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What is a pain psychiatrist?

What is a pain psychiatrist?

Unclear question: Psychiatrists are not trained as pain specialists. However, pain has both a physical and psychological component. A psychologist or psychiatrist may work at part of a pain management team to address coping skills, relaxation techniques, and treat depression associated with pain. ...Read more

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Can minors see a psychiatrist?

Yes: They can, but under most conditions they would need the consent of a parent. Check with your state attorney general's office to determine under what conditions you would not need consent in your state. ...Read more

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How to find a good psychiatrist?

How to find a good psychiatrist?

Here are some ideas: 1. Most people want doctors on their insurance, so if you have a list to work from, that might be a good start. 2. Try calling the psychiatry dept at a nearby medical center, & ask if any staff (or "faculty") psychiatrists are taking new office patients. Such docs are already vetted by their hospital. 3. Word of mouth from family or friend. 4. Search doctor websites online. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any psychiatrists here?

Are there any psychiatrists here?

Yes: There are many psychiatrists on healthtap. There are also physicians of nearly every other specialty as well. ...Read more

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Should I seek out a psychiatrist?

Should I seek out a psychiatrist?

Depends on problem : Psychiatrists can be helpful for a range of mental health problems; we can be more specific about usefulness in particular problems with more information. ...Read more

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What to do to change my psychiatrist?

What to do to change my psychiatrist?

I would suggest that: You discuss your desire to leave with your current psychiatrist. You may be asked why you wish to leave. Sometimes the psychiatrist may make suggestions for another provider ; at other times you are on your own. I would encourage you not to leave a provider for reasons like therapy being painful. Please be aware that now a days most psychiatrists primarily do medication management. ...Read more

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Can i get in touch with a psychiatrist?

Certainly.: Please schedule an appointment with a healthtap psychiatrist. Good luck! ...Read more

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When should someone see a psychiatrist?

See below.: When a person has noticed a deterioration in his or her level of functioning that is impacting a major area of his or her life. If there is significant emotional or physical distress due to symptoms and if a person is having thoughts of harming himself or herself or others, then the individual should definitely see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How could psychiatrists treat obbsession?

How could psychiatrists treat obbsession?

Obsession txment.: Clomipramine, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, andsertraline, which are approved by the (FDA) for treatment of OCD, are recommended pharmacological agents. Although meta-analyses of placebo-controlled trials suggest greater efficacy for clomipramine than for fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, & sertraline. Psychotherapy-CBT using behavioral techniques such as response prevention (ERP) is recommended. ...Read more