Nearby Cities

Philippi (18.78 mi)
Buckhannon (21.23 mi)

Nearby Zip Codes

26241 (1) (0.37 mi)
26416 (1) (18.78 mi)
26201 (1) (20.7 mi)
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  • Mary Scott, DO, MD 100 Points

    Mary Scott, DO, MD

    West Virginia University
    119 S Gate Rd
    Elkins, WV 26241
  • Mary Myers, MD 100 Points

    Mary Myers, MD

    Myers Clinic
    Distance: 18.77 mi
    112 Wood St
    Philippi, WV 26416
  • Safwat Attia, MD 100 Points

    Safwat Attia, MD

    Distance: 21.22 mi
    104 E Main St
    Buckhannon, WV 26201
  • David Colvin, MD 200 Points

    David Colvin, MD

    Distance: 33.2 mi
    Retired, no longer in practice
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
  • Toni Goodykoontz, MD 130 Points

    Toni Goodykoontz, MD

    Summit Center For Human Dev
    Distance: 33.2 mi
    PO Box 4536
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
  • Anoushirvan Adel, MD 100 Points

    Anoushirvan Adel, MD

    Distance: 33.2 mi
    PO Box 1127
    Bridgeport, WV 26330

Nearby Cities

Philippi (18.78 mi)
Buckhannon (21.23 mi)

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