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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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I don't have a psychiatrist anymore and i'm out of meds...Where do I go?

I don't have a psychiatrist anymore and i'm out of meds...Where do I go?

Consult with a doc: Psychiatrists are specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. Though general practitioners ; family medicine and internists can ( and do) prescribe, if you are having recurrence of your psychiatric symptoms perhaps the best choice would be to be evaluated by a psychiatrist , an expert in this area. ...Read more

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I'm scared of everything. Who can help me with this i don't want to see a psychiatrist?

I'm scared of everything. Who can help me with this i don't want to see a psychiatrist?

Cognitive : Behavioral therapy may help - consider seeing a psychologist or a therapist in your area who provides this treatment. Heck, even some of us psychiatrists due cbt. ...Read more

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Why can't a community mental health center employ psychiatrists. Why are they only contractors?

Why  can't a community mental health center employ psychiatrists.  Why are they only contractors?

Money & Stigma: Until very recently and after congress passed what are known as "parity" laws, mental conditions did not even have to be covered by insurance companies. Even now, the rates doctors are paid for seeing mental health patients who have insurance is less than for other diseases. The fees for psychiatrists to see medicaid patients is even lower. Mental patients, sadly, have always been stigmatized. ...Read more

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I finally went to a psychiatrist. But I don't think it helped much. Should I go to a different one?

Maybe, but try again: Working closely with a psychiatrist or psychologist, where you often need to disclose the most personal information, often takes time to develop a good relationship. It is rare to feel significant benefit after only one visit. Give it a few more visits; be very open and honest and see where it leads you. ...Read more

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I've gotten in a lot of messes in the past and I can't seem to let go. Should I go to a psychiatrist?

I've gotten in a lot of messes in the past and I can't seem to let go. Should I go to a psychiatrist?

Perhaps: I'm not sure what kind of messes you're referring to, but incapacitating guilt can certainly affect your mental health. Psychiatrists can often help with this -- but if you decide to see one, make sure s/he offers psychotherapy as well as medication management in his or her practice. It sounds like talk therapy will be an important part of your healing. Be well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stay positive even if things don't go as expected at my psychiatrist appointment?

Communication: have an open and honest discussion with your psychiatrist. they are trained to listen carefully for disruptions in the theraputic alliance and want to get things back on track.. if the impass seems unresolvable there may be room for a 2nd opinion ...Read more

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Who are some top psychiatrists in newark/bear de. If you don't rate psychiatrist where can I go to get that info

Top rated specialist: There are websites which portray doctors' specialties and ratings by patients. Healthgrades.Com and vitals.Com are some examples. Do not believe everything the critics say about your doctor. Most opinions are from angry patients or ex-employees trying to ruin their reputation, although you can find good reviews in there. Good luck in your search! ...Read more

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I've been holding onto my past for so long. I don't think going to a psychiatrist will be able to help. What can I do?

I've been holding onto my past for so long. I don't think going to a psychiatrist will be able to help. What can I do?

Go!!!: As long as you are above ground and sucking in air, there is the possibility of change. Make an appointment with a board certified psychiatrist today! ...Read more

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