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Doctor insights on: Which Doctors Specialize In Schizophrenia

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Dr. Kevin Passer
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Schizophrenia (Definition)

A mental disorder with positive, negative, and cognitive symptoms. A person with positive symptoms loses touch with reality with hallucinations or delusions. Negative symptoms: lack of pleasure; failing to take care of everyday functions; losing motivation; the inability to carry out plans in isolation. Cognitive symptoms could include problems focusing, memory problems or difficulty understanding ...Read more


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Which doctors specialize in gerd?

Which doctors specialize in gerd?

Several: For medication treatment of symptoms, primary care physicians and gastroenterologist provide the frontline in care. Generally, specialists for gerd include minimally invasive surgeons, minimally invasive thoracic surgeons, and gastroenterologists. The option/s for potential curative intervention requires surgical specialists to treat and/or cure. ...Read more

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Do doctors know of doctors that specialize in immune disorders?

Do doctors know of doctors that specialize in immune disorders?

Doctor referrals: Look for a board certified doctor in allergy and immunology. Some allergists focus more on allergy/asthma and others focus their practices more on immunology. ...Read more

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Who are the most qualified doctors in the united states who treat complex regional pain syndrome aka rsd?

Who are the most qualified doctors in the united states who treat complex regional pain syndrome aka rsd?

Pain management: The treatment of rsd is dictated by the patient working with a physician, a pain management specialist. It also involves a team including physical therapy, psychology or psychiatry, biofeedback specialists, etc. Ask before you make an appointment with pain mgt as not all pain mgt doctors treat rsd. ...Read more

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Which type of doctors work in hospitals?

Which type of doctors work in hospitals?

Multiplr: Depending on the services offered by a particular hospital, almost all type of physicians can be found at most major hospitals. Some specialty hospitals may only offer limited services or serve only certain ages like a childrens hospital so that may limit the type of physicians found in those facilites ...Read more

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Are there doctors that specialize in palliative care?

Are there doctors that specialize in palliative care?

Yes: Hospice and pallitaive care became a board certified recognized specialty by the american board of medical specialties and the american academy of hospice & palliative medicine in 2006. The first group of physicians sat for the board certification exam in 2008. To find a physician in your area go to www.Palliativedoctors.Org. ...Read more

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Are there "terrorism" doctors? I mean, doctors that specialize in conditions as a result of terrorism?

Are there "terrorism" doctors? I mean, doctors that specialize in conditions as a result of terrorism?

Yes: Infectious disease doctors are supposed to be able to diagnose and treat infections that could be caused by bioterrorism attacks, such as anthrax, smallpox, plague, etc. Emergency room doctors are also trained to recognize these conditions. Once such a condition is diagnosed, public health authorities should be notified immediately. ...Read more

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Are there any endocrinologists that specialize in depression?

Are there any endocrinologists that specialize in depression?

Hypopituitarism: I feel empathy for what you have gone through due to Hypopituitarism and its effects. Even most tough people can become depressed with what you have gone through. Have Faith in yourself and the Creator. See another Endocrinologist for diagnosis and review of all medications, need, side effects, dose, and treatment including collaboration with a Psychiatrist. Psychiatrists specialize in Depression ...Read more

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Need a doc specializing in bipolar disorder and ADHD in chicago?

Need a doc specializing in bipolar disorder and ADHD in chicago?

Bipolar treatment: You need to be careful seeking out treatment for both bipolar disorder and adhd, because alot of the adhd medications can make the bipolar problem worse. Many symptoms of adhd are included in the criteria for bipolar disorder. I have had many patients who came in thinking they had adhd, and they really had bipolar disorder. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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I need recommendations/names of MN doctors who specialize in diagnosing POTS or similar autonomic neuropathy?

I need recommendations/names of MN doctors who specialize in diagnosing POTS or similar autonomic neuropathy?

Try the Mayo clinic: The Mayo clinic is a world wide expert in this subject, and they have many helpful resources for evaluating this kind of problem. ...Read more

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What kind of doctors specialize in children with rare diseases?

What kind of  doctors  specialize in children with rare diseases?

Not rare disease MD: It's the rare disease in whatever area the disease exists in--the rare heart disorder, the rare cancer, the rare skin disease, etc. Fully-trained and board-certified peds cardiologists, oncologists, dermatologists, would be able to treat not only the routine and everyday cardiac, cancer or skin problems and diseases, but also the rare or unusual ones. Some will be better and smarter than others! ...Read more

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Can physicians assistants specialize in anything?

Can physicians assistants specialize in anything?

Yes: Pa's have a general training and are very adaptable. Most are used to supplement general physician practices. But some work in specialized clinics and become very knowledgeable about a specific area. For instance the main cancer center in seattle has many pas who manage cancer patients with a very high level of sophistication. ...Read more

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Where are pg courses in diabetology available for doctors to train in diabetes mellitus management?

Where are pg courses in diabetology available for doctors to train in diabetes mellitus management?

Annual meetings: Annual meetings of national groups such as the american diabetes association, the endocrine society, and the american association of clinical endocrinologists provide many seminars for reviewing current practice and learning about new treatments in the pipeline. ...Read more

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Can you name any physicians who specialize in atypical trigeminal neuralgia?

Can you name any physicians who specialize in atypical trigeminal neuralgia?

Orofacial pain: Any board certified orofacial pain doctor or neurologist. Check the aaop list. ...Read more

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Can a psychologist who has a ph.D prescribe medicine in some states in the u.S.?

Can a psychologist who has a ph.D prescribe medicine in some states in the u.S.?

Yes: If i recall, louisiana, new mexico, hawaii, native american reservations, and armed forces. The candidate must have a masters degree beyond their doctoral degree--the masters must be in psychopharmacology. They must have a lot of supervised prescription experience and must pass a tough national exam. ...Read more

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Examples of different types of doctors that specialize in unresolved infectious disease cases?

Examples of different types of doctors that specialize in unresolved infectious disease cases?

HealthDept CDC: In unresolved Infectious Disease Cases the local and regional Health Departments and the Infectious Diseases Specialists from CDC do get involved to solve the Mystery in the interest of Public Health ...Read more

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Is there doctors that specialize in chronic fatigue syndrome?

Is there doctors that specialize in chronic fatigue syndrome?

Fatigue syndrome: Usually an internist or family practitioner is capable of handling this problem and can make appropriate referral consultation should the need arise. ...Read more