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  • Joseph Mawhinney, MD 570 Points

    Coastal Psychiatric Medical Associates
    8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
    B206
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Mounir Soliman, MD
    300 Points

    8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Alexander Papp, MD
    200 Points

    8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Maria Tiamson-Kassab, MD
    200 Points

    Moores Cancer Center 3855 Health Sciences Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92093
  • Alison Reminick, MD
    150 Points

    8939 Villa La Jolla Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Richard Wachsman, MD 150 Points

    4150 Regents Park Row Ste 225
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Yuval Estrov, MD 140 Points

    4225 Executive Sq Ste 1130
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Sonya Hintz, MD 140 Points

    3252 Holiday Ct Ste 100
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Jaga Nath Glassman, MD 130 Points

    9834 Genesee Ave Ste 420
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Donald Kripke, MD 130 Points

    1020 Prospect St
    La Jolla, CA 92037

Psychiatrist Info

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