1) Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your background?
I am Girish Menon , Asst Prof and Consultant Psychiatrist at Jubilee medical college, Thrissur. Did my MBBS from Moscow, Russia. PG in Psychiatry from VIMHANS, Vijayawada finished in 2013.
2) What are the most common issues that patients come to see you for?
I deal with most of the common Psychiatric issues people face like Depression,Schizophrenia ,Anxiety disorders, Sexual disorder, child cases like Mental retardation, Adhd etc along with Drug Addiction .
3) Do you have any general advice for your patients in terms of your particular area of specialty?
I would like to advise my patients that as soon as u recognize that you have a mental issues do not hesitate to consult a good psychiatrist
4) What is the most challenging aspect of your job?
Convincing people the need for treatment and follow up. Also dealing with patients who have no plan to change their behavior or habits like addiction
5) What is the most enjoyable aspect of your job?
To see the patients completely transforming into new person after treatment and the smile and joy on the face of their loved ones.
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