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  • Phyllis Wallo, MD 360 Points

    Phyllis Wallo, MD

    Phyllis B Wallo MD
    3301 Canal Street #1
    New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Howard Osofsky, MD, PhD
    310 Points

    Howard Osofsky, MD, PhD

    LSU Healthcare Network
    1542 Tulane Ave Rm 228
    New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Arthur J.L. Strauss, M.D. 210 Points

    Arthur J.L. Strauss, M.D.

    3600 Prytania St, #49
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Jennifer Gotto 150 Points

    Jennifer Gotto

    Ochsner Medical Center
    1514 Jefferson Hwy.
    New Orleans, LA 70121
  • Robert Ancira, MD 140 Points

    Robert Ancira, MD

    1325 Amelia St
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • James Barbee, MD 130 Points

    James Barbee, MD

    Lsu Healthcare Network
    1542 Tulane Ave, PO Box T4-6
    New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Ted Bloch III, MD 130 Points

    Ted Bloch III, MD

    Touro Mental Health Svc
    3525 Prytania St Ste 211
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • George Guild, MD 120 Points

    George Guild, MD

    3402 Coliseum St
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Erich Conrad, MD 120 Points

    Erich Conrad, MD

    Lsu Healthcare Network
    1542 Tulane Ave Ste 356
    New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Mark Townsend, MD 120 Points

    Mark Townsend, MD

    Lsu Healthcare Network
    1542 Tulane Ave, Lsu Dept Of Psych
    New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Milton Anderson, MD 120 Points

    Milton Anderson, MD

    Ochsner Clinic North Shore
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, Psychy Dept
    New Orleans, LA 70121
  • Marilyn Skinner, MD 120 Points

    Marilyn Skinner, MD

    1303 Antonine St
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Edward Foulks, MD 120 Points

    Edward Foulks, MD

    Tulane Faculty Practice Plan T Ulane Univ Health Sciences Ct
    1430 Tulane Ave, Tulane Univ Sch Med
    New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Victoria Snider, MD 120 Points

    Victoria Snider, MD

    Tulane University School/Mdcn
    1040 Calhoun St, Health Center
    New Orleans, LA 70118
  • John Bick, MD 110 Points

    John Bick, MD

    3705 Coliseum St
    New Orleans, LA 70115

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