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Best Doctors for Depression in Adults Treatment in Hyderabad

142 Doctors for Depression in Adults Treatment found

Dr. Rajesh - Psychiatrist

Dr. Rajesh

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Nithin Kondapuram - Psychiatrist

Dr. Nithin Kondapuram

MBBS, DPM, M Sc ( Neuro Psychiatric Epidemiology)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Siva Anoop Yella - Psychiatrist

Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Vikram Akavaram - Psychiatrist

Dr. Vikram Akavaram

MBBS, DPM, FIPS

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Virinchi Sharma - Psychiatrist

Dr. Virinchi Sharma

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. G. Vishnu - Psychiatrist

Dr. G. Vishnu

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Kancharla Suresh Reddy - Psychiatrist

Dr. Kancharla Suresh Reddy

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Anitha Rayirala - Psychiatrist

Dr. Anitha Rayirala

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. K.Sudha Rani - Psychiatrist

Dr. K.Sudha Rani

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Adi Pratyusha - Psychiatrist

Dr. Adi Pratyusha

MBBS, DPM

Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Prathyusha Mikkilineni - Psychiatrist

Dr. Prathyusha Mikkilineni

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. M Ragini - Psychiatrist

Dr. M Ragini

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Praveen Sadananda Gopan - Psychiatrist

Dr. Praveen Sadananda Gopan

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), MBA

Psychiatrist

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Dr. M.Gowri Devi - Psychiatrist

Dr. M.Gowri Devi

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Ramana Cherukuri - Psychiatrist

Dr. Ramana Cherukuri

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), DPM

Psychiatrist

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It is a mood disorder that causes a state of persistant sadness and a loss of interest in all actvities including those that were previously of inerest or pleasure leading to a reduced quality of life.

The best doctors for depression treatment in adults are psychiatrists. They have the relevant knowledge and experience to evaluate and identify the mental health problems, and prescribe medical and psychotherapy for its treatment and management to restore the individual's mental well being.

There are many different types and classifications of depression and some of them include clinical depression, persistent depressive disorder, seasonal affective disorder, atypical depression, depressive disorders due to medical conditions, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, prenatal depression, postpartum depression, disruptive mood regulation disorders, etc.

The treatment for depression that is given by a doctor will depend on the type of depression present, its severity, and the overall health of the individual. It can include medications such as SSRIs, SNRIs, MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants, and psychotherapy in the form of cognitive stimulation therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, occupational therapy, group therapy, etc., and some procedures like ECT or TMS, and advice on lifestyle modifications.

Depression symptoms in adults include:

  • Feeling of sadness that persists
  • Hopelessness
  • Mood changes such as frustration
  • Irritability
  • Loss of interest in previously pleasurable activities and normal activities
  • Sleep troubles
  • Either low appetite or excessive eating, 
  • Lethargy
  • Suicidal thoughts and tendencies
  • Being fixated on past failures and losses etc.

The exact cause of depression is not clearly understood but certain factors such as altered physical structure of the brain, altered neurotransmitter activity in the brain, genetic factors, and hormonal changes can result in the development of depression.

Psychiatrists with the help of a medical history, clinical evalulation, psychiatric evaluation which includes evaluation of feelings, thoughts, and behavior patterns, blood tests to rule out a physical cause, and they will finally base their diagnosis on DSM -5 guidelines and criteria to confirm diagnosis.

The risk factors for depression can include: 

  • Critical and low esteem personality traits
  • Traumatic and stressful life events 
  • Recreational drug use
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Some medications
  • Chronic illnesses etc.

The complications that can arise from treatment of depression can include side effects of medications such as dizziness, sleep problems, nausea and vomiting, agitation, anxiety, general feeling of being unwell, etc.

There is no certain way to prevent depression, but measures can be taken to identify and address the problem at the very beginning so that complications can be prevented. Measures that can be taken include seeking help and support after a traumatic life event, avoiding keeping emotions bottled up and speaking to a counselor, friends, or family, seeking medical help when there are chronic illnesses and following medical advice to lead a better lifestyle, and avoiding stress.

It is advisable to seek the help of a depression specialist near you if the symptoms of depression are being experienced. The earlier medical help is sought, the easier it is to identify the problem and begin treatment to prevent long term complications.

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