A brief intro to Psychiatrists
'Psychiatry' is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders including substance use disorders. They are qualified to assess both mental and physical aspects of a psychological issue. They are often consulted for issues such as panic attack, frightening hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, or hearing 'voices', they may also deal with depression, anxiety or issues affecting everyday life chores. Psychiatrists use variety of treatments including psychotherapy, medication, psychosocial intervention and treatments such as ECT.