Psychiatrist is a trained medical doctor who is M.B.B.S. with additional post graduate degree in Psychiatry.

Clinical Psychologists are licensed M.Phil. holder under RCI-Rehabilitation Council of India. They are trained to deal with problems related to emotions, thoughts and behavior with help of various psychotherapeutic approaches.


This is also one of the common myth. The doses and duration of the medication varies with the diagnosis, severity, duration of symptoms and comorbid conditions.


Shock treatment is misnomer. It is a brain stimulation method helpful in dealing with violent, aggressive and suicidal patients. Nowadays other brain stimulation techniques like RTMS & TDCS are also available.


Yes. As 80% of the sexual problems have psychological origin. Which needs to be treated by psychiatrist.