Specialty clinics in psychiatry play a crucial role in providing specialized and targeted care for individuals facing specific mental health challenges. At Nirvan Hospital : Centre of excellence in Behavioural & Addiction Medicine, these clinics are designed to address the unique needs of certain populations or focus on particular mental health conditions.
Mood Disorders Clinic:
Focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood-related disorders such as major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and persistent depressive disorder.
Anxiety Disorders Clinic:
Specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias.
Trauma and PTSD Clinic:
Provides specialized care for individuals who have experienced trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related conditions.
Psychotic Disorders Clinic:
Focuses on the assessment and treatment of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and delusional disorders.
Eating Disorders Clinic:
Specializes in the treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic:
Addresses the unique mental health needs of children and adolescents, including mood disorders, behavioral issues, and developmental disorders.
Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic:
Provides specialized care for older adults, addressing mental health concerns associated with aging, dementia, and other late-life psychiatric disorders.
Dual Diagnosis Clinic:
Focuses on individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, providing integrated treatment for both conditions.
Specializes in the assessment and management of psychiatric conditions with a focus on the interaction between psychiatric and neurological factors.
Sleep Disorders Clinic:
Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-related disorders that impact mental health, such as insomnia, sleep apnea, and parasomnias.
Utilizes telemedicine technology to provide psychiatric services remotely, increasing access to care for individuals in underserved areas.
Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP):
Provides structured, intensive therapy for individuals who do not require 24-hour inpatient care but need more support than traditional outpatient services.
Each specialty clinic is equipped to address the unique needs of individuals within its focus area, offering specialized assessments, evidence-based treatments, and a collaborative approach to care. The goal is to provide targeted interventions that lead to improved outcomes and enhanced quality of life for individuals facing specific mental health challenges.