Mental health conditions that may be diagnosed and treated by a psychiatrist include:
Psychiatrists may alsoprovide psychological support forpeople with long-term, painful or terminal physical health conditions.
Read about the difference between psychiatry and psychology, and find out about the conditions psychiatrists may treat, how to get an appointment, and what your appointments may involve.
Mental health conditions that may be diagnosed and treated by a psychiatrist include: Generalised anxiety disorder phobias obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) post-traumatic stress disorde
You'll usually need a referral from your GP or another doctor to see a psychiatrist on the NHS. Your GP may refer you directly to a psychiatrist or to a member of a local mental health team, who can
During your first appointment, your psychiatrist will carry out an initial assessment. They'll look at both your mental and physical health, and may ask: about the problem that brought you to see th