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Dr. Veena Kapoor  - Psychiatrist, Delhi

Dr. Veena Kapoor

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist, Delhi

53 Years Experience  ·  700 - 2000 at clinic
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Dr. Veena Kapoor is a renowned Psychiatrist in Greater Kailash, Delhi. She has over 53 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. She studied and completed MBBS, MD - Psychiatry . She is currently practising at Samvedna Psychiatric Klinic in Greater Kailash, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Veena Kapoor on has a number of highly qualified Psychiatrists in India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 38 years of experience on You can find Psychiatrists online in Delhi and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - Delhi University - 1965
MD - Psychiatry - Delhi University - 1967
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Hi, My question is regarding my nephew's who is 10 year old, he has much slow growth n slow learner physically little bit weak but normal but main problem is he is not able to speak properly and he have reading writing problems as well he is also not showing interest in going to school or learn something, he failed at 1st std, due to his speak problem he doesn't express himself he always kept quiet try to busy himself on Mobile or tv. As soon as he is growing his internal frustration is increasing now he used to shout and showing much anger and showing his frustration also not eat properly also he has no friends We are much worried about his behavior, from last 2 year he is undergoing for speech therapy, so he can speak little bit now but not as clear to understand. Earlier we thought he only have speak problem but now I thought the problem is something different and serious he is only 10 year old who is not able to speak not able to express himself no friends not able to read or write something and showing his internal frustration. Some time we not able to understand what he wants and what he thinks what in his mind? So my humble request to you based on above point can you please try to diagnose the exact problem or suggest us what could be the problem and also suggest some treatment or solutions so that we can start treatment asap accordingly We know we are already too late but still we have time so we will try to make his and his parents life better I am awaiting for your reply Thanks,

Masters in Psychology
Psychologist, Gurgaon
There are detailed tests and observations done before making a diagnosis. I highly recommend you to consult a proper clinical psychologist for a formal diagnosis. Once the diagnosis is clear, preparing a course of treatment will be easy and much better.
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Hello Doctor, I am 28 yr, F. How to get rid of anxiety and nervousness and be at peace naturally? Please guide me,

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello Doctor,
I am 28 yr, F.
How to get rid of anxiety and nervousness and be at peace naturally? Please guide me,
You have not been dealing with your fears for a long time, perhaps. All unexpressed feelings will find some other way of expressing itself in the body. These will lead to psychological problems of various kinds. You need to be trained in dealing with emotions and retain it as an ongoing process in life. Meet a counselor and get some guidance in this regard. In the meantime, please follow an exercise regiment, eat well and keep good company. Make your last meal, as far as possible, a pure carbohydrate meal. Eat early and make it a small meal too. Avoid all foods that cause flatulence. Sleep on your left ear most of the night. Every time you feel fear talk to someone about it. Do some deep breathing, with your left nostril shut, and you will immediately calm down. If it gets too much, place your index finger on your shut lips and puff up your cheeks tightly with air and hold it for some time. The back pressure of the air will press the vagus nerve at the rear of the throat and immediately reduce the heart rate to calm you down. If it is worse, please visit a counselor and if that person advises then meet with a psychiatrist too. If this is a recent phenomenon, you could just do all of the recommendations suggested below too. If the fear is more from childhood, you will need to work with a counselor. The counselor will help you see what are the things frightening you, and why now. Sometimes a recent event may have triggered what was lurking under the surface for a long time. That too must be identified and dealt with. In that case you may be taking normal fear and converting it into abnormal fear like anxiety and so on. Any way what you need to focus on is to do vigorous exercise of the aerobic kind for the heart’s fitness; meditation for the brain’s fitness; sleep for a well rested mind and body; and a diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Emotionally you need the help of a counselor and that will help you tremendously to move from anxiety to normal fear. Vigorous exercise, especially of the callisthenic kind, will make your heart, which is a muscle, grow larger; and then your heart will need to beat less often and you will respond to the anxiety with a calmer disposition. If your mind, constitution, and your emotions are in check and fit, you will never be disturbed again. The earlier you tackle this, the easier it is going to be.
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I lost somebody close last month and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time. Pls help me doctor.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
I lost somebody close last month and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time. Pls h...
Hello. I am sorry for your loss. No one but you can understand the pain you are going through. It is natural to feel low following the loss of someone close. If grief overtakes your aspects of life like appetite, sleep, work, social life and other aspects then it is worrisome. You can consider first to speak with a friend or a family member. Opening up always helps. However, if this continues, and worsens, please see a psychiatrist for GRIEF COUNSELLING. Remember that both sweet and bitter memories may be there about the person, but its important to embrace them and slowly move on keeping the positive memories in mind.
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I am a 17 years old boy. I have many mental problems. I am a boy who want to be a girl like my sister. I am a transvestite. Did anything wrong in this. Can I continue wearing my sister's clothes. No one knows about this. What should I do now?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am a 17 years old boy. I have many mental problems. I am a boy who want to be a girl like my sister. I am a transve...
Hi, Take homoeo medicine: @ Ignatia30-6 pills, thrice a day. Go for meditation to inculcate strong will power to control your feeling and to reduce stress. Take,plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Go to your friends to discuss your problems,attend social meeting to serve d society to pass a pleasant time when ever u feel that urge. Take,care.
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How Homeopathy Helps Treat Stammering?

