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A 25-year-old female asked:

honestly, because of my violent and traumatic childhood, who do i see to ensure that all of my neurotransmitters work?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Clinical psychologis: Psychologist counseling is warranted. Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory and clinical knowledge. You will be able to get help with: behavior modification, life-style counseling, progressive relaxation, guided imagery, hypnosis, biofeedback, referral to psychiatrist if needed.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Violent childhood: I'm sorry to hear you've experienced a violent childhood -- this is more common than most people realize. There is certainly help available, though, through psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals. Some treatment focus might be on medications affecting neurotransmitters, but the bulk of help will come through psychotherapies. These can affect neurotransmitters also!

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