The most common form of psychotic illness characterized by disturbances in thinking, emotional reaction and behavior. It is disabling and has a prolonged course that almost always results in chronic ill health and some degree of personality change.
Treating patients with mental health disorders is about getting to know the person behind the disease. More than any other branch of medicine, psychiatry involves putting a little bit of yourself into your work, and forming a bond with your patient.
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced suicide rates in the U.S. increased by 25 percent over the last two decades, and more than half of those who died by the disease had not been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
Dr. Eva Kohegyi specializes in research for medications in neurologic and psychiatric indications, including the development of treatments for patients with Alzheimer's disease, Tourette's disease, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other illnesses of the central nervous system.