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ADHD Psychiatrists in Fort Lauderdale
Attention Deficit, ADD

“I've dedicated my practice to treating individuals with a wide range of psychiatric illness. My specialties in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults utilizes the application of the bio-psycho-social model. After completing training in Adult Psychiatry, I pursued a fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. I am available to provide medication management. In addition, I have recently become the medical director for Dr Kahlil Shillingford's Bariatric Surgery Practice. My duties include providing clinical supervision to office and hospital staff and performing performance improvement studies.
ADHD
(561) 291-7916
Office is near:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Brett Negin, Psychiatrist  in Fort Lauderdale
“I treat children, adolescents, and adults. Please visit my website www.coralspringspsychiatrist.com for more information. The office is centrally located to residents of Broward and Palm Beach Counties, including Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton.
ADHD
(954) 590-0382
Office is near:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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“I am a psychiatrist practicing with individuals experiencing a wide range of life stressors and feelings of sadness and anxiety. I believe that the human mind is more complex to be treated with medications only so my practice is based on treatment with psychotherapy +/- medications depending on each individual case.
(305) 834-4619
Office is near:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308
Shawn N Gersman, Psychiatrist  in Fort Lauderdale
“I am a psychiatrist with broad training and experience in providing both psychotherapy as well as prescribing medication when appropriate. I believe in taking the time necessary to get to know my patients, and not rush them through the "fifteen minute med check." I specialize in assisting motivated individuals to make lasting positive changes in their lives, even in just a few sessions. The philosophy behind The Center for Personal Growth is that we each have with in ourselves the capacity to achieve our dreams and goals.
(561) 948-4923
Office is near:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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ADHD (Attention Deficit, ADD) Psychiatrists
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by a combination of inattentiveness, distractibility, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior.

AD/HD appears early in life. Boys are diagnosed more often than girls. Untreated AD/HD has been shown to have long-term adverse affects on academic performance, vocational success, and social-emotional development. AD/HD children have difficulty sitting still and paying attention in class and do not do well at school, even when they have normal or above-normal intelligence. They engage in a broad array of disruptive behaviors and experience peer rejection.

If you're looking for help with ADHD in Fort Lauderdale or for a Fort Lauderdale ADHD Psychiatrist these professionals provide adhd help, and help for adhd Psychiatry in Fort Lauderdale, adhd counseling, adhd treatment and therapy for attention deficit hyper-activity disorder. They include ADHD Psychiatrists, ADHD psychologists, ADHD psychotherapists and ADHD counselors. Psychiatrists can help with adhd in children, Fort Lauderdale adult adhd, add adhd, and adha both for adhd and with adhd.

This term is frequently referred to as ADD (attention deficit disorder) or ADD/ADHD. So if you're looking for help with ADD in Fort Lauderdale or for a Fort Lauderdale ADD Psychiatrist these professionals provide add help and help for add Psychiatry in Fort Lauderdale, add counseling, add treatment and therapy for attention deficit disorder. They include ADD Psychiatrists, ADD psychologists, ADD psychotherapists and ADD counselors. Psychiatrists can help with add in children, adult add.

Note: 'Hyper-activity' is sometimes spelled as 'hyperactivity' or 'hyper activity'.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale specialize in age groups (so check for Fort Lauderdale child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Fort Lauderdale). 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 nurses in Fort Lauderdale, or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. Fort Lauderdale Psychiatric nurses receive training in psychological therapies (such as CBT), building therapeutic alliance with clients and dealing with challenging behavior. Importantly, they are trained to administer psychiatric medication (or 'psychiatric meds') and, in very limited ways, to prescribe meds.

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