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The Psychiatric Department

    The Psychiatric Department of Xi'an Central Hospital was founded in 1993 by Xie Zhiqian, a famous psychiatrist in Shaanxi Province. It is the first specialized department dealing with psychiatric issues of Xi’an’s municipal general hospitals. After more than 20 years of development, the department’s academic level and clinical expertise have been in the forefront of Shaanxi province. Currently, we have two chief physicians, one deputy chief physician, three resident doctors, four psychotherapists and one psychological evaluator. We enjoy a strong technical force and a well-allocated personnel. Every physician in our team has a master’s degree. Besides, our department boasts perfect facilities, distinctive features, comprehensive strength, a large influence in Xi’an and even in the whole province. Patients not only come from throughout the province but also Xinjiang, Ningxia, Gansu, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, etc.

    Our department mainly deals with various psychosomatic and psychiatric diseases such as neurosis, depression, mood disorders, sleep disorders, somatization disorders, and some other severe mental diseases. In 2015, the number of outpatients in the psychiatric department of the Central Hospital was nearly 19,000, an increase of 10% over 2014. Psychological evaluation rooms and psychotherapy rooms which carry out psychological evaluation, sand table treatment, hypnosis treatment, psychoanalytic treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy are unique and efficient, especially for children, adolescents and patients suffer from psychological marriage-related problems. In the meanwhile, drug treatment and psychotherapy work go hand in hand and witness a vigorous development. We strive to maintain a domestic advanced level in terms of professional technologies, as a result, our department has now become one of the most well-known psychotherapy centers in Xi'an. A large number of patients from both inside and outside the province come to us for treatment.