The brain is responsible for the entire functioning of the human body. All decisions are made in the mind, whether it is a small or large task. Sometimes the brain's working capacity is severely harmed, and people are forced to deal with mental illness. Along with their ability to work, people's behaviour and quality of life are negatively affected during this time. This is a very serious mental health issue that must be avoided at all costs.
Mental Illness: A wide range of emotional and mental conditions is referred to as mental illness. Many people experience mental health issues and psychiatric problems on a regular basis. When some persistent symptoms and signs lead to frequent stress that impairs a person's ability to function, a mental health concern can turn into a mental illness.
Mental illness is a disease that affects a person's thinking, feelings, mood, and behaviour, among other things. This mental illness includes depression, stress, and bipolar disorder. If a situation like this continues for a long time, it begins to negatively affect a person's daily routine.
Mental illness makes people unhappy and can cause problems in their daily lives, such as at work, school, or in their relationships. Mental health symptoms can usually be managed with a combination of talk therapy and medication.
Symptoms of Mental Illness:
- feeling down and unsatisfied with everything
- having difficulty concentrating
- excessive apprehension and anxiety
- Not willing to talk to family and friends and not willing to participate in any activities
- erratic mood swings
- Sleeping difficulties, tiredness, and a lack of energy
- Away from reality, allow your imagination to dominate your thinking and accept it as reality
- trouble coping with everyday problems
- Difficulty comprehending others' points of view
- Changes in sex drive
- taking drugs or consuming alcohol excessively
- dietary modification
- becoming enraged, breaking things, and hitting
- Suicidal thought
Our approach to treat Mental Illness:
The Department of Mental Health at Aakash Healthcare is staffed by experienced mental health professionals in the fields of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. We are regarded as one of the best mental health hospitals in Delhi, and we provide care to individuals seeking treatment for minor stress and interpersonal issues. If not treated, these issues can progress to severe neurobehavioral/neurocognitive and psychiatric issues. We also assist people who live a normal and well-adjusted life but are experiencing problems in other areas.
The department is fully equipped to address the mental health needs of children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. The Division of Psychiatry consults patients of all ages and serves as a liaison for all departments, particularly the Departments of Paediatrics and Neurology.
Apart from treating the mentioned disorders, the department also specialises in treating Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Disorders, and Psycho-sexual Disorders.
Our Department is fully stocked with all psychological test materials needed to conduct various psychological assessments on children and adults, including the Comprehensive Neuropsychological Assessment. Clinical psychologists have extensive experience in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Inter-Personal Therapy (IPT), and Family Therapy, in addition to the assessment and psychological management of Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disorders, Emotional and Behavioural Problems in children and adolescents.