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  • Stephanie Waggel, MD
    540 Points
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    Stephanie Waggel, MD

    Improve Life PLLC
    Distance: 19.39 mi
    2201 Cooperative Way
    600
    Herndon, VA 20170
  • ALAN CORNFIELD, D.C.
    500 Points

    ALAN CORNFIELD, D.C.

    Smart Medical & Rehab Therapy
    2730 UNIVERSITY BLVD WEST
    SUITE 500
    Silver Spring, MD 20908
  • Smita Patel, MD 280 Points

    Smita Patel, MD

    11161 New Hampshire Ave Ste 420
    Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • David Zwerdling, MD 150 Points

    David Zwerdling, MD

    2907 Woodstock Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Willie Hamlin, MD 140 Points

    Willie Hamlin, MD

    Institute-Child & Family Psych
    8607 2nd Ave Ste 201A
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Edwig Plotnick, MD 130 Points

    Edwig Plotnick, MD

    8830 Cameron Street, Suite 503
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Sidney Shankman, MD 120 Points

    Sidney Shankman, MD

    8611 2nd Ave Ste 301
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Joel Cohen, MD 110 Points

    Joel Cohen, MD

    8750 Georgia Ave Ste 131
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • James Voell, MD 100 Points

    James Voell, MD

    Burnt Mills Psychiatric Group
    11215 Oak Leaf Dr Ste 109
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
  • Rafael Collazo Camunas, MD 100 Points

    Rafael Collazo Camunas, MD

    1001 Spring St Apt 122
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Mauricio Cortina, MD 100 Points

    Mauricio Cortina, MD

    5 Sunnyside Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Daniel Hommer, MD 100 Points

    Daniel Hommer, MD

    Counseling & Treatment Assoc
    2101 Medical Park Dr Ste 207
    Silver Spring, MD 20902
  • Leon Cytryn, MD 100 Points

    Leon Cytryn, MD

    9513 Midwood Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Donna Edison, DO 100 Points

    Donna Edison, DO

    413 Carona Pl
    Silver Spring, MD 20905
  • Melvin Stern, MD 100 Points

    Melvin Stern, MD

    Geriatric Mental Health Systms
    11215 Oak Leaf Dr Ste 108
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
  • Mark Rosenberg, MD 100 Points

    Mark Rosenberg, MD

    Hecht Bass Rosen & Schwartz
    8403 Colesville Rd Ste 1600
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Charles Privitera Jr, MD 100 Points

    Charles Privitera Jr, MD

    8811 Colesville Rd Ste 116
    Silver Spring, MD 20910

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