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Find a psychiatrist in Anchorage, AK 99503 who can help with mental health, depression, stress, anxiety, counseling, family and relationships, therapy, and more.

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  • Merijeanne Moore, DO 130 Points

    Merijeanne Moore, DO

    Doctors Pollock Moore & Assoc
    207 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99503
  • Robert Wald, MD 110 Points

    Robert Wald, MD

    Charter North Star Behavioral
    2605 Denali St
    Anchorage, AK 99503
  • Ronald Pollock, DO 100 Points

    Ronald Pollock, DO

    Doctors Pollock Moore & Assoc
    207 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 111
    Anchorage, AK 99503
  • Jay Ehly, MD 100 Points

    Jay Ehly, MD

    200 W 34th Ave, Pmb 1204
    Anchorage, AK 99503
  • Wandal Winn, MD 100 Points

    Wandal Winn, MD

    Megellan Behavioral Health
    4300 B St Ste 202
    Anchorage, AK 99503
  • David Samson, MD 90 Points

    David Samson, MD

    Alaska Counseling Svc
    2600 Denali St Ste 606
    Anchorage, AK 99503
  • Wandal Winn

    Wandal Winn

    4300 B St Ste 202
    Anchorage, AK 99503

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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