Psychiatry

Psychiatry is devoted to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions.

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What is Meth? Crystal meth, short for crystal methamphetamine, is just one form of the drug methamphetamine. Methamphetamine is an illegal drug in the same class as cocaine and other powerful street drugs. It has many nicknames—meth, crank... Read Full Answer
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The commonly used medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs have been found to be useful in treating a variety of conditions like: major depression dysthymic disorder anxiety disorder obsessive-compulsive disorder... Read Full Answer
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) refers to the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for intercourse.  Having erection trouble from time to time may not always be a cause for concern. If ED is an ongoing issue, it can cause stress, affec... Read Full Answer
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In Singapore, some psychiatrists endocrinologists, psychologists and counsellors are comfortable with treating persons with gender dysphoria. The best way is to call up the clinic and ask if the doctor or mental health professionals are c... Read Full Answer
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Venlafaxine, formerly sold as Effexor, is a prescription drug used to treat depression, anxiety, social phobia, and panic disorder. In Singapore, Effexor XR and generic venlafaxine are available. Venlafaxine belongs to the class of antidepressan... Read Full Answer
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When someone enters a state of mind that does not connect with reality, he may develop psychosis. Two core features of psychosis are hallucinations and delusions. Hallucinations occur when the senses perceive something that is not real and can co... Read Full Answer
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Psychosis usually means that a person has lost touch with reality. That is, he/she cannot tell what is real and what is not real (imagined). It is a syndrome associated with abnormal functioning of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain and t... Read Full Answer
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Zoloft is the brand name of sertraline, an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorders. It is in a class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). They work by controlling levels of serotonin (a neuro... Read Full Answer
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Insomnia has numerous, often concurrent causes, including medical conditions, medications, psychiatric disorders and poor sleep hygiene. Poor sleep among inpatients has multiple causes, including underlying illness(es), diagnostic and therapeutic... Read Full Answer
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How cancer and treatment affect sexual desire The most common cancer treatments are surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy. These treatments, as well as the cancer itself, can have temporary or permanent effects on a person&rsquo... Read Full Answer