Child Psychiatrist in Pune

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Child Psychology

Practising in the field of child psychiatry in Mumbai, have noticed many psychological problems which can be seen in children.

Children can suffer from the following psychiatric illnesses:

Anxiety disorders:

Children with anxiety disorders respond to certain things or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety (nervousness), such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating.They may refuse to interact with other children or avoid going to school.

Disruptive behavior disorders:

Children with these disorders tend to defy rules and often are disruptive in structured environments, such as school.

Pervasive development disorders:

Refers to a group of conditions that involve delays in the development of many basic skills, most notably the ability to socialize with others, to communicate, and to use imagination. Children with these disorders are confused in their thinking and generally have problems understanding the world around them.

Eating disorders:

Eating disorders involve intense emotions and attitudes, as well as unusual behaviors, associated with weight and/or food.

Elimination disorders:

These disorders affect behavior related to the elimination of body wastes (feces and urine).

Mood disorders: 

These disorders involve persistent feelings of sadness and/or rapidly changing moods. Depression is very common in children and often ignored. It can at times lead to suicide in children and adolescents.

Schizophrenia 

This is a serious disorder that involves distorted perceptions and thoughts.

Tic disorders :

These disorders cause a person to perform repeated, sudden, involuntary and often meaningless movements and sounds, called tics.

ADHD :

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental-health condition that has characteristics of difficulty concentrating, controlling impulses, and/or excessive activity.

Our Speciality

Psychological Counselling

Child Psychology

De-Addiction

Relationship Counselling

Depression Treatment

Psychiatric Disorder

OPENING HOURS

Tilak Road O.P.D

Morning Time
Mon-Thu & Sat-Sun  10:00 AM – 01:30 PM
Evening Time
Mon-Sun  04:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Camp O.P.D

Wed-Fri     02:00 PM – 4:00 PM

KEM Hospital O.P.D

Friday   09:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Chiplun Visit- I st Sunday Of every Month.

Khed Visit- I st Monday/Tuesday Of every Month.

Symptoms of Mental Illness in Children

Children’s symptoms vary depending on the type of mental illness, but some of the general symptoms could be seen as :

Changes in school performance, such as poor grades despite good efforts

Abuse of drugs and/or alcohol

Inability to deal with daily problems and activities

Changes in sleeping and/or eating habits

Excessive complaints of physical ailments

Defying parents or teachers, skipping school, stealing, or damaging property

Intense fear of gaining weight

Persistent negative moods, often accompanied by poor appetite and thoughts of death

Anger outbursts

Loss of interest in friends and activities they usually enjoy

Significant increase in time spent alone

Excessive worrying or anxiety

Hyperactivity

Persistent nightmares or night terrors

Persistent disobedience or aggressive behavior

Frequent temper tantrums

Hearing voices inaudible to others or seeing things that are nonexistent

Child Psychiatrist in Pune - Dr. Niket Kasar
Child Psychiatrist in Pune - Dr. Niket Kasar
Treatment Process

Any child psychiatrist would treat children having psychological problems by,

1. Psychological assessment by Psychological Testing

2. Medical testing

3. Medication

Appropriate to child’s age and condition

4. Psychotherapies / Counselling

Child Psychiatrist in Pune - Dr. Niket Kasar