Psychiatry Articles

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Psychiatry is a specific branch of medicine focusing on diagnosing mental illness, substance use challenges, and mental health concerns. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor with an MD or DO. They can prescribe psychiatric medications for mental health conditions and provide clients with medication management. In some cases, psychiatrists offer psychotherapy. 

This category page offers articles about psychiatry, what psychiatrists treat, and how this profession may support clients with mental health challenges. You can find reasons to consider seeing a psychiatrist and how it might benefit you.

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