Psychiatrist, Dr. Rakesh Amin, MD, discusses the toll that schizophrenia takes on caregivers, how caregivers of schizophrenia patients can best support themselves, as well as their patients, and how caregivers can help patients establish a successful treatment plan. Dr. Amin talks about newer treatment options, such as long-acting injectables, that can help improve patient adherence, reduce stress, and allow freedom from taking a pill every day.
Dr. Amin, an Oklahoma native, pursued his undergraduate years at University of Texas in Austin. He then completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Florida. Dr. Amin is dedicated to helping those with mental and behavioral health needs. He enjoys mentoring other Healthcare Professionals and supporting the community through Psychiatric Medicine. An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Amin has a particular interest in running, hiking, playing sports, and travel. With a focus on healthy living, Dr. Amin shares his passion and approach to a balanced lifestyle with his patients. He currently practices psychiatry in Nashville, Tennessee.