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Dr. Bashyam

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist, Chennai

50 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
Dr. Bashyam MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry Psychiatrist, Chennai
50 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Bashyam is a popular Psychiatrist in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 50 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. Doctor studied and completed MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry. You can meet Dr. Bashyam personally at Billroth Hospitals in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Bashyam on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Chengalpattu Medical College - 1966
Diploma in Psychological Medicine - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1974
MD - Psychiatry - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1978
Awards and Recognitions
Best doctor award by The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
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Tamilnadu Medical Council

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My mom is 68 yrs n has memory loss she can't remember thing of recent past long term memory fine pl advice on tests thanks.

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She needs to get her mental status evaluated by a psychiatrist/family doctor. In case of any mishap, a ct brain can be done.
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What is difference between depression & schizophrenia. Whether they are curable or not.

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Depression is a state of mind, wherein a person feels low, sad and worthless for more than 2 - 3 weeks. The person loses interest in eating, daily activities, does not bother about personal hygiene, keeps crying, talks and thinks about suicide etc. There are a number of reasons that can cause depression. Depression is treatable with the help of medication and counselling. Schizophrenia is a mental condition in which the person loses touch with reality, may hear voices, have delusions, may have compulsive thoughts, may become aggressive sometimes, become suspicious all the time, may become suicidall etc. This is a more serious condition. The patient needs to be under medication life long. Psychotherapy along with medication, helps. If the schizophrenia is defected early and if the medication and therapy starts early, then the person can be given some occupational therapy and may learn to earn his/her living. Depression is curable in most cases. Schizophrenia is not curable, it has to be managed with life long medication and therapy.
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Sir actually kuch dino se study ni ho pa rhi h padhne me man ni lgta.

M.D,Psychiatry
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Do meditation, spend some time with studious students. Discuss with them start with your interesting subject.

Hello Doctor my mother has a mania problem which made a fall in her confidence and will power too. Now she became more in fear for everything to touch to start to take or to have to buy to use. As she knows that whatever she does is wrong and not to do it but still she continues because she don't have any control on her feelings and thoughts like before. For this she has lost so many Kgs or weight her present weight became 35 to 40 only her age is now 56 means she just look like a skeleton only after this problem. Prescribe me the best homeopathic medicine ever. Which will give her help her to overcome from tensions, scares, non-stop unmeaningfull thoughts, and get back her confidence and will power. That is the two thing she needs and wants the most. Kindly help her to get the normal life like before. Thanking you.Please tell.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
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Hello Doctor my mother has a mania problem which made a fall in her confidence and will power too. Now she became mor...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of larch + 3 drops of cherry plum + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of aspen + 3 drops of chicory. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach.

How can I overcome stress and strain after completion of my examination and at the time of releasing results.

Advance Course in Neuro linguistic Programming, Diploma In Dyslexic Studies, Masters In Psychological Counselling
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How can I overcome stress and strain after completion of my examination and at the time of releasing results.
It is a natural phenomena to experience results anxiety. First it is important to identify the real reason of stress. The real reason often is different. Second you need to think rationally about its validity. Remember emotions are always valid but reasons are not. Keeping your self busy will be helpful in freeing your self from the nagging unwanted thought. As the saying goes" keeping busy got me better" keep a second line of action ready towards your career plan. A healthy schedule that includes exercise wld be helpful.

I met with an accident 2 years ago. I lost my both legs in that accident. Since then I am suffering from depression. Is there a way I can come out of all this nd a happy life.

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I met with an accident 2 years ago. I lost my both legs in that accident. Since then I am suffering from depression. ...
Hi lybrate-user, what you are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, stress which ensues after a trauma in your case accident. We can not reverse the damage but we have to live and so why not live gracefully accepting how we are and be positive. That's the most you can do. Psychotherapy will help you immensely. Share and get treatment in the form of counseling/therapy. On assessment if depression is there, medication can be advised consult with me for same. All the best.

I smokes a lot, around 10 cigarettes a day. Now I am being very conscious about it. So please tell me what should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
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Dear Lybrate-user, it is good that you wants to stop smoking, we are destroying our health by smoking normal human takes oxygen into lungs 12 -15 times per minute (12 - 15 breaths) Lungs mixes oxygen in our blood and it purifies our blood, by smoking we are mixing not only oxygen adding and mixing bad elements like Nicotine etc. In Oxygen, that spoils our blood and our body organs like Lungs, Heart, kidney etc… How to quit: By willingness and willpower" where there is a will there is a way" Reduce one by one day by day.

