Dr. Anand Kumar
Psychiatry is a branch of Apollo Hospital Muscat is devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptation related to mood, behavior, cognition, thought and perceptions. High levels of stress, traumatic events, maladaptive personality, poor coping skills and family history of psychiatric illness can lead to psychiatric disorders.
In recent decades Stress has become an integral part of every person’s life. It has been clearly observed that persistent stress can lead to a multitude of physical and mental health issues. Stress can precipitate and worsen medical illness. Chronic Stress can lead to major psychiatric problems including depression,anxiety and substance addiction. Hence stress can directly affect a person’s quality of life
Dr. Anand Kumar is a specialist psychiatrist with over 8 years’ experience. He has worked extensively in private psychiatry settings in renowned PG Accredited hospitals in India. He has expertise in psycho pharmacology (Medications for psychiatric illness) and therapies/counselling. He is an active public speaker and strives to reduce the stigma associated with psychiatric illness and create awareness .
Dr. Anand Kumar has had experience in treating psychiatric illness like Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Psychosis, Substance addiction in Adults. He has experience in treating psychiatric issues in children including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, school refusal, diagnosing intellectual problems/ learning disabilities. Treatment of other childhood disorders like psychotic illness and mood disorders have also been part of his repertoire.
He has experience in diagnosing and treating psychiatric illness in the elderly including Dementia with behavioral problems, late onset psychosis and geriatric depression. Psychiatric illness can also bidirectional with other medical problems including diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, cardiac problems and hypothyroidism.