Understanding Depression and Depression Treatment
UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION Depression can be difficult to diagnose because it presents differently in each person. Depression treatment should be tailored to the individual person based ontheir symptoms. In order to determine the depression treatment that is right for you, it is important to understand how depression impacts your daily life. When you […]
Psychiatrist vs Therapist: Which one do I need?
A psychiatrist or psychiatric PA can prescribe medication to help fix the chemical imbalance that leads to depression and anxiety. In the most basic terms, depression and anxiety stem from low levels of serotonin and other chemicals in your brain. Antidepressants prescribed by a psychiatrist or psychiatric PA work by increasing serotonin in the brain. […]
ADHD in Adults: An Expert’s Explanation
What is ADHD? The prefrontal cortex , located right behind your forehead, does not function well when you have ADHD. You can think of it as your filter. It filters out stimulus in your environment so that you can focus on one thing at time. For people that don’t have ADHD this part of the brain filters out background noise […]