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Ozark (21.98 mi)

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36303 (3) (2.21 mi)
36301 (2) (2.27 mi)
36360 (1) (21.34 mi)
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  • Nelson Handal Thome, MD 130 Points

    Dothan Behavioral Medicine
    100 Westside Dr, C/O Child & Family Service
    Dothan, AL 36303
  • Jerlyn Mccleod, MD 130 Points

    Dothan Behavioral Medicine
    101 Medical Dr
    Dothan, AL 36303
  • Sam West Jr, MD 120 Points

    Medical Specialties Of Dothan
    207 Haven Dr
    Dothan, AL 36301
  • Madeline Ferrell, MD 110 Points

    Medical Specialties-Dothan
    114 E Troy St
    Dothan, AL 36303
  • Charles Hicks Jr, MD 100 Points

    Pulmonary Associates
    4300 W Main St Ste 102
    Dothan, AL 36305
  • Sam West, MD

    Medical Specialties Of Dotham
    207 Haven Dr
    Dothan, AL 36301
  • Eyob Tessema, MD 100 Points

    Chicago Med School
    Distance: 21.99 mi
    218 Hospital Ave Ste C
    Ozark, AL 36360

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Ozark (21.98 mi)

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Psychiatrist Summary:
Psychiatry involves the treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of mental illness. A psychiatrist diagnoses mental and emotional disorders using assessments and may order further psychiatric diagnostic laboratory tests if necessary. Mental and emotional disorders including difficulty coping, stress, trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, substance-abuse disorders, sexual issues, schizophrenia, and addictions may be helped by different forms of psychiatry.

Common Treatments: Psychiatrists commonly treat children and adults suffering from attention deficit disorder (ADD), clinical depression, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, phobias, paranoia, psychosis, OCD, and panic attacks. Additional disorders treated by psychiatrists are: mania, schizophrenia, claustrophobia, paranoia, agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, hallucinations, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and panic disorder.


Psychiatrist FAQs:
What is a

Psychiatrist

?
A Psychiatrist is a licensed physician who specializes in the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.

What is the Difference between a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist?


Psychologists are concerned with the different aspects of behavior and mental processes and cannot prescribe medications. A clinical psychologist uses psychotherapy and other counseling skills to improve emotional and mental health. A Psychiatrist is a medical doctor who performs psychotherapy but can also prescribe medicine.

Why might I see a Psychiatrist?


You could see a Psychiatrist for abuse, addictions, anxiety, coping mechanism issues, depression, an eating disorder, emotional distress, personal growth, phobias, relationship issues, sexual problems, and trauma.

What are the requirements for becoming a licensed Psychiatrist?


A Psychiatrist must have a Masters or a Doctoral Degree from an accredited school. Other requirements toward becoming a Psychiatrist include residency training and board certifications that vary from state to state.


Psychiatrist Related Terms:
anxiety, behavioral disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, suicide, relationship difficulties, chronic mental illness, parenting issues, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, lobotomy, antidepressants