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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to the find the right psychiatrist in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in Loma Del Rey, Albuquerque, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.