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Dr Shyam Sundar K

5 years of experience
Dr. Shyam Sundar K is a psychiatrist with an MD degree in Psychiatry from the prestigious NIMHANS, Bangalore. He has a keen interest in clinical care, with a focus on both medical and psychosocial aspects. He personalizes care for client needs, uses therapy and skill-building endeavors for clients whenever required. After his MD, he went on to pursue DNB in Psychiatry. He won the National Level Dr. Sharadha Menon Gold Medal in DNB Psychiatry for the year 2022 Dr. Shyam treats patients with a variety of psychiatric conditions – sleep disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, related psychotic disorders, eating disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Child and adolescent psychiatric illnesses, and geriatric mental health issues like dementia. He also provides solutions for conditions like school refusal, exam stress, marital disharmony, relationship problems, and sexual dysfunctions. He is a specialist in addiction medicine and has obtained his Post Doctoral Fellowship in Addiction Medicine from NIMHANS, Bangalore. He treats patients with various addictions - both substance use and behavioral addictions like gambling disorder, internet addiction, etc. During his Senior residency and Fellowship, he helped hundreds of clients with addictive disorders, overcome their addiction. He also has an advanced certificate in sexual health and a certificate in managing learning disorders in children.
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Ahmedabad is the seventh-largest agglomeration in the country. Being so, it is no stranger to the hazards that have swamped the nation in recent years. From a global pandemic to humanitarian crises and economic downturns, the residents of this city have witnessed and fought through them all. All of this has certainly taken a toll on the mental and emotional well-being of the population.

However, the government is making its best efforts to ensure the well-being of the citizens. At present, the hospitals in Ahmedabad provide psychiatric care, especially as a part of long-term care for the mentally ill. Additional psychiatric beds are available in the psychiatry department of (government) teaching hospitals. In addition to the private hospitals in the city, teaching colleges sponsored by municipal corporations also have psychiatric beds. At the district level, the public health delivery system is made up of honorary psychiatrists who make two or three weekly visits to district hospitals.

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The National Health Survey reported that an average of 7% population was suffering from some form of mental disorder in 2015. Post-COVID, that number has risen to 15-20%. A study conducted by the Gujarat Psychological Intervention Helplines (GPHI) also reported that the city witnessed a surge in cases of panic attacks by 44%, depression by 27%, and adjustment issues by 23%. Overall, mental illnesses saw a rise of about 25%.

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