What is a psychiatrist?
A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who has received additional training in mental health. The difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist is that psychologist are typically not medical doctors and are not able to prescribe medications. They are more likely to be therapists and researchers in their fields. Our psychiatrists are specialized physicians that have an adept grasp of psychiatric disease. This comes hand and hand with the knowledge of how to prescribe powerful medications so that you can deal with your mental illness in the everyday setting. Psychiatrists are able to treat a host of diseases with medications, contact us at 323-609-4601 to learn more.
Bipolar disorder: This is a lifelong illness that is often misdiagnosed by medical doctors. Many people will experience this disease in everyday life without ever knowing that they are dealing with psychiatric illness. Bipolar disorder can also come on a spectrum. There are often individuals who are high functioning and able to perform intricate jobs as well as tasks, yet still deal with mental affliction. Bipolar disorder is described as having both depression and mania. Mania is when a person feels that they are on top of the world and that they may even be a god. People with mania experience episodically. They may have pressured and fast speech. Episodes of mania could include gambling binges that could ruin a family's finances. It is best to be treated by a psychiatrist if you have this disorder. Lithium is the first line medication for people with bipolar disorder but there are a host of other medications that can help patients function in light of this disease. Our psychiatrist have been performing treatments for people for bipolar disease for years and we can help you today. If you feel like you have no other out then we are here to help. Call us now.
Major Depressive Disorder: This is a disorder that effects millions of Americans a year. It is one of the toughest mental illnesses to deal with on a day to day basis. This is because it can effect the patient for every day for many years if not addressed with a trained professional. It can be accompanied by feelings of guilt, doubt, decreased sleep, and even suicidal thoughts. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression then you may often feel that there is no way out. We at Cary Therapy have psychiatrists with an intricate knowledge of depression and can help you through your significant life events. If you want to be happy again then call us here at Cary Therapy. Our psychiatrists are able to prescribe you medications that can help you through hard times. Remember that you don't have to go through your hardships alone. Call now at 323-609-4601.