Psychiatry is a branch of medicine which deals with identifying the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders.
Psychiatric interview it is the basic diagnosis technique in psychiatry. During psychiatric interview the doctor discover and defines particular aspects about patient's life using DSM-IV diagnostic criteria (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). Cognitive status examination, neuropsychiatric testing, common laboratory tests and medical imaging help to emphasis the causes of mental disorder.
Psychical disorders can be structured in : affective disorders (major depression, bipolar disorder), cognitive disorders (multi-infarct dementia, Alzheimer dementia, delirium), anxiety (panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disease), personality disorders, psychotic disturbances, (schizophrenia), substances dependence (drugs, alcohol, tobacco).
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Psychiatry Senior Specialist
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