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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: We know that many psychiatric problems have an increased genetic risk. However, this is not guaranteed to occur. Even though the risk is increased for ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Genetics: Chances increase if both parents have the illness or it is chromosomal dominant.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: That is variable. It depends on the condition, the treatment and the person. Sometimes a change in behavior, mood or thoughts is noted rather than a m ... Read More
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Psych meds: Psychiatric meds given for the right diagnosis and if they work appropriately without major side effects are designed to improve symptoms and behavior ... Read More
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
NO.: Consistently, no. Sometimes, yes. It depends substantially on the diagnosis, types of medications, and many other factors. For instance, in some pa ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
Ethically no: For a few reasons..."do no harm" first and foremost. There is a medical-ethical contract not to date patients, current or past. If it does not fare w ... Read More
Dr. Lincoln Bickford
15 years experience Psychiatry
No: Psychiatrists are ethically bound not to date former patients. I assume that the same goes for psychiatric nurses. Perhaps inquire with the american ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Historical use, yes: Electronarcosis was an electrical treatment predating electroconvulsive therapy [ect -- which is still used today to help treat severely depressed and ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
No: If a patient is treated for a psychiatric condition with psych meds & it helps the pt. And pt. Become stable & functional. If the medication is then d ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Trust goes 2 ways: A psychiatric disorder is diagnosed when a person suffers symptoms and history that meet research-based criteria for that disorder. The purpose is to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Psych. ward: Milieu therapies include Supportive counseling, Group therapy, Recreational & Activities therapies, Educational, Art therapy, Medication managemen ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Davies
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: If you are acutely ill, it doesn't matter whether you are psychiatrically or physically ill. You should see your doctor and stay off work. If you have ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Ask Benefits Person: The person in charge of insurance benefits at the insurance company may know which hospitals have Psychiatry Units. Otherwise, look online for Psychia ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sherry Broadwell
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Diet/nutrition: Hi, great question! If the antipsychotics are for schizophrenia, here's an article on nutritional considerations: http://www.nutritionmd.org/health_ca ... Read More
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