The consultation of Psychiatry is the responsibility of Dr. Paulo Lima, specialist in Psychiatry.
The Consultation of Psychiatry is the specialty of Medicine that deals with the prevention, care, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the different forms of mental suffering, whether organic or functional, with severe psychological manifestations. Examples are depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, dementia, and anxiety disorders. The main goal is relief from suffering and psychic well-being.
For this, it is necessary a complete evaluation of the patient, with biological, psychological and cultural perspectives, among others. A psychic disease or problem can be treated with various drugs or therapies, such as psychotherapy, a practice with a long tradition of treatment. Psychiatric evaluation involves the clinical history and the examination of the mental state.