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  • 340 Points

    Acadian Care, LLC

    Distance: 25.43 mi
    113 Christian Lane
    Slidell, LA 70458
  • Balminder Mangat, MD 120 Points

    Balminder Mangat, MD

    Distance: 25.43 mi
    PO Box 3039
    Slidell, LA 70459
  • William Bloom Jr, MD 110 Points

    William Bloom Jr, MD

    Distance: 25.43 mi
    104 Medical Center Dr
    Slidell, LA 70461
  • James Denney, MD 110 Points

    James Denney, MD

    Denney Psychiatry & Assocs
    Distance: 25.43 mi
    609 Brownswitch Rd
    Slidell, LA 70458
  • Anwantbir Chawla, MD 110 Points

    Anwantbir Chawla, MD

    Sleep Disorders Ctr
    Distance: 25.43 mi
    100 Medical Center Dr Ste 205
    Slidell, LA 70461
  • William Bloom, MD 10 Points

    William Bloom, MD

    Distance: 25.43 mi
    105 Medical Center Dr
    Slidell, LA 70461
  • Anwantbir Chawla

    Anwantbir Chawla

    Distance: 25.43 mi
    100 Medical Center Dr Ste 205
    Slidell, LA 70461

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