Psychiatry is a field of medical science which is related to the functioning of brain. It incorporates psychology or knowledge of human thinking and behavior with anatomical/physiological knowledge of brain. It deals with various personality related, neurological, substance use, psychotic and neurotic disorders. It helps in differentiating normal psyche from abnormal. The portals dealing with such information dissemination, two way communication and research and technology extension tasks help in easy screening of diseased from healthy. Motivate them to seek expert help to alleviate their sufferings and finally making a healthier society. In this world of information technology these means of information dissemination are very significant in extending psychiatric services to outcast masses and excluded poor. This can help in lightning of darkness of ignorance in the field of “still not so popular” field of psychiatry.
Neuropsychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with mental disorders attributable to diseases of the nervous system. It preceded the current disciplines of psychiatry and neurology, which had common training, however, psychiatry and neurology have subsequently split apart and are typically practiced separately.
The characteristics of Neuropsychiatric symptoms, namely-
- Neurotic Complaint
- Mood Disorder
- Behavioral And Personality Changes
- Depressive mood
- Aberrant motor activities
- Sleep disturbance
- Eating disorder
- Cognitive Impairment (Dementia)