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Dr. Vihang Vahia

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

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Dr. Vihang Vahia is an experienced Psychiatrist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Dr. Vihang Vahia@Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vihang Vahia on Lybrate.com.

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I am 19 years old female. I have nobody to share this problem I don't know how to handle actually I am very shy I don't talk too much. I am not talkative. People think that I am boring, or I have an attitude. I try to change myself but it not works I want some one who likes me as I am Also I had a breakup. People always hurt me what to do? How to be happy.

PGDPC
Psychologist, Pune
I am 19 years old female. I have nobody to share this problem I don't know how to handle actually I am very shy I don...
Dear Lybrate User. The fact that you have written about your issues shows you want resolution. Its nice to be frank and discuss your issues. Accept your self and spent some time thinking about your goals in life and what you can do to achieve them. Make friends with those who share your interests and hobbies. Make a list of short term and long term goals and live your life according to them. Read books and magazines including online books on subjects of your interests. Join groups that share your interests and take part in all social activities in your environment. Everyone appreciates a good listener and allow others to share their issues and interests with you. Share your personal feelings and issues with a few of your close friends and relatives. Do write back to me if you require any further assistance, wishing you all the best.

I am very depressed. In 2015 I have completed my engineering still I did not get a job.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am very depressed. In 2015 I have completed my engineering still I did not get a job.
You will get a job soon, do not be so impatient, keep searching for better jobs- you will crack a good one soon. Have faith in yourself.
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I am 37 years old, happily married with two kids. I am a chartered account and working in a us based mnc in delhi at a good position. I live in a joint family with my old parents. For some time now, I have been facing a problem that is bothering me big time. I can? t easily focus on something that? s written or remember it. And this has been happening for at least couple of years. For eg I work with numbers day in day out but if you ask me some information (like sales of my company for the last month) it would be extremely difficult to recollect that for me. Another example that I could give which can give you some idea is, if I am reading something, I have to put lot of focus to read it otherwise even the text becomes just an image which I can? t read properly or remember. This doesn? t mean that I can? t see properly or my eyesight is weak but somehow my mind can? t comprehend. I remember everything that I have learnt over the years but I strongly feel that I am not able to add anything to my memory for the past two years. And because I don? t remember things easily when I am interacting with colleagues/seniors, many times I end up in a situation which is embarrassing like when I have to say that let me look up into my computer and get back to you. I am not saying that I need to be a superhero with excellent memory but I wasn? t like this earlier. I am sorry I am not sure if I have able to explain my problem properly but its growing day by day. I have a paunch with waist size of 38, my height is 5? 11? and weight is 90 kgs. I drink twice a week and don? t do any exercise at all.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Abstain from alcohol if you drink, short term memory fag can be cured, can opt for cognitive therapy also and try to relax mentally, meditate for some time daily, requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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I started using nicotex for controlling cigarettes but still getting thoughts to smoke what should I do now?

Masters of Philosphy, Master of Science, Bachelor of Sciences
Psychologist, Kolkata
Select particular date. Avoid those company who are smoker. When thoughts occur say to yourself hold on for 5 mins. And engage yourself in activities, busy yourself in task.
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5 Reasons Of Sibling Rivalry!

Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi

From the perspective of a brother-sister relationship

The relationship between siblings is quite a special one; they share the same childhood, in the same home, with the same parents. Having each other’s back, sharing and keeping all the secrets. But just like every relationship, even this one has its ups and downs. Even though there is a protective, caring and an affectionate relationship between the brother and sister, yet at times there are various differences that occur within the relation, and hamper the bond. The sibling rivalry between the brother-sister relationship can be a major factor affecting the bond.

