Psychiatry - Further information
In the specialist search psychiatry, you will find specialists in psychiatry. You are suffering from schizophrenia, depression, panic attacks or claustrophobia, or need a specialist for psychiatry for the treatment of an obsessive-compulsive disorder? Here you will find selected specialists in psychiatry.
Specialist in psychiatry/psychiatrist
A psychiatrist is an expert on the prevention, diagnostics and therapy of mental disorders. The objective of the specialist in psychiatry is to decrease or cure psychic suffering and improve the quality of life of patients. A psychiatrist studies and treats pathological changes and disorders of the emotions, thought, or mood, drive, memory or experience and behaviour. The most frequent diseases in psychiatry include depression, manias, burnout syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorders, borderline disorders, schizophrenia, paranoia, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder in adults (ADHS), post-traumatic stress disorders and sleep disorders.
Psychiatrists have knowledge of diagnostic procedures and about disease-related pre- and post-diagnostic treatment. To become a specialist in psychiatry, a physician must complete five years of postgraduate training.
Therapeutic range of services of psychiatry
The therapeutic range of services of psychiatry includes, among other things, withdrawal from addictions (alcohol, drugs, smoking/nicotine), psychotraumatology, talk therapy, psychotic disorders, psychoanalysis, behavioural therapy, art therapy, sports therapy and light therapy.