Journal of Psychiatry Research and Treatment is an international peer reviewed journal that works at the forefront of mental health research. The journal acts as a platform for the publication of latest research developments in the field of neuroscience and psychiatry. The main aim of the journal is to ensure the worldwide dispersal of advancements that may help in the advent of contemporary medical devices, tools and strategies required for the treatment and management of psychiatric disorders.
The journal specializes in the publication of scientific manuscripts that are based on distinctive as well as integrative aspects of molecular neurobiology, psychopharmacology, brain imaging and any/all tools and techniques relating to psychotherapy. In addition, the journal is resolved to work for the alleviation of the direct and indirect implications of clinical discrepancies and social stigma in the proper diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients suffering from neurocognitive deficits, addiction, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder and depression.
The Journal of Psychiatry Research and Treatment provides a common platform the exchange of information between psychiatrists, neurologists, physicians and researchers from across the world. All the articles submitted to the journal are subject to a rigorous double blind peer review process. Positive review from at least two independent reviewers and final approval of the editor-in-chief are mandatory for the acceptance and publication of manuscripts.
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Clinical Psychiatry: The branch of psychiatry that specialize in using clinical practices in the treatment of mental illnesses and disorders, including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders and addictions. In clinical psychiatry prescribe therapy and medicine according to patient’s needs. It commonly use four conceptual models- medical, psychologic, behavioral, and social.
Electroconvulsive therapy: ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) is a treatment that involves sending an electric current through the brain to trigger an epileptic seizure to relieve the symptoms of some mental health problem. An electrical current is passed through the brain to produce an epileptic fit – hence the name, electro-convulsive. On the face of it, this sounds odd. It is mainly used when if you have severe life- threatening depression, postnatal depression, it helpful in past and have asked to receive it again
Child Psychitary: It is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families. The child and adolescent psychiatrist then designs a treatment plan which considers all the components and discusses these recommendations with the child or adolescent and family. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families the advantages of a medical education, the medical traditions of professional ethics, and medical responsibility for providing comprehensive care. The child and adolescent psychiatrist uses the knowledge of biological, psychological, and social factors in working with patients. Initially, a comprehensive diagnostic examination is performed to evaluate the current problem with attention to its physical, genetic, developmental, emotional, cognitive, educational, family, peer, and social components.
Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy also called talk therapy because it uses talking, rather than medication. It can provide help with a range of problems, from depression and low self-esteem to addiction and family disputes. Anyone who is feeling overwhelmed by their problems and unable to cope may be able to benefit from psychotherapy. Psychotherapy can be used to help a range of people. The following feelings are signs that an individual might benefit from this type of therapy:
• Overwhelming feelings of sadness or helplessness.
• An inability to cope with everyday problems.
• Difficulty in concentrating on work or studies most of the time.
• Drinking too much, taking drugs, or being aggressive to an extent that is harming themselves or others.
Telemedicine: It is the use of telecommunication and information technology to provide clinical health care from a distance. It has been used to overcome distance barriers and to improve access to medical services that would often not be consistently available in distant rural communities. It is helpful in rural areas, where the shortage of healthcare providers had led to a lack of accessibility to both basic healthcare and speciality care. Through telemedicine, patients can get access to healthcare faster, which is a leading factor in improved patient engagement and better outcomes. The use of electronic information and communication technologies provide and support health care when distance separates the participants.
Social psychiatry: It is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the interpersonal and cultural context of mental disorder and mental wellbeing. Social psychiatry can be most effectively applied in helping to develop mental health promotion and prevent certain mental illnesses by educating individuals, families, and societies. It promot publication of scientific contributions concerned with all aspects of the epidemiology of psychiatric disorders - social, biological and genetic.
Global Mental Health: Global Mental Health supports bold ideas to improve treatments and expand access to care for mental disorders, through transformational, affordable and cost effective innovations that have the potential to be sustainable at scale. The field of ‘global mental health’ is still emerging, reflecting a movement of advocacy and associated research driven by an agenda to remedy longstanding treatment gaps and disparities in care, access, and capacity. But these efforts and goals are also driving a potential reframing of knowledge in powerful ways, and positioning a new disciplinary approach to mental health.
Author(s): Abraham Rudnick
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