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ADHD Psychiatrists in Richardson
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Paul D Meier, Psychiatrist  in Richardson
“I treat clients of all ages for all types of difficulties, from personal coaching to psychotic depression or bipolar disorder. I specialize in medication management.
ADHD
(888) 725-4642
Richardson, Texas 75082
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Tamella Trulson, Psychiatrist  in Richardson
“I have been in practice since 1995 and my focus is diagnostic assessment and medication treatment. I seek to integrate the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of mental health in my work with adults who deal with issues of depression and anxiety as well as other concerns. Often a brief course of medication treatment is all that is needed. I frequently collaborate with a patient's counselor as well to enhance the quality and comprehensiveness of care.
(888) 725-4642
Richardson, Texas 75082
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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 Richardson or for a Richardson ADHD Psychiatrist these professionals provide adhd help, and help for adhd Psychiatry in Richardson, 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, Richardson 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 Richardson or for a Richardson ADD Psychiatrist these professionals provide add help and help for add Psychiatry in Richardson, 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 Richardson is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Richardson 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 Richardson specialize in age groups (so check for Richardson child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Richardson). 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 Richardson, or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. Richardson 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.