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We need a new standard of care by Larry Drain Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 23 Oct 2011 9:10am I recently had the chance to learn a lot about the importance of standard of care.  I honestly had never really understood the importance. I went to a conference that had more living psychiatrists than I had ever seen at one time.  There were probably 20 or 30 there of about 100 participants.  All of psychiatrists were to some degree suppor ... Read on »
I see my psychiatrist on TV by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:36pm “Remote doctoring” seems particularly suited to psychiatric patient encounters. Because with telemedicine you can do everything except touch and smell the patient, a specialty that dwells most on listening, talking and treating would be well served by the technology. Telemedicine has been used for some time to allow doctors in more remote/le ... Read on »
Went to the Psychiatrist Today by James Claims Posted Thu 08 Mar 2012 4:05pm As the title subtly suggests, I went to see my psychiatrist today. I told her about all the things that went on and the reaction was not what I expected. From my past psychiatrist and current psychologist, I’ve come to assume that all mental health professionals have a degree of unflappability. Even from Dr. M [...] Read on »
Dr. Thomas Szasz, Psychiatrist ... by Rossa Forbes Posted Wed 12 Sep 2012 5:12am Dr. Thomas Szasz, Psychiatrist Who Led Movement Against His Field, Dies at 92 By BENEDICT CAREY Published: September 11, 2012 Thomas Szasz, a psychiatrist whose 1961 book “The Myth of Mental Illness” questioned the legitimacy of his field and provided the intellectual grounding for generations of critics, patient advocates and antipsy ... Read on »
The Doctor for You: What to Look For When Choosing the Right Psychologist or Psychiatrist by Susan K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 02 Dec 2012 9:55am It's normal to feel depressed, overwhelmed, anxious, or fatigued from time to time. If feelings of intense depression, anger, anxiety, or hopelessness begin to plague your everyday life, however, that's when things become much more problematic. If you've been feeling unlike your usual self for quite some time, it couldn't hurt to seek out a goo ... Read on »
What to Expect from a Psychological Evaluation by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 13 May 2009 10:13pm You may be asked to meet with a psychologist for a “psychological evaluation”.   A psychologist is different from a psychiatrist.   A psychiatrist has a medical degree (M.D.), and they primarily prescribe medication, although some also conduct psychotherapy.   A psychologist has a doctorate in psychology (a Ph.D. or Psy.D.), and they provid ... Read on »
What to Expect from a Psychological Evaluation by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 25 Nov 2009 10:01pm    You may be asked to meet with a psychologist for a “psychological evaluation”.   A psychologist is different from a psychiatrist.   A psychiatrist has a medical degree (M.D.), and they primarily prescribe medication, although some also conduct psychotherapy.   A psychologist has a doctorate in psychology (a Ph.D. or Psy.D.), and they ... Read on »
What to Expect from a Psychological Evaluation by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 12 Apr 2014 9:20pm    You may be asked to meet with a psychologist for a “psychological evaluation”.  A psychologist is different from a psychiatrist.  A psychiatrist has a medical degree (M.D.), and they primarily prescribe medication, although some also conduct psychotherapy.  A psychologist has a doctorate in psychology (a Ph.D. or Psy.D.), and they ... Read on »
Raising awareness of Lyme disease by Geoff Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 11:24am 3 Comments Today's featured contributor is Dr. Virginia Sherr, who maintains the site The Human Side of Lyme. Dr. Sherr is a psychiatrist who has experienced Lyme disease first hand over many years, and shares valuable information and resources to get the word out about this ongoing problem. She is particularly concerned about the incidence of undiagno ... Read on »
The Ninety Three Degree Reprieve by Alene Nitzky Posted Tue 22 May 2012 12:00am Tonight was my tempo run night with Shannon. Before the run I thought, he is going to kick my butt tonight. Except it was 93 degrees and both of us were hurting when we started at 6 pm. So we decided to just do the miles and not push the pace. When I suggested that, he let out a big sigh of relief. We'll get back to it next week. ... Read on »