Sir I Want to Know the effect of weed? And want to Quit Smoking because want to improve gastrointestinal what should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
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When you stop it will improve a lot of better things than gastrointestinal problems. It is a good decision you have made and now it is important to implement it. Marijuana has varied findings and claims, many of which are dubious, and some for medicinal uses that are authentic. But each person reacts differently to these substances and you definitely sound like someone who is not reacting well. These drugs can precipitate underlying anxiety, quite innocuously. In the meantime, you must go on a regular exercise program, eat well and sleep well. A personality course will certainly help. Do Yoga and meditation too. If the addiction is in any way covering up some deep-rooted pain, you need to work on that and clear that out of your system. I hope you are aware that people who are addicted are often spiritually bankrupt. It would be wise for you to touch base with your faith and turn to some spiritual exercises to reform your path on the right track. I am sure it will help. Do not delay any action by denial: a typical reaction of all addicts. It comes in the form of over-confidence, some arrogance, and denying the existence of any problem. Stopping weed is like any other habit like smoking and has to be done immediately, promptly, and abruptly. When quitting, you must take one day at a time. 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 and the high you get from the weed. 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 weed to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. Though there are contravening information percolating from researchers of various kinds expounding its benefits. 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 chewing gum. 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, even though you are into weed. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers of weed and cigarettes 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 refill, 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.
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How to reduce stress?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
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Dear, stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the? fight-or-flight? response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as? acute stress? can be exciting? it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or? chronic stress? can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. I need to know, what are the causes with which you are stressed? once you know the reason, you will be able to adjust with it with some tips and tricks. Please let me know the details. Take care.

I am bound with negativity thought I have a long and caring family and no such disease I'm not able to move on in my life. This leads me to a great depression which affects my Health and family environment.

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I am bound with negativity thought I have a long and caring family and no such disease I'm not able to move on in my ...
Hello, u, miss proper care, even your will is not fulfilled causing dissatisfaction resulting depression. Relax! * go for meditation to reduce your stress, depression and anxiety, * take, plenty of water to accelerate metabolic action to avoid gastric disorder which may cause negative feelings. * go for gardening, marketing, meeting your friends, do some creative work to over come depression. *homoeo-medicine* @ ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ sepia 200- 6 pills, at bed time. Report, wkly.
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I have taken multiple (4 to 5) online tests which shows I have moderate BPD. I feel I do please help.

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I have taken multiple (4 to 5) online tests which shows I have moderate BPD. I feel I do please help.
Dear user, BPD is a personality disorder where a person is emotionally unstable and lacks any long lasting relationships. There feelings of emptiness, with frequent mood fluctuations, and lack of persistent goals in life. Person is impulsive with threatening behaviors often displayed towards others or self. There are feelings of guilt and depression. Suicidal or self-harm behaviors are also present. Many other behaviors may be present, chief problem lies with trusting others and believing in self/others. These behaviors need to be assessed by a trained professional for the presence of any disordered condition. As you can see, many of these behaviors are sometimes present in most of us at some point of time in our life, which may be due to different reasons. BPD is a clinical disorder and needs professional diagnosis to reach to any conclusion. Online tests may be there to help you identify those behaviors which may qualify to be part of BPD but one should not believe in online tests which don't have any credibility. You have not mentioned names of any such sites from where you have self-diagnosed yourself. Self-diagnosis is a dangerous attempt, in case of psychiatric disorders specially. This may put a wrong perception in you about your distressing mental condition and you may start feeling more helpless. Its better you visit a psychiatrist or a clinical psychologist for an appropriate diagnosis. There are psychiatric interviews which are specifically designed to diagnose personality disorders. You may get one and see which one you have, in fact you have to first check whether you have any BPD or other disorder or not. So try not to self-diagnose yourself and consult a specialist. There are good therapies that help BPD patients. BPD people respond best to psychotherapies, specially DBT.
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My father is 89 yrs old and wt 95 kgs. on 30 dec he underwent for hip replacement surgery . he is a patient of alzeimeric dementia and some times becomes very aggressive. during his hospitalisation his left buttock's apx 2*3i nch epidermal portion was eroded after fungal infection which is still not healed what should i do for its healing and his normal walk and gait

MD - Psychiatry
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Consult a dermetologist because he is quiet old his immunity may be poor. His dementia will lead to lack of proper care for fungal infection and cleenliness so he will mneed local and systemic means oral anti fungal drugs.may be for a little longer duration. Take care of fungal lesion well otherwise it may spread to nails and other body parts because of itching. dont wait to consult.

I am 22 years old male having a problem of anexity for nearly 3 or 4 years.My mind is always full of random thaughts which doesnot really exist.Concentration ability is nearly zero.Always drown in thaughts of future and get anexious.When i sit for study my eyes are on books but not mind so unable to study.Nowadays i use to avoid the work that need thinking whether it is calculation work or something which require concentration.It seems day by day i am loosing my thinking ability and memory loss.This time it ssems that i am not for any worth and will be mad in coming days.I also have habbit of nail biting,lips biting ,.etc Please suggest me any treatment to come out of this.I am feeling helpless.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MA - Psychology
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Initially, we need to know what thoughts are running in mind. What is it related to? you can pen down what is coming in mind to have clarity. second, when you feel thoughts are overpowering, leave everything aside and take a long walk, 20 mins or close your eyes and take deep breaths. focus should be on the breath. this will helps a lot. take proper sleep. further you can take up counseling and therapies for focus and building concentration.
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I am a 21yr old male and I am suddenly angry without no any reason. Why?

