Psychiatric Illness

Psychiatric illness is a range of mental health conditions that affect a person's mood, thinking, and behavior. Some of the examples are depression, anxiety, eating disorder, and schizophrenia. Psychiatric illness can be managed with medication and talk therapy.

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Why does my mom's behavior change every minute?

Query: Hi doctor, Myself and my wife are stressed by my mom's behavior. She keeps changing every single minute and fights with us for small matters. Kindly help me to resolve this.  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a common situation, but the causes can be varied. First what I need to know is that whether this is a recent change or has been her nature since early years. Both would mean differing lines of management. Interpersonal relationships and communication are complex a...  Read Full »

Can I use Paroxetine for bipolar II disorder, anxiety disorder, and agoraphobia?

Query: Hello, I'm looking and would like to discuss my treatment options for my conditions. I've bipolar disorder II, social and generalised anxiety disorders, panic attacks and agoraphobia due to it. In past, I used escitalopram, venlafaxine, fluoxetine, sertraline, lithium, depakote, quetiapine,...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Psychiatrist

Answer: thank you for taking help from psychiatrist. you should continue medications on which you are stable at present. 1)duloxetine may be good option for you. it does not increases blood pressure. 2)tablet escitalopram takes around 4 weeks for full effect after starting medications. 3) yup,prozac can dec...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for peripheral vision problems.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from peripheral vision for the past one year. I cannot control my peripheral vision by ignoring the people just beside my main vision. It is much wider than foveal vision and it seems like I am staring the person. Please help me to resolve this.  Read Full »


Dr. Anand

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is very rare and can happen both in neurological and retinal problems. Can you give more details about the problem? How it started and what is the duration? Do you have any history of injury? How old are you? Are you using any glasses? What is the vision? Please sen...  Read Full »

Is it possible for a person with psychiatric problem to enjoy married life?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about one of my relatives. She may have some psychiatric problems. First she faced a problem in her life before 10 years. She believes in different sociology and culture. She has a fantasy of smoking, drinking and living together. She does not believe in marriage. She becom...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will summarize the clinically relevant aspects of her case. The illness started early around the age of 17 years. It has not cleared completely until yet and she has not returned to her previous personality. The symptoms are suggestive of paranoid schizophrenia o...  Read Full »

Can hair stop growing and start thinning because of psychotic breakdowns?

Query: Hello, I am a 36 year old female, weight 110, height 5'4. I have been diagnosed with GAD and agoraphobia. My symptoms are severe. I am writing to receive medical advice regarding my hair. I suffered a severe psychotic breakdown in October of 2017, and my hair stopped growing. It stayed exactly sho...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: hi sad to hear about your psychiatry problems but infact any stressful mental or physical condition of the body lead to to alteration in hair growth and thus hair thinning and hair fall so it is very important that first to treat your psychiatry condition do healthy exercises eat a balanced diet a...  Read Full »

My daughter is suffering from a strange allergy. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 13 years old. She is suffering from strange allergy since two years. It became very bad and affects her psychologically. It started when we changed our location before two years. I have consulted three doctors and all of them said it as strange and did not show response to a...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your concern and examined the given pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like dermatitis artefacta or striae distensae (stretch marks). Dermatitis artefacta is defined as the self-inflicted skin damage. Typical locations for the ...  Read Full »

How to control my partner's extreme anxiety episodes?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner has spells that are occurring more frequently and I am really worried. The symptoms start with extreme anxiety and the need to get away and also sometimes dejavu. Followed by numbness mostly just one side of his face and body, but also total body once or twice. He says he can s...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditi Gupta Jha

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a severe case of anxiety and panic attack where patients think they have been paralysed with an unknown fear without them realising the problem or sometimes the fear. If your partner realises that he has a fear then he needs therapy. If he does not know the fear t...  Read Full »

My friend forgets her identity sometimes. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a friend suffering from identity confusion. She resorts to create several characters to identify what she is feeling. Each character has its one likes and dislikes and people it trusts. She usually has a smooth change in between characters, but this time the change is not going ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a rare psychiatric disorder in which individuals develop two or more personalities in their life. Identity of one personality is usually not known by other and the disorder is not commonly seen and difficult to diagnose. She is s...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of inferiority complex?

Query: Hello doctor, What are the signs of having an inferiority complex? What is it? Why do some people have it? What are some signs someone may have an inferiority complex?  Read Full »


Dr. Mehwish Mursaleen

Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Inferiority or superiority complex is a term derived from a psychoanalytic perspective in psychology. It is an underlying feeling in a person that one is inferior to others and is inadequate to flourish in life areas. Inferiority complex is developed in people who h...  Read Full »

How to control overactive imagination?

Query: Hello doctor, From more than a year, I have been facing mental health issues. It started with anxiety about developing schizophrenia and feeling detached from things. Since then, I often get periods of extreme anxiety, involuntary mental images of memories, imagination, dreams, and distorted memorie...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Psychiatrist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears that you are having OCD(obsessive-compulsive disorder). Yes, all of your symptoms can be seen in it. The main problem is that you do not have control over your thoughts, that is why imagery and other ruminations occur. The extreme ...  Read Full »

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