Frequently Asked Questions about Psychiatry
Psychiatry FAQ in Torrance, Southbay, Westside
Q: What is Psychiatry?
A: Psychiatry is the medical division responsible for dealing with different mental and behavioral conditions. Psychiatrists are trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent mental disorders, which may also include drug abuse.
Q: Why should I see a psychiatrist?
A: Various mental disorders are becoming more common. One in every 20 children in America suffers from ADHD alone, and more suffering from various disorders. Unfortunately, up to this date, many people suffering from these mental /behavioral disorders are still unaware, and for this reason, it is highly recommended for any person with potential disorder to seek psychiatric help.
Q: What conditions do you treat?
A: A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Our Psychiatry specialist, Dr. Mohan Nair is highly trained to treat the following conditions:
- Anxiety Disorders
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Dissociative Disorders
- Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
- Eating Disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Panic Disorder
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Schizoaffective Disorder
- Seasonal Affective Disorder
- Tourette’s Syndrome
Learn more about Pacific Pain & Wellness Group’s Pain Management and psychiatry and treatments we provide.