoms / illnesses.