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Dr. D. Vitthal

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, D. P.M.

Psychiatrist, Thane

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Dr. D. Vitthal is a trusted Psychiatrist in Ghodbunder Road, Thane. He has had many happy patients in his 42 years of journey as a Psychiatrist. He is a MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, D. P.M. . You can consult Dr. D. Vitthal at Dr. D Vitthal's Manasi Nursing Home in Ghodbunder Road, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. D. Vitthal and consult privately on

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MBBS - Government Medical College, Nagpur - 1976
MD - Psychiatry - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1998
D. P.M. - Grant Medical College Mumbai - 1994
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MD-PhD, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
Organic brain syndrome (OBS),

also known as organic brain disease (OBD) Organic mental disorders organic brain disorder, is an older and nearly obsolete general term from psychiatry, referring to many physical disorders that cause impaired mental function. It does not include psychiatric disorders. Originally, the term was created to distinguish physical (termed "organic") causes of mental impairment from psychiatric (termed "functional") disorders.

Acute organic brain syndrome is (by definition) a recently appearing state of mental impairment, as a result of intoxication, drug overdose, infection, pain, and many other physical problems affecting mental status. In medical contexts, "acute" means "of recent onset. As is the case with most acute disease problems, acute organic brain syndrome is often temporary?however this is not guaranteed (a recent-onset problem may continue to be chronic or long term). A more specific medical term for the acute subset of organic brain syndromes is delirium
Chronic organic brain syndrome is long-term. For example, some forms of chronic drug or alcohol dependence can cause organic brain syndrome due to their long-lasting or permanent toxic effects on brain function.[3] Other common causes of chronic organic brain syndrome sometimes listed are the various types of dementia, which result from permanent brain damage due to strokes, Alzheimer's disease, or other damaging causes which are not reversible.

Though OBS was once a common diagnosis in the elderly, until the understanding of the various types of dementias it is related to a disease process and is not an inevitable part of aging. In some of the older literature, there was an attempt to separate organic brain syndrome from dementia, but this was related to an older world view in which dementia was thought to be a part of normal aging, and thus did not represent a special disease process. The later identification of various dementias as clear pathologies is an example of the types of pathological problems discovered to be associated with mental states, and is one of the areas which led to abandonment of all further attempts to clearly define and use OBS as a term.

1 Associated conditions
2 Symptoms
3 Treatment
4 Other names
5 References
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Associated conditions
Disorders that cause injury or damage to the brain and contribute to OBS include, but are not limited to:

Alzheimer's Disease
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Parkinson's disease
Intoxication/overdose caused by drug abuse including alcoholism
Sedative hypnotic dependence and drug abuse[3]
Intracranial hemorrhage/trauma
Korsakoff Syndrome
Psychoorganic syndrome
Stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA)
Withdrawal from drugs, especially sedative hypnotics, e.G. Alcohol or benzodiazepines
Other conditions that may be related to organic brain syndrome include: clinical depression, neuroses, and psychoses, which may occur simultaneously with the OBS.

Symptoms of OBS vary with the disease that is responsible. However, the more common symptoms of OBS are confusion; impairment of memory, judgment, and intellectual function; and agitation. Often these symptoms are attributed to psychiatric illness, which causes a difficulty in diagnosis.

Treatment of OBS varies with the causative disorder or disease. It is important to note that it is not a primary diagnosis and a cause needs to be sought out and treated.

Other names
Chronic organic brain syndrome
Organic mental disorders
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Hello doctor, I am 23 years old male. I am having some unknown feelings which I can't resolve what it is. I work in a office, where a unmarried 6 years older than me lady works too. From the start day we became good friends and I used to call her sister and she called me bro. About 5 months past till now. I don't know, why I am getting some unknown feelings for her. We take lunch together, eat together in evening, I like her company. Recently I realized I am liking her too much, I like the way she touches me. I like whatever she does. I can't guess whether it is love or something else, but the point is I am getting too much addicted to her. One day when I can't spend some time with her, I feel so bad. Now in weekend too, I wish there was office and I could spend some time with her. I know she is much elder than me, and what I am thinking about her will never be possible. I am trying to stop my heart thinking about her. But I am unable to do it. I am feeling pain when I am trying to do so. I don't know how to erase this feeling, but I need to be stable now, else I may have serious problem in future. If you advise me to avoid her, I can't avoid her because we both will feel bad then, mostly I. Please tell me how can I get over this problem, so that I don't have to avoid her and also my this unknown feelings for her would be gone. Please reply. Thank you so much.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hello doctor, I am 23 years old male. I am having some unknown feelings which I can't resolve what it is. I work in a...
Since she is unmarried, express your feelings to her and ask for her side of the story. If she says she is just friendly, continue with friendship. If she says she also loves u, no problem marrying an elderly lady, love doesn't have age boundaries as long as both are adults. Get married and have a happy life. Elderly woman are more mature in married life.
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Hi its sam here, I have a serious problem regarding to my brother, he had a break up and its been a year before and now also he is to unstable started betting stealing money from house etc and really get offended from family members, won't go anywhere, only talk to his friends, rude towards parents and all such things we want take him to a consultant or any doctor please reply!

