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I am in need of a new dr that's familiar with psychiatry, and can prescribe medication?

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Psychiatrist: Ask your GP for a referral to a reputable psychiatrist in your area. It's best not to try to find one out of the phone book.

Answered 2/27/2019

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered

Specializes in Surgery

LOOK FOR A LOCAL: look for a local family physician,most of the are comfortable prescribing medication that have need started and initiated by a psychiatrist. most of the are comfortable to start a simple anti depression medication and monitor the effect. most of them will preferred their patient to be seen by a psychiatrist often for a follow up and to monitor progress. good luck

Answered 4/6/2015

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Dr. Eric Levin answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Maybe Telepsych?: Getting in to see a Psychiatrist or even any therapist can be difficult depending where you live. Telepsychiatry may be an option. If you are interested here are a few sites. insighttelepsychiatry.com, faspsych-telepsych.com,/www.advancedtelemedservices.com. Good Luck.

Answered 3/2/2019

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