The sibling rivalry manifests even before the birth of the second child, resulting in the child to feel being neglected by the parents, being jealous of the sibling and making numerous attempts to seek the attention of the parentsParental treatment, birth order and personality of the child majorly play role in sibling rivalry. It’s more intense when both the children are intellectually gifted. It can occur in the same gender also. Such rivalry usually continues throughout childhood and can be very frustrating and stressful to parents. Various reasons are found to be responsible for sibling rivalry, some of them are:

  1. In our society, we still discriminate vastly between the genders. The everyday household tasks such as cleaning, cooking, washing are generally given to the female, while the responsibility for the males is to provide monetary fund and be the pillar in supporting the family. This has an impact on the siblings at an early age, leading to a perception of supremacy associated with masculinity.
  2. The parents giving various kinds of perks and liberties to the child, such as sufficient monetary fund being saved for the education of the male child or the marriage of the girl child, resulting into jealousy or angertowards the opposite gender sibling. At times even extra allowances such as freedom to travel alone even during the odd hours can create differences.
  3. Even though female might have the same level of competence as the male child, the stigma created by the society puts them in a very disadvantageous situation. Most Indian families have the belief that females do not have an exposure to the real world or are not equally intelligent, thus depriving them of the right to speak during the family decision making process.
  4. Even comparing the two siblings by the parents has a similar harmful consequence, including the competition to succeed and prove their self-worth. Competition and Comparison between the siblings can occur when they see that the child with more marks, positive behaviour, and more obedience is appreciated by the parents.
  5. At times the differences between the siblings are also shaped after the marriage of either or both the siblings. The addition of a new member results in the creation of the division of attention and love, creating more the grievances between the siblings.

At times, the need for parental attention by the sibling is so much that they pick up fights with the sibling. It becomes important for the parents to help their child develop in a way that they maturely handle the shared parental attention as well as get along with each other. When the parents are unable to handle the situation, it is advisable to seek for professional help.

Early Childhood Trauma And Its Symptoms!

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Phil - Clinical Psychology, MA - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Early Childhood Trauma And Its Symptoms!

The problem of early childhood trauma refers to disturbing experiences that take place in children during 0-6 years of age. The traumas that young children experience can be the effects of natural disaster, war or accidents or that of intentional violence like sexual abuse, domestic violence or physical abuse.

How Does this Condition Impact Childhood?

Traumatic events have a significant impact on your child's life and can break his sense of safety. The problem has been linked with a decrease in the size of the brain cortex. This is the part of the brain that controls several complex functions like thinking, consciousness, memory, attention, awareness, and language. The changes that occur as a result can affect your child's IQ as well as his or her ability to control emotions. As a consequence, he or she may harbor feelings of danger and become more afraid or it may manifest in other personality issues which are not very obvious.

How do you identify this condition?

Generally, children who suffer from traumas face problems in regulating their emotions and behaviors.

They may display signs like:

- Fear of new situations
- Being clingy to their parent(s) or somebody close
- Become easily frightened

- Display aggressive and/or impulsive behavior
- Are difficult to comfort
- Display deterioration in behavior and functioning
- Easily forget newly attained developmental skills
- Difficulty in sleeping

Depending on the age during which your child may go through a traumatic event, he or she can exhibit signs relevant to his or her age.

For instance:

Children aged 0-2 years may also display reactions like poor verbal skills, memory problems, excessive temper, experience nightmares, etc.

On the other hand, children aged 3-6 years can face difficulties in learning as well as develop poor skill and learning disabilities, face problems in social interaction, may be unable to trust people and so on.

If this condition remains unattended or unresolved for longer, it may create personality issues and can deeply impact the individual's relationships, or equations in the society, as they grow up and even after they become adults. In fact, many behavioral problems can be traced back to childhood trauma. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am a male but my voice like a female while speaking with some one .I'm facing this problem. Tell me how to clear this.

Master of Science In Audiology, Bachalor In Audiology & Speech
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Hello Male having female voice is termed as puberphonia. As the name indicates during puberty our voice should change but if does not change you need to speech therapist who will help out to correct your pitch. It is very easily treatable. There are two approaches first speech therapy by qualified speech therapy. If it does noy get corrected than surgery. But most of the time it gets corrected. Our voice depends on mass length and tension of vocal cord. So speech therapist is the expert who can help you our to correct your voice.
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I am very short tempered from childhood. Irritate in a silly things. What is the reason.

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
Its just your behaviour. You can improve it by controlling your anger. Engage yourself in social gatherings, meet new people. Engage yourself in activities you like. Try to discuss your problem with your trusted ones and find out possible solution. It will definately suppress your anger.
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