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Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

In the past, the subjects of psychiatry and mental illness were surrounded by mystery and fear. Today, we have made tremendous progress in our understanding of mental illnesses and in our ability to offer effective treatments. However, questions about mental illness often go unanswered and stand in the way of people receiving help.

A person with one or more of the following symptoms should be evaluated by a psychiatrist as soon as possible:

  • Marked personality change
  • Inability to cope with problems and daily activities
  • Strange ideas
  • Excessive worries
  • Prolonged depression and apathy
  • Marked changes in eating or sleeping patterns
  • Extreme highs and lows
  • Abuse of alcohol or drugs
  • Excessive anger, hostility or violent behavior
  • A person who is thinking or talking about suicide or homicide should seek help immediately.



Dr. VENKATESHWARAN (Mon – Sat, 10AM – 2PM)