M.s Counselling Psychology, B.tech
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Anger is usually not the main emotion, so find out what brings the reaction of anger when it happens next time.

Sir hamko raat mai nind nahi aati hai kyonki mai kuch sochta rahta hu or jiske chalte aankh lal rahta hai pleace sir iska koi upay bataye ?

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
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Dear, obsessive thinking could be the main cause for your lack of sleep. You must be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder. Not a mental disease. Therefore no medicines are required. Mental disorder can be successfully treated with the help of awareness, meditation, psychotherapy techniques, life style changes etc. I think two or three counseling sessions and psycho therapy techniques should solve your problem. Let me know if you are willing to undergo counseling sessions and tailor made psycho therapy through mobile. Take care.
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I have a memory recall problem. I can't remember things which I have studied yesterday. I have a very poor brain. I can't even what I have eaten yesterday and if I try to remember I brain becomes drained out and I can't even concentrate on the present. My head starts paining whenever I try to remember things.

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
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I have a memory recall problem. I can't remember things which I have studied yesterday. I have a very poor brain. I c...
Dear lybrate user, welcome to lybrate. 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. Take care.
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I am 16 years old male and I get headaches almost daily since school reopened. During my vacation I was at home and didn't get any headaches. But when I started going to school, I get headaches almost daily. The headache starts before the school ends and lasts for about 5-6 hours. I am tired of these headaches. I cannot concentrate on my studies due to it. Please suggest me what should I do to get rid of such headaches.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
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I am 16 years old male and I get headaches almost daily since school reopened. During my vacation I was at home and d...
Negative attitude towards school is the main reason of this problem. Negativity and feelling discomfort may cause for your head ache. When we are not good control of mind it may also caused for the internal problems. External conditions may also caused for internal problems. So do not feel negativity. Develop good and positive attitude towards school. Love the teacher. Develop interest on studies. Enjoy the good movements in school with your friends. Taste the new items. Feel every time positive. Ok best of luck.
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I am 20 yrs old female. I lose control on myself when I get angry. I started throwing things. This is happening with me from last few months. I dont know how can I cope with all.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
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If this has been happening only in the last few months, then look back and see what event had triggered this much of anger. If not, it is possible that a long pending anger is finally getting out with this degree of violence because it has piled-up so much that it is coming out in bits and pieces. In that case, there may be some unresolved issue in childhood that cumulatively is forcing itself out at this juncture because this is your late adolescence and the feeling cannot be contained any further due to the levels of testosterone. Meet with a counselor and discuss your past to find out the location and genesis of this anger and make some effort to resolve the same with that person. You do need others? help but a professional will be ideal. Your parents may know some things about your early childhood to throw some light. You could take them for the initial session to share their information with the counselor. The counselor will help you with anger management lessons and you will definitely feel better. You may also work out much of the anger with vigorous exercises, meditation and yoga. If it is too much and you are a spiritual person, you could hand over the anger to god and feel completely great. If you find that certain people have been responsible for this anger in you, you must learnt to forgive them for your own sake. You may not forget (because that takes a long time) but with forgiveness you could move on with your life and live peacefully. Currently your acting anger out in this manner will get you into trouble with all and sundry and you will lose friends and companions. You will become a loner too, and may at some point become depressed. Your youth is in your favor and if you are cooperative, this can be done and dusted soon.

My wife is going through depression problem. Her age is 28 years. Please suggest what can be done.

B.A. Hons . Psychology, MA Psychological Counseling, EDM Psychological Counseling, Trauma Specialist, MPhil Clincal Psychology
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My wife is going through depression problem. Her age is 28 years. Please suggest what can be done.
Dear Lybrate user, Depression involves feelings of helplessness, hopelessness and worthlessness about the self, world and future. There is also a distinct lack of interest in activities that were once enjoyable and there might also be changes in sleeping and eating habits. If you notice any of these in your wife, then I suggest you consult a clinical psychologist who will be able to help you and your wife cope with the symptoms effectively.

I'm feeling very depressed because of the people's behavior around me. They are ignoring me and not concentrating to what I'm saying. Basically everyone will enjoy my partnership at the starting of the relationship/friendship but later on they are not giving value to me just because of my strict behavior.

Ph. D - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology
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I'm feeling very depressed because of the people's behavior around me. They are ignoring me and not concentrating to ...
Change your perception. Think from both the angles i.e. Your perspective and friends perspective. May be they are not ignoring you but your own prejudgement about someone is bringing change in your behaviour and leads to change in others behaviour too. Work on yourself.
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