Dr. James Pryor

Psychiatry
Christchurch, NC
35 years experience male

Locations

Adult Community Mental Health Services

Christchurch

Address

Hilmorton Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
Directions

About

Bio

Almost 30 years of treating psychiatric patients from those with chronic mental illness, depression, anxiety disorders and dementias. 

Specialties
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Psychiatry, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: North Carolina, South Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

70 Answers
33 Agrees
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Pryor
35 years experience Psychiatry
Bad Idea: Two drugs in the same class, Benzodiazepines, is a very poor choice on your doctor's part. I'd recommend finding a psychiatrist to taper you off of t ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Pryor
35 years experience Psychiatry
Few worries: Suspect that it is not related to the medicine, and is probably a normal variant. You are being very aware of it now due to starting a new medicine. ... Read More
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1 thank
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Pryor
35 years experience Psychiatry
Common: It has increased your prolactin level. A common side effect of first generation anti-psychotic medications. These will stop with stopping of medicat ... Read More
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1 thank

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pryor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pryor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Hey Dr. James, I really appreciate the advice. I will for sure try the distraction techniques. Thanks again. Nicole
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, she is being treated for chronic severe migraines. Any tips
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you! yes, I just saw my endoc. and all is well with thyroid.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, SC
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Lauglin Fellow, American College of Psychiatry
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