Expert Psychiatry Services at NewGen Hospital - Caring for Mental Health | Perumbakkam ,Chennai

Welcome to NewGen Hospital in Perumbakkam, Chennai, your trusted destination for exceptional psychiatry care. Our team of experienced psychiatrists is dedicated to providing comprehensive services to address various mental health concerns. Whether you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or other psychiatric conditions, our specialists offer personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique needs. From medication management to psychotherapy, trust NewGen Hospital to provide compassionate and expert care for your mental well-being. Schedule your appointment today and experience the difference of top-notch psychiatric care.

The modern world is marked by a significant sense of anxiety and low-level depression. Throughout history, psychiatry has made remarkable strides, evolving from the times of Hippocrates and Freud to the present age of advancing neuroscience. Psychiatry is the medical field dedicated to identifying, treating, and preventing mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Individuals seek psychiatric assistance for various reasons. Some can be sudden issues like panic attacks, distressing hallucinations, or suicidal thoughts. Others may struggle with persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, or anxiety that never seem to subside.  

At NewGen Hospital, we provide a range of specialized services to help you navigate these challenges and find the path towards a healthier and happier life. 

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Alcohol de-addiction is the process of helping individuals overcome their dependence on alcohol through various interventions such as counseling, support groups, and medical treatment, aiming to achieve sobriety and improve their overall well-being.

Depression is a mental health condition characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, and a range of physical and psychological symptoms. It often requires a combination of therapy, medication, and lifestyle changes to manage symptoms and promote recovery. 

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme mood swings, including episodes of mania (elevated mood and energy) and depression.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder marked by intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions) that individuals feel driven to perform. Treatment for OCD often involves a combination of therapy (such as cognitive-behavioral therapy) and medication to manage symptoms and reduce distress. 

Marital counseling, also known as couples therapy, is a form of therapy that helps couples address and resolve conflicts, improve communication, and strengthen their relationship.  

Parental guidance refers to the support and education provided to parents in order to enhance their parenting skills, promote healthy child development, and address challenges or concerns related to child rearing.  

Childhood mental health focuses on the emotional, behavioral, and psychological well-being of children and adolescents. It involves the identification, assessment, and treatment of mental health disorders in young individuals, as well as the promotion of healthy development and resilience through interventions such as therapy, counseling, and specialized support services. 

Grief counseling provides support and assistance to individuals who are experiencing the emotional and psychological impact of a significant loss, such as the death of a loved one. The counselor helps individuals navigate the grieving process, cope with their emotions, and find healthy ways to remember and honor the person they have lost. 

Family counseling is a form of therapy that focuses on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and strengthening relationships within a family system. It addresses various issues that may affect family dynamics, such as marital problems, parent-child conflicts, or major life transitions, and aims to foster healthier patterns of interaction and mutual understanding among family members. 

Smoking cessation refers to the process of quitting smoking and overcoming nicotine addiction. It often involves a combination of counseling, behavioral interventions, and medication to help individuals develop strategies for managing cravings, addressing withdrawal symptoms, and maintaining long-term abstinence from smoking. 

It’s the process of quitting the use of tobacco products or pan (a mixture of betel nut and other ingredients). It involves interventions such as counseling, nicotine replacement therapy, and behavioral support to help individuals overcome their addiction to tobacco or pan. 

Drug de-addiction focuses on helping individuals overcome their dependence on drugs and achieve recovery. It involves a combination of medical interventions, counseling, support groups, and rehabilitation programs to address the physical, psychological, and social aspects of drug addiction. 

This is the excessive and compulsive use of video games, leading to negative consequences in various areas of life. Treatment for gaming addiction typically involves therapy, behavioral interventions, and support systems to help individuals regain control and establish a healthy balance in their lives. 

Behavioral changes is the modifications in an individual’s actions, habits, or patterns of behavior. This can involve working with a therapist or counselor to identify and address problematic behaviors, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and cultivate positive habits and routines. 

Similar to gaming addiction, this also refers to excessive, compulsive, and problematic use of mobile devices and the internet, leading to negative impacts on various aspects of life. This can be overcome by counseling, behavioral therapy, setting boundaries, and developing healthier technology habits. 

Anxiety disorder is a mental health condition characterized by excessive and persistent feelings of worry, fear, and apprehension. The treatment involves therapy (such as cognitive-behavioral therapy) and may include medication to manage symptoms and help individuals regain control over their anxiety.

Phobia is an extreme and irrational fear of a specific object, situation, or activity. Phobia treatment often involves exposure therapy, cognitive-behavioral techniques, and relaxation exercises to help individuals gradually confront and overcome their fears. 

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder characterized by abnormal perceptions, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Treatment usually involves a combination of antipsychotic medication, therapy, and support services to manage symptoms, enhance functioning, and improve quality of life. 

This involves interventions and support aimed at helping individuals who engage in self-harming behaviors find healthier coping strategies and develop alternative ways to manage emotional distress. 

Stress management involves techniques, strategies, and interventions to help individuals cope with and reduce stress levels. It may include relaxation techniques, time management, healthy lifestyle changes, and therapy to develop effective stress management skills. 

Anger management focuses on helping individuals understand and manage their anger in healthy and constructive ways. It involves learning techniques to control anger, improve communication skills, and develop strategies for conflict resolution. 

Frequently Asked Question


What does a psychiatrist do?
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What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in mental health. They assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions using a combination of therapy, medication, and other therapeutic techniques.

What are common mental health conditions treated by psychiatrists?

Common conditions include depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and eating disorders, among others.

How do I know if I need to see a psychiatrist?

If you are experiencing persistent emotional or mental health symptoms that interfere with your daily life, it’s a good idea to seek a psychiatric evaluation. Common signs include changes in mood, behavior, sleep patterns, and thought processes.

What can I expect during a psychiatric evaluation?

During an evaluation, the psychiatrist will ask about your symptoms, medical history, and personal circumstances to make a diagnosis and treatment plan.

Is psychiatric treatment effective?

Many mental health conditions are highly treatable. Treatment success depends on various factors, including the individual’s willingness to participate in therapy and adhere to medication regimens.

Are psychiatric medications safe?

Psychiatric medications can be safe and effective when prescribed and monitored by a qualified psychiatrist. Potential side effects and risks should be discussed with your doctor.

How long does psychiatric treatment take?

The duration of treatment varies depending on the condition and individual. Some conditions may require short-term treatment, while others may require ongoing therapy and support.

What kind of insurance is accepted at Newgen Hospital?

NewGen speciality Hospital has healthcare tie-ups with all the major healthcare insurance providers, including HDFC ERGO Health Insurance, Star Health & Allied Insurance Co. Ltd., ICICI Lombard, ICICI Prudential, Apollo Munich Health Insurance, Max Bupa Health Insurance, and more. Click here to check the list of healthcare insurance providers