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Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder

Fear can overwhelm people with panic disorder, and untreated panic disorder can negatively affect a person’s quality of life. Panic attacks can occur at any time without a clear trigger, and can even include physical symptoms such as racing heart, sweating, or dizziness. Panic disorder is often treated with psychotherapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, medication, or both.

Can Psychiatry and Therapy Treat Trauma?

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Can Psychiatry and Therapy Treat Trauma? Yes, psychiatry and talk therapy can be very beneficial for people with past trauma. Psychiatry is a specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health conditions, and they can provide a range of …

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed?

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed? Mental illness is diagnosed by a mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, or licensed clinical social worker. First, what is a mental illness? Mental disorders (or mental illnesses) are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, or behavior that causes the person distress and difficulty functioning. There …

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