Psychiatry Blog

Behavioral Health – What Is it and How Does it Differ From Mental Health? 
what is behavioral health?
Behavioral Health When it comes to behavioral health, many individuals find themselves suffering from issues pertaining to depression, anxiety, weight loss, drinking and drug use, or more. This has also led to a considerable amount of healthcare providers offering options to individuals that find themselves struggling with a behavioral health issue. While behavioral health is vital to all people, many are actually unaware of what it actually is and how it differs from your mental health. Therefore,
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Is Autism Genetic?
Is Autism Genetic?
The Genetics of Autism Knowing more about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will help us answer: is autism genetic? Autism is an early childhood neurodevelopmental disorder (meaning that it affects the nervous system and the development of a child) that is defined by abnormal social interactions, difficulty adjusting to change, sometimes unusual communication skills, and having a hypersensitive, and having restricted, repetitive, restricted behaviors (RRBs).  Decades ago, theories were that cold parenting attitudes were to blame for the disorder,
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5 Ways to Prepare for an Online Psychiatrist Appointment
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Preparing for a new online psychiatrist appointment can be nerve-wracking, especially if you have never been to psychiatry or counseling before and do not know what to expect. This can lead to feelings of anxiety, uneasiness, or all out seeking to bail out of the appointment or meeting. This is why it is important to somewhat prepare for the meeting with your psychiatrist. As they say, the prepared beats the unprepared, and going in with things that
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Depression Episode: What is it?
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What Causes a Depression Episode? Depression episodes are a mood disorder characterized by feelings of excessive sadness, hopelessness, and low energy. Often, these episodes recur over a person’s lifetime, but some people experience single-event depression episode resulting from something like a difficult life event. To qualify as a depressive episode, the symptoms of depression must go on for at least two consecutive weeks. Once they begin, the symptoms of a depression episode can last for weeks, months,
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Can an Online Psychiatrist Prescribe Medication?
Can an Online Psychiatrist Prescribe Medication
Can an Online Psychiatrist Prescribe Medication? The short answer is, Yes! Online Psychiatrists who went to medical school and have an active license in your state do prescribe medication. But there is a lot more to online psychiatry (also called telepsychiatry or telemedicine) that you should know. What is Online Psychiatry, or Telepsychiatry? Telemedicine is a method or process of delivering health care from a distance through online technology, often using videoconferencing. Desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones
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