B.H.M.S., Post Graduate Certificate In Nutrition, Obesity & Health
Homeopath, Indore
How Homeopathy Helps Treat Stammering?

Stammering or stuttering is a type of speech impairment where sounds or syllables are repeated involuntarily or there are unintended gaps in between words when the person is unable to make the desired sound.

People develop stutters due to genetic flaws, motor functioning defects, coordination problems or due to psychological stressors. The condition can result in anxiety, depression and withdrawal from verbal communication.

How does homeopathy help?

A stutter can be practiced away or corrected by speech therapy but there is no specific medicine that can be used to cure stammering. Homeopathic medicines can provide relief from the symptoms by fixing flawed nervous functions, improve motor coordination and modify the vocal apparatus. Different homeopathic treatments can be used depending on the nature of the condition.

The following is a list of homeopathic remedies and lifestyle changes that can be used to address the problem:

  1. Foods rich in vitamin B6 like nuts, fish, bananas and chicken should be consumed regularly by children who have a stutter to help with motor functions.
  2. Adults should avoid caffeine, tobacco and other recreational drugs as they cause hyper-stimulation of the nervous system.
  3. Stramonium (jimsonweed) can be used when the stammering is violent and the person distorts the facial muscles heavily in order to be able to speak.
  4. Lycopodium (clubmoss) can be useful for stammering as well as depression, memory weakness and sleep problems. This is especially helpful if the patient struggles with the last few words of a sentence.
  5. Spigelia is beneficial for a mild stutter at the beginning of a sentence, often followed by undisturbed speech.
  6. Causticum is prescribed when emotional excitability causes stammering, twitching of the facial muscles or problems in the vocal chords.
  7. Staphysagria can aid in reducing social anxiety which often causes stammering i.e. the stammer only happens while interacting with strangers or authority figures.
  8. Nux vomica (strychnine) is the medicine to use when stammering is a result of extreme stress or over work.
  9. Fright or shock often causes speechlessness or stammering. Aconite can provide immediate relief in such cases.
  10. Lachesis is an effective homeopathic medicine when the patient stutters over specific letters or syllables.
  11. Gelsemium is used to treat stuttering after severe viral infections when the patient complains of a heavy tongue and lack of general coordination. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.
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I'm undergoing a lot of depression. And a lot mental pressure problems! How to recover?

MD Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Chandigarh
I'm undergoing a lot of depression. And a lot mental pressure problems! How to recover?
Dear Ms. lybrate-user, Depression is a treatable condition. You should consult a psychiatrist to get yourself evaluated first. Treatment with medications and psychotherapy will help you recover completely from depression. In addition, start exercising daily. Start ventilating your feelings and emotions with someone close on a daily basis. Start doing relations exercises like meditation and deep breathing daily. I do hope that you recover soon. Best wishes.
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Please suggest me some food and exercise in order to increase my memory power and alertness of my mind.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
7 Ways to Remember Anything Research-based strategies to boost your memory and keep it strong 7 Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts ("leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a "morning person" or "evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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Doctor I have problem of stammering. I speak too fast and the other person can't understand what I am saying. When I try to speak slowly then I pronounce one word two or three times. And some times when I want to speak something my voice doesn't come out. I have this problem since childhood. How can I cure this problem? Please help me.

General Physician, Nashik
Stammering can be made lesser only and only by Speech therapy. So you should take the help of a speech therapist. Also, I'd suggest you to visit a Psychologist as confidence plays a great role in dealing with this problem. I'd suggest you to speak very slowly, word by word. People may make fun of this but believe me, slowly you'll get better at it. Hope your query is answered. Feel free to ask if you have any doubts. Wishing you good health.
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My age is 26 year I am male. I have depression problem there was so many problems in my family so it occurred. Due to this I also suffering from psycho-sexual problem I do not want to do sex if I do it I feel tired my mood also get sad all time negative feelings depress me all time I have no concentration power I can not concentrate what I want to do please help me.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
My age is 26 year I am male.
I have depression problem there was so many problems in my family so it occurred. Due to...
Hi lybrate-user, Don't worry you need psychotherapy for your problem. First of all I need you to practice Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them. Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing. Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing. Do it daily for 15 minutes whenever you can.
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