Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
Across all age groups people visiting doctors with unspecific physical symptoms are often found to be suffering from psychiatric disorders. Anxiety disorders are most frequent followed by symptoms arising from misuse of alcohol and drugs. Mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorders) come next, while cases of obsessional disorders and schizophrenia, though still rare, are alarmingly on the rise. Dementia and other cognitive disorders are also becoming a part of our life with increasing age of survival and rising levels of stress