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Ashok Bharucha

I am an Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist

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Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA, serves as Geriatric Psychiatrist at Transformations Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, P.C., a private practice located in South Abington Township, Pennsylvania. An experienced dementia and late-life disorders specialist highly-trained in adult and geriatric psychiatry, as well as in the management of conditions at the interface of neurology, medicine, and psychiatry, Dr. Barucha pursues the best outcomes for patients through a combination of pharmacology (psychoactive medications) and psychotherapy (talk therapy).

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Dementia
September 11, 2022

What Are the 5 Types of Dementia?

Dementia is caused by damage to nerve cells in the brain. There are five main types: Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and mixed dementia. Each type can be caused by a different kind of damage to the brain. Frontotemporal dementia Frontotemporal dementia affects the frontal lobe, causing language and movement problems. […]

Ashok Bharucha
September 1, 2022

Geriatric Psychiatry – What Are the Three Most Common Diagnosis in Geriatric Psychiatry?

There are three major Geriatric Psychiatry disorders among the older population. They are dementia, delirium, and generalized anxiety disorder. Each of these conditions is very serious, but they are all treatable and can lead to a better quality of life. These illnesses can range from mild to severe and can also be caused by several […]

August 7, 2022

What Do Geriatric Psychiatrists Do?

Depending on one’s preference, geriatric psychiatrists can choose between clinical practice, academic research, and clinical educator careers. They may work in private practice, group practices, or long-term care facilities and may work weekends and evenings. With an increasing number of older people, the need for a psychiatrist in this area is on the rise. One […]

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