What is Psychiatry?

Psychiatry is the medical branch that studies the diagnosis and prevention of mental illnesses. 

A Psychiatrist is a healthcare practitioner who helps people with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Their practice also includes diagnosing substance use disorders. They are fully qualified to assess both mental and physical aspects of psychological problems as well.  

A psychiatrist studies various cognitive behaviors including looking into the history of the patient before diagnosing a psychotic problem. People seek psychiatric disorders for many reasons. The problems can surface from sudden panic attacks, hearing voices to extreme episodes of hopelessness, or anxiousness. A psychiatrist is also known as a mental health specialist.  They use a number of psychotherapy, cognitive behavior therapy, medications, and other treatments for improving the quality of their patients. Their expertise also encompasses behavioral therapy. Some people might classify psychiatrists as mental health counselors, as it requires them to have talks with their patients through their experiences. As a part of diagnostic measures, they can prescribe medications as well.  

Depression and PTSD | Consult with a Psychiatrist

 If you are facing mental health issues for a longer period of time, you should consult with a psychiatrist immediately. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is a popular form of mental and emotional therapy which focuses on problem-solving. For any sort of medication or therapy involved, an individual will have to visit a psychiatrist multiple times for complete treatment. 

Services by Healthwire  Psychiatrists

The services and treatments offered by our mental health specialists are, but not limited to:

  • Psychotherapy- a form of talk therapy where you can confine your psychiatrist about each and everything. 

  • Psychosocial Interventions - a form of therapy where an individual helped to be a part of social settings in a healthy way. 

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Therapy involved in problem-solving. 

  • Psychiatric Counselling

  • PTSD 

  • Psychiatric medications- antidepressants, antipsychotic medications, sedatives, anxiolytics, hypnotics, mood stabilizers, stimulants etc.       

Certified Psychiatrists in Pakistan | Just a Click Away!

A Psychiatrist in Pakistan is a licensed medical healthcare practitioner who has undergone standard MBBS, followed by a specialization in Psychiatry from a recognized institute. It is important for a Psychiatrists to carry a license for practicing from a recognized board or state. Pakistan has many top qualified Psychiatrists who are best in their field. In order to help you, Healthwire is providing you with easy access to Pakistan’s Best Psychiatrist. You can find the complete list of both male and female Psychiatrists from all over Pakistan with their detailed information of expertise, practicing location and timings.

You can easily book an “Online Appointment” or even Opt for “Video Consultation” at your own ease, Anywhere, Anytime all over Pakistan by either Calling us at 04232500989 or download our Healthwire App to book appointments.

Frequently Asked Questions
What does a psychiatrist do?

A psychiatrist assesses all of your mental and physical symptoms to diagnose any psychological problems. They conduct medical therapies, psychological procedures and will also prescribe psychological medication.

What kind of questions psychiatrists ask?

Psychiatrists might begin with questions like ‘So what brings you here?’ or ‘How can I help you’. They may then proceed with asking relevant questions once you tell them your problem.

What should I talk to my psychiatrist about?

Everything related to your problem. Your history, family history, any previous diseases, health condition, trauma or any life experience you feel your doctor should know. You should be completely open and communicate with your doctor. If you have any confusion or require any further explanation you should immediately ask your doctor.

Who is better for an anxiety psychiatrist or psychologist?

If you are experiencing extreme panic attacks, you should consult with a psychiatrist. A psychiatrist is qualified in providing psychotherapy as well as medication for the illness. If you have mild anxiety and do not want to have medication, you can refer to a psychologist.

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