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Monroe (1.77 mi)

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71201 (1) (2.42 mi)
71291 (3) (2.79 mi)
71203 (1) (6.31 mi)
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  • Frank Weinholt Jr, MD 130 Points

    Frank Weinholt Jr, MD

    409 N 7th St # 3
    West Monroe, LA 71291
  • Rita Agarwal, MD 110 Points

    Rita Agarwal, MD

    Medicine Clinic
    501 McMillan Rd
    West Monroe, LA 71291
  • Calvin Walker, MD 120 Points

    Calvin Walker, MD

    Distance: 1.77 mi
    3418 Medical Park Dr Ste 24
    Monroe, LA 71203
  • Aruna Gullapalli, MD 100 Points

    Aruna Gullapalli, MD

    North Monroe Hospital Senior
    Distance: 1.77 mi
    1902 Stubbs Ave
    Monroe, LA 71201
  • Gerald Robertson, MD 100 Points

    Gerald Robertson, MD

    Distance: 1.77 mi
    PO Box 2540
    Monroe, LA 71207

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Monroe (1.77 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