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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I'm feeling worried that the psychiatrist can't help me and wonder if I should just give up?
Encourage you: to openly share this fear with the psychiatrist. ...Read more
Can you tell me how I could stay positive even if things don't go as expected at my psychiatrist appointment?
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
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?
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