Ashok Bharucha

I am an Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist

About Me

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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September 19, 2023

Unmasking the Most Common Psychiatric Disorder After 65

As the global population ages, a spotlight is increasingly being cast on mental health in the senior demographic. Often, when we discuss mental health in the elderly, our attention veers toward conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. However, it’s essential to recognize that the most common psychiatric disorder affecting people over 65 […]

August 8, 2023

What Do Geriatric Psychiatrists Do? Enhancing Mental Health in the Elderly

As the global population continues to age, the field of geriatric psychiatry has emerged as a vital component of healthcare. Geriatric psychiatrists are crucial in addressing the unique mental health challenges older adults face. With the aging population susceptible to various mental disorders, it’s imperative to understand the role of geriatric psychiatrists and the comprehensive […]

July 25, 2023

Unveiling the Progression: Recognizing Signs of Worsening Dementia

Dementia is a complex neurological condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. As the disease progresses, memory, cognitive function, and behavior significantly change. For families and caregivers of those living with dementia, recognizing signs of worsening is crucial to ensure appropriate care and support. In this article, we delve into the indicators that dementia is […]

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July 7, 2023

Navigating Dementia: Choosing the Right Specialist for Effective Care

Dementia is a complex neurological condition affecting millions worldwide, causing cognitive decline and impacting daily functioning. Seeking the right medical professional for dementia is crucial in obtaining an accurate diagnosis, comprehensive treatment plan, and compassionate care. In this article, we will explore the different types of doctors specializing in dementia and discuss the factors to […]

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