Psychiatry: What Has Happened To You?

What has happened to psychiatry?  It used to be psychiatrists were the experts on therapy and medication.  But these days, psychiatrists are diagnosticians and medication managers only.  I am not sure how the change occurred or why.  Therapy  now occurs in the capable hands of PHD psychologists or licensed social workers. My brother, who has…

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Doctor to Patient:Your Symptoms Are In Your Head

When medical professionals, whether primary care or specialists, cannot figure out a diagnosis and all standard diagnostic tests are normal, two things occur.  The patient will be asked if they have a counselor and then, a prescription for either an anti- depressant or anxiety medication is given.  The patient leaves  the room still experiencing the…

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