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Ashley Bourgois LaBanca, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, -BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
"Ashley LaBanca is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She provides medication management and individual therapy to adults struggling with depression, anxiety and other mental health and emotional concerns. She believes that overcoming mental health issues involves examining all aspects of life – physical, social, emotional and spiritual. "
(701) 557-0360
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Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
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"Ashley LaBanca is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She provides medication management and individual therapy to adults struggling with depression, anxiety and other mental health and emotional concerns. She believes that overcoming mental health issues involves examining all aspects of life – physical, social, emotional and spiritual. "

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A compulsive gambler or a pathological gambler is someone who is unable to resist his or her impulses to gamble. The urge to gamble becomes so great that tension can only be relieved by more gambling.

There is a very fine line between problem gambling or Fargo gambling addiction and gambling too much. The critical sign of problem gambling is often hidden from awareness, with denial. Many gamblers in Fargo typically do not know they have a problem. Admitting you have a problem, or may have a problem, is the first step to recovery.

Treatment options include individual and group psychotherapy, and self-help support groups such as Gamblers Anonymous (a 12-step program for gamblers). Abstinence principles that apply to other types of addiction are also relevant in the treatment of compulsive gambling behavior in Fargo.

Recently, medications such as antidepressants, opioid antagonists, and mood stabilizers have been shown to be beneficial in combination with gambling treatment by a Fargo gambling psychiatrist or gambling psychiatrists in Fargo or those experienced with gambling behaviors in Fargo.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Fargo is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Fargo Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in Fargo specialize in age groups (so check for Fargo child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Fargo). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Fargo, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Fargo Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.

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