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I was diagnosed with dysthemia w/major depressive episodes. My psych suggested a neurologist. Why and what could the findings be?

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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: I would ask

Your pyschiatrist since they recommended you see a neurologist.
I would guess (note i say guess) that they are just worried that you might have a brain tumor or some other condition that is contributing to your derpression.

In brief: I would ask

Your pyschiatrist since they recommended you see a neurologist.
I would guess (note i say guess) that they are just worried that you might have a brain tumor or some other condition that is contributing to your derpression.
Dr. Philip Chao
Dr. Philip Chao
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Other things

Your psychiatrist may think that you have some organic cause of your mental problems.
See the neurologist.

In brief: Other things

Your psychiatrist may think that you have some organic cause of your mental problems.
See the neurologist.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Mood and neurologist

The simplest thing to do is ask your psychiatrist or psychologist speculation and assumption is simply going to make you more worried and cause more anxiety and more frustration.
If your relationship is good with your psychologist and or psychiatrist simply asking why did he referred you to a neurologist. So to give you a differential diagnosis of all the possible diseases is not a good thing here.

In brief: Mood and neurologist

The simplest thing to do is ask your psychiatrist or psychologist speculation and assumption is simply going to make you more worried and cause more anxiety and more frustration.
If your relationship is good with your psychologist and or psychiatrist simply asking why did he referred you to a neurologist. So to give you a differential diagnosis of all the possible diseases is not a good thing here.
Dr. Leonard Lado
Dr. Leonard Lado
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ask Your Doctor

Your doctor is the best person to answer your question.
It is likely that he/she wanted to make sure that you don't have an obvious neurological reason for your mood related problems.

In brief: Ask Your Doctor

Your doctor is the best person to answer your question.
It is likely that he/she wanted to make sure that you don't have an obvious neurological reason for your mood related problems.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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