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Hi its sam here, I have a serious problem regarding to my brother, he had a break up and its been a year before and n...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 4 drops of Scleranthus + 4 drops of Wild Rose + 3 drops of Oak + 3 drops of Clematis + 3 drops of Cherry plum . Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every night once before sleeping. If any problems consult me online.
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I feel unhygienic when I am with peoples I am afraid of saliva an I think about that. Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I feel unhygienic when I am with peoples I am afraid of saliva an I think about that. Please help.
I don?t think that you just think about that, you must be obsessing. This tendency is based on unnatural fear and will eventually lead to OCD, if it hasn?t already. There must have been some childhood experience around fear that has not been resolved and it is coming up now in this form. You must meet with a counselor along with your parents and find out where this fear originated and what the occasion was. The obsession is about hygiene and perhaps infection that stimulates this kind of reaction. You will need to get a reality check with a medical person to dispel these fears and accept that your immune system is able to fight minor infections rather efficiently. Of course you must be able to trust that source and accept it as a fact: this may take time but is a very important exercise in your therapy. You may also learn that certain amount of hygiene is essential but not extreme and any excessive forms are to be considered. They will finally cripple you if it reaches chronic states of OCD. If it has already reached difficult proportions, you may need to go on medication and the counselor will advise you so.
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Hi doc, am belongs to a very Orthodox family they don't trust girls. Am very bright student but they stopped my studies and now going to get married with a highly educated boy n am just graduate. He always said you need to improve your English your style and many more things. Now am feeling very February 2015 I got engaged but till the September he called me just 2 or 3 times but he talked very nicely and friendly. I feel he always ignore my whatsaap msg. He msg me according to his wish. He said he forget to call n msg me. Its a arranged married. Please help me what should I do :(

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hope he changes and loves you more. Usually boys r more crazy after engagement and keep messaging and talking with the girl for hours, without anything. I know people go for special recharges for free calls. Ask him directly if he loves you or not. He should finally tell the reason. Regarding your Orthodox family, hope your husband treats you as equal, if not more and wishes for a happy married life.
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I'm looking for healthy life. But right now I'm seeking for job. So have a lot of pressure and problem. And I'm losing my health even by smoking So tell me how to control this? As soon as possible!

Homeopath, Lucknow
I'm looking for healthy life.
But right now I'm seeking for job.
So have a lot of pressure and problem. And I'm losin...
Dear lybrate-user, health is wealth as you know, should take care of your mental health at first by positive thoughts. Smoking not a solution, it contains nicotine which suppress your nervous system after that you feel more frustrated. Start taking yoga, meditation, inspirational thought. Thanks.
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Hi, I am Suffering from OCD negative thoughts all the time and I don't want that these thoughts come in to my mind. Suggest me best medicines for proper treatment of depression disorder these thoughts make be mad if don't take any antidepressant medicines.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health problem. Symptoms typically include recurring thoughts and repetitive actions in response to the recurring thoughts. A common example is recurring thoughts about germs and dirt, with a need to wash your hands repeatedly to "clean off the germs" However, there are many other examples like sexual thoughts, counting, checking, orderliness, etc. When the suffering is severe individuals have secondary depression/ or anxiety. The usual treatments are cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant medicine, or both. Treatment often works well to reduce the symptoms and distress of OCD greatly. Consult a psychiatrist. All the best.
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I am suffering Very high depression and fobia last 15 years treatment are running but problem is standing so what I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffering Very high depression and fobia last 15 years treatment are running but problem is standing so what I do?
I hope you are combining medication with some counseling. This is extremely important and you will experience additional benefits and will learn some coping skills and techniques which will carry you in good stead. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night 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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Sir, I lost my school friends with my attitude that is I am unable to move closely with my college Friends also I am unable to concentrate on my studies due to my bad position at friends. I don't love my attitude not only that I am socially in active. I am unable to move closely with relatives. Daily I am degrading my self. Please suggest ways to build up my character.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Sir, I lost my school friends with my attitude that is I am unable to move closely with my college Friends also I am ...
You have to make your mind to form new friends and move around with as many friends as possible. Do not live in the past and do meditaion and yoga . YOu may benefit by talking with a counsellor
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I am 28 years old, I am loosing my remembrance (yaadash) power day by day. How I can recover this power & control in future.

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, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, at your age, memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are 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. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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