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Dr. David Barnum

Clinical Psychology
Lawrence, KS
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Lawrence, KS

Address

2601 W. 6th Street, Suite C, Lawrence, KS
Directions

Fax

(784) 749-2581

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kansas

Cigna

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Clinical Psychology

ADHD and Autism

Public Health

Licenses

United States: Kansas

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
47 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
The workout?: I assume you're referring to the exercise system "insanity". Generally, no exercise will do spot reduction. But, increasing overall fitness, toning an... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
It's how you manage: It's not the disorder that makes the difference; it's how we learn and use skills to effectively manage ourselves in a given work setting. Many peopl... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Ignore: Regular physical activity, especially aerobic, has been shown to be effective for mild depression.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Not uncommon: Sensory processing issues commonly occur in the autism spectrum disorders, so much so the these problems are now included in the criteria for diagnosi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Yes: There may be behavioral components, but addiction is fundamentally related to underlying brain function and the effects of the substance on the brain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Caffeine: yes and withdrawal after regular use.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Ignore: Seduce each other's brains long before your bodies!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Communication: It provides a common language and criteria for communication between providers, and between providers and patients.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Recovery: Typically, alcoholism doesn't get cured. It is an ongoing disorder that requires ongoing work to treat it. Recovery can occur, but it does involve c... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
That depends: There are actually a few different conditions that can produce a feeling of "paranoid of everything." i'd suggest an appointment with a mental health... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Better: Better concentration, better weight management, improved sex drive.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
A little more info: Please help me understand your question so I can work out an answer that will be helpful. Are you wondering about the medication, your feeling of impa... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Consult a pharmacist: Often, transdermal deliver systems, like nicotine patches, don't work the same way when cut in half. Nicotine patches are designed to deliver a small ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Family History?: Generally speaking, the strongest predictor for mood disorders like bipolar disorder is a positive family history of mood disorder. Get a good, inter... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Get it checked: Technically, yes, but so can a variety of other conditions. Please get a physical exam to rule out other possibilities first.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barnum
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Sobriety : It is unlikely for your bany to be in "grave" danger, however it is very important to stop all use of alcohol while pregnant. Central nervous system d... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barnum is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barnum is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you! & I will stop all consumption!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kansas
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Temple University Health Sciences Center

Awards

Top Psychologist, First Place, Kansas - Summer
2013
Top Psychologist, First Place, Kansas - Fall
2014
Thought Leader, Third Place, Kansas - Fall
2014

Affiliations

Kansas Psychological Association
American Psychological Association (APA) member
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