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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Common Symptoms of Dementia
November 23, 2022

Common Symptoms of Dementia

Having a loved one with dementia can be difficult. There are many symptoms to watch out for and different forms of dementia. Some of the most common symptoms are: Alzheimer’s disease Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease vary from person to person. But a few common symptoms include difficulty remembering, forgetting, losing track of time, difficulty paying […]

November 4, 2022

How GPs Can Help With Dementia

Whether you’re living with dementia or concerned about a loved one, GPs can help you find the proper treatment. They can perform a brain scan to rule out other causes. They can also prescribe non-medication solutions, which may be better for dementia patients than drugs. And they can also provide support for families and patients. […]

Ashok Bharucha
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 […]

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