Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan M.D.
Psychiatrist | Psychiatry56 East Ave Austin TX, 78701
Ghulam Mustafa Khan, MD, is an established psychiatrist with Austin Travis County Integral Care in Austin, Texas, He specializes in general psychiatry, substance abuse, and emergency psychiatry. He received his medical degree at Jinnah Sindh Medical University in 1991 and trained at Austin State Hospital. Dr. Khan is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, engages in local and regional public speaking, and maintains active professional society memberships with the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physician.
Education and Training
Sind Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan 1991
Karachi Medical and Dental College 1992
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Sounds like you are experiencing a depressive ss. This can be an adjustment to new role as well. Please start seeing a therapist and if they recommend you should see a psychiatrist. You should get a physical exam as well. This is genetic disorder as well. All the best. READ MORE
Thank you for your question. Sure! It is medical disorder caused by Bio-psycho social stressors. Your symptoms can be controlled with medications /and you will not be as pre occupied this. Please seek help. All the best. READ MORE
Please set up an appointment with psychiatrist as he can other psychiatric disorders as well/ Depression is like fever it is a symptom we need to investigate why he is depressed. All the best. READ MORE
Thank you for your question! Lithium is best proved medication for bipolar d.o but it all depends on your severity and recurrence of Bipolar. All the best. READ MORE
Sure! Sorry to hear this. Please you should encourage to see a counselor as he can various other issues and we need to get him proper help. All the best. READ MORE
Thanks for the question! Yes, if it is causing issues in your daily routine, it may need to be evaluated and you can start with finding a therapist. READ MORE
Sure! You need to get into therapy and get evaluated. I don't know your age or frequency. At a young age, it can be normal. Please get into therapy and get a further evaluation. READ MORE
Please get her seen by a psychiatrist as we are more trained in treating eating disorders and she might need medications as well. Thank you. READ MORE
Sure! Some antidepressants cause sedation and she can switch to bed time as well. But please contact her doctor and follow their recommendations. All the best. READ MORE
Please get a physical exam and basic labs to be medically cleared. If this is just depression, it will get better. All the best. READ MORE
Sure! It can be SAD and if it is severe, you can try some medications and please see a therapist and psychiatrist as well. All the best. READ MORE
Baby blues are normal, but they are very mild and do not cause any daily routine issues. If it is severe and causing issues, please see a therapist as well as psychiatrists, as it could be postpartum depression. READ MORE
Sure! It can be challenging to confront him, but if he accepts that he has issues, then a therapist will be a good resource. Thank you. READ MORE
I am so sorry to hear about your loss! May All mighty give you and him strength to cope. It has been 7 months and he is still struggling to cope, please have him seen by a therapist as he is showing some complicated grief. My prayers are with you and your family. READ MORE
Thanks for your question. Light plays a very important role in our mood and less exposure of light can lead to depressive ss. There is diagnosis of Seasonal affective d.o which describes sever depression in winter months. You have some ss but if if you cannot control and it disrupts your daily activities please seek help. READ MORE
Genetic plays an important role in schizophrenia as well, which usually starts in late teens or early 20's. I don't know his age? Late onset is very rare. If he is working and functioning well in life, please don't worry. All the best. READ MORE
I don't know her age. Yes, high BP can cause delirium and lead to hallucinations. If it is frequent, then she needs to be evaluated. Thank you. READ MORE
This could be symptom of Mania/Hypo-mania. Please have her evaluated. Thank you. READ MORE
Yes it is a psychiatric d/o. Please seek help. READ MORE
We all are not born genius. Please support him. He might have a variety of Psychiatric issues. Don't pressurise him and have him see a Psychiatrist. Thank you. READ MORE
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Surgical management of selected pituitary macroadenomas using extended endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach: early experience.
- Pharmacognostic standardization, antioxidant and free radical scavenging activity of the seeds of Triticum aestivum L - A dietary staple.
- Typhoid vaccine introduction: An evidence-based pilot implementation project in Nepal and Pakistan.
- Endoscopic endonasal transplanum transtuberculum approach for retrochiasmatic craniopharyngiomas: Operative nuances.
- Extended endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for retrochiasmatic craniopharyngioma: Surgical technique and results.
- Electrochemical investigation on the corrosion inhibition of mild steel by Quinazoline Schiff base compounds in hydrochloric acid solution.
- Bipolar Disorder
- Austin State Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physician
What do you attribute your success to?
- Being genuine and having empathy for the suffering of others. He believes that mental health is just as important as physical health.
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Patient Experience with Dr. Khan
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Introduction Tachypnea is a medical term, which means rapid and shallow breathing. This condition is often confused with hyperventilation, which is another type of abnormal breathing that is characterized by rapid but deep breathing. Both conditions are caused by carbon dioxide buildup in the...
- How Is Schizophrenia Diagnosed?
The typical cases of schizophrenia are easy to diagnose. The difficult to diagnose are those belonging to an ill-defined group that includes the so-called latent cases, borderline, character disorder, quasi-psychotic psychopaths, severe personality difficulties, and so on. The diagnosis made in...
- Anxiety Increases the Risk of Heart Attack
As men age, their risk of heart attack rises, especially if they are prone to anxiety. In a 12-year study, anxiety was found to increase the risk of heart attack by 30% to 40% in men who are anxious when compared to men who are calmer, irrespective of other personality and risk factors. In this...
- Different Types of Anxiety Disorders You Should Know About
Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but chronic anxiety can adversely impact the quality of your life. While in moderation, anxiety is not a bad thing, but when it becomes intense, it can have serious consequences on your physical health too. Everyone experiences anxiety differently. Some have...
- What Is Vistaril Used For?
What is Vistaril (hydroxyzine)?Vistaril is a medication used to reduce central nervous system activity. It is an antihistamine drug that can help reduce the effects of histamine in the body and relieve symptoms of allergy, such as histamine-induced itch, hives, and contact dermatitis.Vistaril is...
- Treatment Options for Depression and Anxiety
Anxiety and depression are similar conditions that develop when neurotransmitters, like serotonin, are not as effective. Low serotonin levels, as well as dopamine and epinephrine levels, play an important role in the development of both anxiety and depression. Since both conditions affect the same...
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