At various points in our life, feelings of depression are common, however depression becomes a problem when it interferes in the ability to complete
everyday tasks. If you feel disinterested and lack enthusiasm in all your usual activities, feel angry or irritated, have suicidal thoughts, have changes in appetite or weight and are generally low and sad in mood it is time to get professional help.
Bipolar Disorder is not just a situation of mood swings but a treatable medical condition. It is important to obtain a proper diagnosis and educate your self about the illness and treatment methods. Therefore do not delay seeking help and give us a ring.
Anxiety is a common emotion and feels like fear. As humans we have developed the ability to feel anxiety as there are times when it can be of assistance in driving a better performance at tasks. Yet too much anxiety can be very distressing and quite disabling.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a disorder of behaviour which usually starts in child hood and though it often improves with time, may continue into adulthood. In fact sometimes the condition is first diagnosed in adulthood. ADHD is characterised by inattention and hyperactivity.
General adult psychiatry involves treatment of illnesses such as Depression, Bipolar disorder, Anxiety disorders, Personality disorders and Schizophrenia. If you feel low in your mood all the time, feel suicidal or feel anxious to the point that it interferes with your …
Panic attacks are severe anxiety attacks or attacks of fear. They can be quite intense and are often unpredictable. If you have had a panic attack you would feel a psychological part of this or thoughts of anxiety as well as a physical component when your body has anxiety symptoms.
A Fitness for Duty (FFD) evaluation is an Independent Medical (Psychiatric) Examination carried out in order to determine a person’s capacity to safely and enduringly attend to the tasks inherent to their role. Dr Abeya has extensive experience […]
Treatment for Depression and other psychiatric conditions in Older People Dr Abeya has a wealth of experience in treating people over the age of 65 (the area classified as Old Age Psychiatry) especially whilst working as a specialist old age […]
A personality disorder is a type of mental illness in which you have trouble perceiving and relating to situations and to people- including yourself.
There are many specific types of personality disorders. In general, having a
personality disorder means you […]
Recovering from addiction and restoring mental health requires caring and compassionate relationships, including the one with a psychiatrist. Dr Abeya provides individualized, non-judgmental treatment and counselling for a variety of challenging disorders. Addiction is not limited to drugs and alcohol. […]
Alcohol can have negative consequences on health, well being and social life. In turn it can badly affect those closest to you and even the broader public owing to your actions.
The word ‘drug’ encompasses numerous illicit substances as well as prescription medication. Illicit substances which are commonly used include cannabis (Marijuana) as well as synthetic cannabinoids (Kronic, Kalma), Amphetamines (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy), Heroin and Cocaine amongst others. Sleeping tablets and pain killers are examples of prescription medications which may become drugs of abuse.
When issues arise in relationships it is often important to gain an understanding of what led to the problem and discuss what could be done […]
Psychosomatic means mind (psyche) and body (soma). A psychosomatic disorder is a disease which involves both mind and body. Some physical diseases are thought to be particularly prone to be made worse by mental factors such as stress and anxiety […]
Post traumatic stress disorder is a condition which can impact not only your personal health and well being but also affects those close to you in a significantly negative way. Therefore do not delay seeking help, and call us today.
Dr Abeya provides Telehealth consultations (via skype ) for patients in rural and remote locations of Australia. Eligible areas are areas outside major cities.
The following link will enable you to identify whether you are eligible for a Telehealth rebate from Medicare http://www.doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/publishing.nsf/Content/locator […]
Dr Abeya – Psychiatrist sees adolescents over the age of 16 . Her aim is to try and bring teenagers and parents together so that they can discuss their issues and work out strategies to overcome them.