Mental Health

Primary Care & Mental Health located in Evansville, IN

If you struggle with constant sadness, ongoing fear, or other signs of a mental health disorder,

the experts at Dr Malek's office in Evansville, Indiana, are here for you.

Board-certified physician Bachar Malek, MD, and the skilled team diagnose and treat an array of

mental health disorders to improve your mood and restore your quality of life.

Call the Bachar Malek, MD Office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

Telehealth visits are also available.

What are mental health disorders?

Mental health disorders are challenges that affect your mood, the way you think, and the way you act. These disorders can sometimes cause crippling symptoms when left untreated. Common mental health conditions the team at Bachar Malek, MD Office can treat include:

  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention-deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Panic disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Substance abuse disorder
  • Sexual dysfunction

The highly trained Dr Malek team treats mental health struggles that you or a loved one may face at some point.

What are the symptoms of mental health disorders?

Common symptoms you could experience with a mental health disorder include:

  • Inability to stop using harmful substances
  • Constant sadness
  • Ongoing fear or worry
  • Problems sleeping
  • Weight gain or weight loss
  • Appetite changes
  • Feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness
  • Problems paying attention
  • Traumatic flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Suicide attempts

You don't have to suffer through these or other unpleasant symptoms of mental health challenges. With the help of Dr Malek's Office, you can once again enjoy life and thrive at work, in school, and in interpersonal relationships.

What are the risk factors for mental health problems?

Mental health conditions are common and can happen to anyone, but some things increase your risk of developing them.

Examples include trauma, past childhood abuse, family history of mental health disorders, and having few or no friends. Personal history of mental health challenges, ongoing medical problems, and alcohol or recreational drug use are also risk factors.

How does my doctor diagnose a mental health disorder?

Dr. Malek and his team can diagnose mental health disorders virtually or in person after reviewing your medical history and symptoms. They complete a physical exam or order blood tests if needed and complete a comprehensive psychiatric assessment to evaluate your mental health.

What are common mental health treatments?

Your personalized mental health treatment plan depends on the type of mental health disorder you struggle with. Bachar Malek, MD Office offers lifestyle coaching, prescription medications, substance misuse treatment, counseling, and specialist referrals if needed to restore your mental health and overall well-being.

To schedule an in-person or telehealth mental health evaluation with Dr Malek's Office, call the office or book an appointment online today.