Psychological physical examination
More than 95% of people do not go to the psychologist to see a doctor.
Because of taboos, concerns, lack of understanding, and lack of universal knowledge, the proportion of patients seeking mental health treatment in hospitals is actually much lower than the incidence.
According to surveys, the prevalence of mental illness nationwide has been increasing year by year. The total number of patients has exceeded 16 million. In recent years, the total prevalence of various mental illnesses in some regions has been 14% to 17%.
Among various types of mental illness, psychological disorders are the most common.
More than half of the outpatients in the psychiatric department of the hospital are depression and anxiety and other “emotional diseases”, but few people know that they have these diseases. Most patients suffer but do not know what is going on. Many people often go to other departments for treatment first.Her physical examination was normal and she was referred to a psychiatric department.
The reporter saw in a “psychological examination” room of a hospital that people who came for psychological examinations could fill out a “symptom self-assessment scale”.
A total of 90 questions and answers, including “headache”, “chest pain”, “please blame others,” “feel inferior to others”, and even “want to end your life”, etc., require “no”, “mild”, “moderate”There are 5 levels to choose from: “Small” and “Serious”.
In addition, some personalized checks can be performed.
The doctor gives the results and guidance based on the answers.
”Along with the physical examination, a psychological examination should also be done. You can find a lot of” emotional cold “problems that could not be found before.
According to experts, there is a so-called physical disorder in mental illness, which mainly complains of frequently changing physical symptoms, but there is no corresponding verifiable organic disease involving any system and organ of the body.
Such as gastrointestinal tract abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, intolerance of a certain food, and then female reproductive system symptoms such as dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, as well as cardiopulmonary symptoms such as shortness of breath, palpitations, dizziness and so on.
When should I seek help from a psychiatrist?
There is no absolute standard. If you obviously feel psychological pain, such as anxiety, depression, fear, insomnia, etc., and it is difficult to relieve it through self-adjustment, all kinds of physical symptoms that can not find a clear cause are not effective at the same time.It is difficult to find a reasonably explained personality or behavioral pattern, and the symptoms or indicators of certain diseases are not always controlled. At this time, a psychological examination is required.