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Relating to psychiatry.


Etymology: Gk, psyche, mind, iatreia, treatment
pertaining to psychiatry.


adjective Referring or pertaining to psychiatry or mental disorders.


adjective Pertaining to psychiatry, mental disorders


Relating to psychiatry.

Patient discussion about psychiatric

Q. How about Psychiatric Drugs for bipolar? One of my friend is suffering from bipolar. Will Psychiatric medications help him to come out of this affect?

A. from what i read- there are certain medication that can help. if the first one doesn't - there is a second and third line of medication. from a personal experience (not mine, a friend of the family) it can even save your friend's life..

Q. Do psychiatric meds cause weight gain?

A. Some people gain weight while taking medications and need to pay extra attention to diet and exercise to control their weight.

Q. Diet & exercise do not help since being on several psychiatric meds. Any suggestions?

A. hmmm...some of the psychiatric meds. do tend to change your body weight through affecting hunger regions in your brain, changing your hormon levels and so forth. i started this process too and i went to my Dr. and he changed my treatment to other medication. i sugget you do the same- go talk to your Dr. about changing the meds.

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My Plan, My Life: My Psychiatric Advance Directive, which is sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, includes material and resources developed by the National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives (www.
As an outgrowth of the priorities established by the Council, dissemination of information related to psychiatric rehabilitation in rehabilitation counseling is one of the primary objectives.
In 1970, about 80% of psychiatric beds were in state-and county-run mental hospitals.
When opened, the new Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center will be operated by New York State Office of Mental Health supported by New York University under an innovative agreement to advance the understanding of children's psychiatry.
I continue to admire him for his outspoken criticism of many psychiatric practices.
In the past two years, officials in mental health and health agencies have worked to relieve overcrowding in the county's four psychiatric emergency rooms.
The Ontario Review Board, which annually reviews the status of psychiatric patients who have been found not criminally responsible or unfit to stand trial by a court, ordered Orru moved to the Brockville facility in July.
Among foreign-born participants, psychiatric disorders had afflicted only about 29 percent of Mexican Americans and 32 percent of non-Hispanic whites.
The currently reported prevalence rates represent 1% to 3% of the population in industrialized countries; however, actual rates may be considerably higher as the accuracy of these statistics remains suspect due to underreporting (American Psychiatric Association, 2000; Keel et al.
Although most psychiatric personnel claim that fostering the career development of this population is an important therapeutic goal, the unemployment rate for people with a major psychiatric illness has been estimated to be as high as 85% (Garske & Stewart, 1999).
When hospital-based training ceased, general nurses automatically became registered nurses (RNs), which was fine in a general hospital setting, but we now have the ridiculous situation, where an exgeneral nurse is telling an ex-psychiatric nurse what to do in a psychiatric setting, such as dementia care.
With welfare reform, emerging research has focused on comparative rates of psychiatric disorders between recipients who meet work requirements and those who do not.

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