• 10 Questions Before You Choose Your Psychiatrist

    10 Questions Before You Choose Your Psychiatrist

    When hiring an electrician or plumber, you might ask friends and neighbors for suggestions, but looking for a psychiatrist is a personal private choice. Once you’ve found a few psychiatrists to call, a good interviewing strategy is to have a list of questions in front of you as a script. Here are ten examples: What kinds of

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  • The Basics of Bipolar Disorder

    The Basics of Bipolar Disorder

    We all experience the ups and downs, good days and bad days, and the occasionally, even, I should never have gotten out of bed day. As a general rule, most of us can get back to an inner calm or a middle ground to which we return. But individuals with Bipolar disorder experience moods that are extremely

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  • Depression in Men in Newport Beach

    Depression in Men in Newport Beach

    Both men and women can suffer from Depression. Unfortunately, men seek the help they need less often than their female counterparts. They can also experience depression differently. However, men die by suicide at a rate that is three times the rate observed in women. Some of the symptoms that men may experience more than women

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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an agonizing mental illness that can be difficult to understand. It is poorly portrayed in the media, not easily understood from reading the many textbook descriptions available, and commonly misdiagnosed by many psychiatrists, unfortunately, who may be inexperienced in treating OCD. But, the good news is that treating OCD is possible!

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