Psychiatry is the speciality that studies mental illnesses. It is in charge of preventing, diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating people with mental disorders, helping people secure their autonomy and adapt to their living conditions.
This speciality diagnoses, treats and monitors the following:
State of mind (major, recurrent, reactive, chronic depressive disorders)
Anxiety (treating anxiety and agoraphobias, specific phobias and social phobia, post-traumatic stress and acute stress, general anxiety)
Somatic symptom disorder, neurasthenia and chronic fatigue syndrome
Personality: delirium, dementia, amnesia and cognitive treatments
Mental treatments due to medical illnesses
Treatments for substance abuse
Addiction treatment unitDr Iglesias (doctoral thesis in the addictions department of the Freiburg University Medical Center in Germany) analyses the patient’s disorder with him or her to find the best treatment to overcome the addiction.