Head of the psychiatry department at Bellevue Medical Center

Dr Assaf is the head of the psychiatry department at Bellevue Medical Center since November 2010. With a pluridisciplinary approach regrouping various specialties, this department is adapted to every psychiatric illness, even the most severe and offers inpatient group therapies that are unique of a kind in Lebanon. The high standards of clinical care in our ward make it a very distinguished therapeutic environment for psychiatric patients.

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Addiction Treatment in lebanon


Addiction is a neurobiological disease that hits the brain. It is not defined by the type of drug you take neither by the quantity you consume. Moreover, you can be addicted to a behavior (sex, work,…) and not only to substances. read more

 

Case in Psychiatry


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Mr F: the man who has totally changed. Mr F. is a 32-year old man who presents to my clinic with his wife. “I am not crazy, doctor”, says Mr F. at the beginning of the interview. “Quite the opposite. I feel I am in the best shape ever. But my wife insisted that I come to consult you”. read more

 

Psychiatric Facts


Contrarily to what many may think, psychiatric illness is very common. Data from the WHO (World Health Association) indicates that, by the year 2020, depression will become the second most common cause of disability after cardiovascular diseases. Here are some numbers about psychiatric disorders that will most probably shock you. read more

 

Common misconceptions about psychiatry


Psychiatry remains a subject of numerous misconceptions concerning both the illness and the patients. This fact has contributed to surrounding the field of psychiatry by a vague cloud of illusions that have misled many about the reality of things.
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