OCD Symptoms

OCD Symptoms- It is normal, on occasion to go and double check the things that we all missed or not remembered. For instance, checking ‘the door is locked or not’, ‘checking pocket for a wallet’. But what if this loop keeps repeating for ‘n’ number of time. This medical condition is known as obsessive-compulsive disorder […]

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12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymo...

Are you in search of the best recovery process for yourself or for your close one to come out of Alcohol addiction? You are not alone. It is possible with 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous programs. What are these 12 step programs helping quit alcohol and how do they work? Alcoholics Anonymous is a process of […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a chronic disorder that is characterized by feelings of fear, unreasonable or obsessive thoughts such as a person feels the need to repeat a task like washing his/her hands repetitively even when it is unnecessary or arranging the objects over and over again. This can even lead to severe OCD that […]

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What is OCD?

What is OCD behavior!- Nation Institute of Mental Health states that about 2 percent of the population currently suffers from OCD- Which is comparatively higher than the individuals who are suffering from other illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar and ADHD. Researchers believe that both environmental and neurobiological predispositions collectively play a vital role wherein the individual […]

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Types of Addiction

Anything taken to an excessive level can result in addiction.  The types of addiction range from the substance like alcohol to behaviors like gambling. Dependence can be both emotional and behavioral.  Common symptoms are seen in addiction: Numerous failed attempts to stop the behavior Withdrawal symptoms Lack of Control over the intake Risk-Taking Behavior Being secretive about their addictive […]

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Geriatric Psychiatry


Geriatric Psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry specialized in the treatment and diagnosis of mental health problems seen mostly amongst old people. This branch of psychiatry specializes in providing care and support to people when they experience complex neurological disorders in their older years.Geriartric Psychiatry1

Geriatric Psychiatry helps the patient deal with memory loss, which seems very common during old age, helps the patient to recall and remember things from the past which eventually help the patient to understand present incidents and help them deal with it in a better way. It also deals with people suffering from mental disorders with or without drug addiction problems.

Geriatric Psychiatry involves treatment in a different place, which is different from the usual psychiatric centers mainly due to the nature of the illness.It involves providing support and care to family members who often have integral roles in the patient’s life.

Specialty of Geriatric Psychiatry

Due to the change in lifestyle and advancement in medicinal care, it has become essential to provide care and attention to old age people suffering from Dementia, Alzheimer’s and other disorders.

Geriatric Psychiatric assesses each patient’s physical condition as well as the required treatment based on the seriousness of the illnesses. Sometimes they prescribe medications to deal with neurological related disorders.

Treatment for Geriatric Psychiatry

It is very essential to have an understanding of the symptoms of the patient’s disorders to the context of the person’s care situation. This is very important to our team at Cadabam’s Hospitals which consists of professionally trained psychiatrists who are specialized in the field of old age psychology. They work together to formulate and provide a suitable treatment for the patient. This helps to provide treatment to meet the individual needs along with suitable follow ups. They are:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) – It involves providing therapy for the individual and family members both at an Individual as well as group level.

Individual Therapy – It involves providing therapy to patients at the Individual level.

Neurology Treatment – It involves providing therapy for individual with neurological disorders and problems

Addiction Treatment – It provides specialized therapy for individuals suffering from addiction disorders.

In short, Psychiatrists have a great role to play in assessing and evaluating the old age patients suffering from neurological and other disorders which involves greater understanding and care for patients and their loved ones. The problems with old age people suffering from disorders involves providing intense care and support for their family.

Cadabams Hospitals provides various treatments for old age patients to reintegrate back into the community to socialize and live a normal life independently.Cadabams Hospitals is home to qualified and trained professionals who provide an effective treatment to patients suffering various neurological disorders and other such problems.




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