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Dr. Satish Narayan

Psychiatrist

Satish Narayan, MD, is a psychiatrist featuring 15 years of experience in his chosen profession. He practices at Psymed Solutions with two practice locations in Plano and Greenville, Texas. Dr. Narayan is also on staff of Glen Oaks Hospital. His clinical areas of focus as a psychiatrist and healthcare professional are Hormonal Optimization in Behavioral Health, Integration of Primary Healthcare and Behavioral Health, Pregnancy, Psychotropics, and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Narayan studied medicine at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and received his degree in 1990. He went on to continue his training in psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences and then at Temple University. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the American Medical Association and board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Satish Narayan
  • Greenville, TX
  • Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
  • Accepting new patients

My husband has severe post traumatic stress disorder. What can be done to help him cope?

Hi, Assuming there has been a significant past trauma and the diagnosis is right. Your husband would be benefitting from psychotherapy and medications. CBT for anxiety and depression READ MORE
Hi,

Assuming there has been a significant past trauma and the diagnosis is right. Your husband would be benefitting from psychotherapy and medications. CBT for anxiety and depression in a individual therapy setting and group therapy with other patients with similar symptoms is extremely beneficial. Additionally, EMDR treatment with a experienced therapist will help. First line treatment with meds are antidepressants. Depending on previous exposure to them, they are chosen to target PTSD. Symptomatic treatment of panic symptoms with brief treatment with benzodiazepines is beneficial. Care should be taken that they may have addictive potential. Sleep meds might be needed for symptomatic treatment and Medicines like Prazosin might be beneficial for reducing nightmares. Most importantly your husband needs to learn appropriate coping skills so he can manage the triggers and prevent escalation of symptoms.

Satish Narayan, MD