Boston Neurobehavioral Associates
Psychiatry & Psychotherapist located in New Bedford, MA & Brockton, MA
Adult psychiatry is a branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of mental health disorders in adults. Psychiatrists who specialize in adult psychiatry have extensive training in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and addiction. Adult psychiatrists often use a combination of medication and therapy to treat mental health conditions, and they work closely with other healthcare providers to provide comprehensive care to their patients. The goal of adult psychiatry is to help adults achieve optimal mental health and well-being, so they can lead fulfilling and productive lives. Book an appointment at Boston Neurobehavioral Associates, which has offices located across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maryland, New Jersey, and Illinois. They also have a virtual practice location for patients living in and around Chicago, Illinois.
Adult Psychiatry FAQ
What is adult psychiatry?
Adult psychiatry is a branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of mental health disorders in adults. Adult psychiatrists have extensive training in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of mental health conditions.
What kind of mental health conditions can adult psychiatrists treat?
Adult psychiatrists can diagnose and treat a variety of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and addiction.
What should I expect in an adult psychiatry appointment?
During an adult psychiatry appointment, the psychiatrist will typically evaluate your mental health by asking questions about your symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle. They may also conduct a physical exam or order laboratory tests to help with diagnosis. Based on their evaluation, the psychiatrist may recommend medication, therapy, or a combination of both.
How long does adult psychiatry treatment take?
The length of adult psychiatry treatment can vary depending on the specific mental health condition and the individual's response to treatment. Some conditions may require ongoing treatment, while others may be treated successfully in a shorter period.
What kind of treatments do adult psychiatrists use?
Adult psychiatrists may use a variety of treatments to manage mental health conditions, including medication, therapy, and lifestyle changes such as exercise, healthy eating, and stress management.