Ashok Bharucha

I am an Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist

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Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA, is a highly-trained geriatric psychiatrist with years of experience in the field. He specializes in adult and geriatric psychiatry, as well as the management of conditions that occur at the interface of neurology, medicine, and psychiatry. Dr. Bharucha is dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for his patients through a combination of pharmacology (psychoactive medications) and psychotherapy (talk therapy).

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Unraveling the Factors That Worsen Dementia
May 14, 2024

Deepening Shadows: Unraveling the Factors That Worsen Dementia

Dementia is not a single disease but a general term for a decline in cognitive function severe enough to interfere with daily life. It encompasses several brain disorders that affect memory, thinking, and social abilities. Understanding what can cause dementia to worsen is crucial for caregivers and patients alike, as it can help manage the […]

March 5, 2024

Unravelling the Veil: Exploring the Most Common Mental Disorder in Later Life

As individuals traverse the intricate journey of life, the golden years bring with them a unique set of challenges and triumphs. One aspect that demands heightened attention is mental health in later life. The ageing process often ushers in a myriad of physical and psychological changes. In the realm of mental health, a prevalent question […]

February 6, 2024

Unveiling the Silent Struggle: Exploring the Most Common Anxiety Disorder in Older Adults

Anxiety disorders, often misconstrued as a malady confined to the younger populace, quietly seep into the lives of older adults, shaping their daily experiences and quality of life. As the aging population burgeons worldwide, it becomes increasingly crucial to shed light on the most prevalent anxiety disorder affecting older adults and delve into its manifestations, […]

Ashok Bharucha
January 16, 2024

Navigating Health in Later Years: Common Disorders in Older Adults

As we age, our bodies and minds undergo various changes, some of which can lead to health challenges unique to later adulthood. Understanding these common disorders is crucial for older adults, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Cardiovascular Diseases: The Leading Concern in Seniors Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease, stroke, and hypertension, are the leading cause of […]

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