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Dr. Manjula Rau

MBBS

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

31 Years Experience
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Dr. Manjula Rau is an experienced Psychiatrist in BTM Layout, Bangalore. She has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 31 years. She has completed MBBS . You can visit her at Northen Family Clinic in BTM Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Manjula Rau and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore University - 1987
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I am suffering from streaming problem When ever I want to speak in front of any one than my voice don't come out clear from tough This problem is last from 10-15 years So please guide me what should I do against if this problem.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user, welcome to lybrate. Stammering is" speaking with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words" or" say something with difficulty, repeating the initial letters of words and with sudden involuntary pauses" stammering could be due to two reasons. First reason is vocal cord misalignment. Second is psychological performance anxiety. First of all you should consult an ent specialist and evaluate your vocal chords. If there is problem, ent specialist will be able to correct it. If there is no problem with your vocal chords, the best option is stammer therapy. Take care.
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I have forget something sometimes. It's really dangerous situation. I am punished by the teacher for lesson. Please suggest me how can improve the memory power using the home materials.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Aditya, at your age, Memory problems like amnesia, dementia or Alzheimer's are not common. Many young people do complain having problems with memory. These problems are due to either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. You may contact a clinical psychologist or neurologist for memory test and further investigation. Take care.
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My friends suffering stiffness in joints and muscle of legs at morning not able to walk properly at morning. Family doctor diagnosis fibromyalgia? he also not sleep properly at night and also always he is in very depression about of his business. Pls advise some treatment.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My friends suffering stiffness in joints and muscle of legs at morning not able to walk properly at morning. Family d...
OK according ur condition do physiotherapy treatment and strength exercise after relief avoid long standing
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Hi Team, I am trying to quit smoking from past 2 to 3 months but I am not able to do that. I've been stopping it for 2 to 3 days but again I am pulling towards it. please suggest me better ways to stop it in any manner. Thanks & Regards, Harish☺

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
That is how it is for most people who want to quit. They rarely succeed in the first attempt. So you must persevere and you will definitely succeed. I don't know how you attempted it the last time but do use some of these methods recommended: You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact, these conditions can exist all through the day, unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact, it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.
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I am 27 year old. I have been suffering from highly acidity and gas problem from my early age to till now. Please suggest how can I cure? I always feel lazy n drowsy. High anxiety cause Afraid to go out from my home or to meet new people etc. This directly hampered to my personal n professional life too. What should I do do. Please suggest.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
I am 27 year old. I have been suffering from highly acidity and gas problem from my early age to till now. Please sug...
Change your lifestyle and food habits first Eat lots of veggies and fruits Cut down milk products and animal products drink lot of fluids exercised daily keep moving avoid sitting for long hours sleep for 8 hours go to a specialist doctor in General medicine and get checked up/. You need counselling for your anxiety.
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I am a 20 year old female in BDS 2nd year and I have not been able to do any good practicalwork. Due to this my self confidence has lowered and I beginning to think that I chose a wrong career option. What should I DO? PLS HELP.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Masters in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I am a 20 year old female in BDS 2nd year and I have not been able to do any good practicalwork. Due to this my self ...
HI lybrate-user you should be motivate yourself for your studies. Your moral can play a huge role for your successful studies. For proper understanding of your practicals take help from seniors or demand extra classes from your department. Be positive about your ability to succeed. Look forward to what you will learn, in order to keep up a positive attitude try to visualize the good things that will come to you by studying. Don't forget to reward yourself for achieving small goals by rewarding yourself you feel positive emotions and you will find yourself better prepared for your studies. All the Best.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time. Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time. Please...
You are going through extended grief reaction, which is normal after loss of a loved one. Time is the healer for the emotional and behavioral changes, however if your depression is severe enough to affect you in a significant manner, kindly consult a psychiatrist for short term antidepressant medication, depending on the complaints.
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Have Kids - 4 Ways You Can Rekindle Your Love Life!

MD, DYA, PGDCR
Ayurveda, Nashik
Have Kids - 4 Ways You Can Rekindle Your Love Life!

With kids entering the marriage scene, most couples end up in a routine that primarily revolves around the kids. The intimacy levels nosedive with no time, energy, or the privacy left for private moments. While some people just resign to it as normal course of marriage, others can get frustrated and even look for ways to please themselves outside marriage. The good news is that one need not lose hope. While taking care of children definitely comes as a responsibility, it need not take away all your pleasures of a married life. There can still be a good sexual relationship; all it requires is a little bit of planning and conscious attempts from both partners.

  1. Planned dates: Leave your baby with either a good friend of a family member (grandparents, uncles or aunts) and take some time out at least once a month. This gives you time away from the never-ending responsibility of kids. While you are assured that the child is safe with the short-term babysitter, you get complete private space and time to be with your partner. The wonders this can do are to be seen to be believed.
  2. Separate child’s bedroom: This not only gives you the required privacy, it also helps by instilling some good manners in the child. Early on in life, it knows that it has its own space and the parents, theirs. While there can be occasional days when the child can doze off to sleep with the parents, it has to spend the night in its own bed. With privacy being one of the main reasons for lack of parents, this will take care of it.
  3. Winding up early for the day: While the list of things to do never seems to end, you need to put a stop to it to say, that is all you can manage for the day. Going to bed tired and drained for the day is definitely not going to help your sex life. It is absolutely fine to leave a couple of things to do for tomorrow, so you can go to bed with some energy left for romance.
  4. Small talk, but not about the small ones: While kids do engulf your life, make a conscious attempt to talk about something else. It could be a movie or a book or something that happened in office or home, but not about the kids. This can pep you both up unbelievably and do wonders for rekindling the love in your life.

While kids definitely are the center of your lives, take some time out for yourselves. It works wonders for the relationship, making the other person feel important and loved, and of course, it is mutual.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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After death of my brother, I am feeling so much depressed and tense .every time I am thinking about him. I loose all my happiness and will for life. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
After death of my brother, I am feeling so much depressed and tense .every time I am thinking about him. I loose all ...
You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do calisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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My grandmother is suffering from dementia since last 2 years. Is there any treatment for dementia.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest your grandma to take tablet folvite twice a day for two months and revert back on completion
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