Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric disorders are mental health disorders that tend to be quite severe. They are usually more severe than the category of “psychological disorders”. The causes of these conditions tend to require medication and not be treatable with simple “talk” therapies with a psychologist. Examples of psychiatric disorders include schizophrenia, bipolar syndrome ...

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Causes List for Psychiatric Disorders

Some possible causes of Psychiatric Disorders or similar disorders may include:1

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Types of Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric disorders are amongst the most serious of mental health disorders. Categories of diseases include:

Common Psychiatric Illnesses: Some particular examples of psychiatric ...

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Types of Psychiatric Disorders

What conditions can psychiatrists treat? Mental health conditions that may be diagnosed and treated by a psychiatrist include:

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Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders

Getting an appointment with a psychiatrist You'll usually need a referral from your GP or another doctor to see a psychiatrist on the NHS. Your GP may refer you directly to a psychiatrist or to a member of a ...2

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Misdiagnosis: Psychiatric Disorders

There are a number of psychiatric disorders where diagnosis is difficult. Some disorders may be overlooked or misdiagnosed for some time. Examples include:

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Treatments: Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatry is a medical field concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health conditions. A doctor who works in psychiatry is called a psychiatrist. Unlike other mental health professionals, such as psychologists and counsellors, psychiatrists must be medically ...3

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  1. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Psychiatry/ 
  3. ibid.

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