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psychiatrist

[sy-ky-uh-trist] a medical doctor specializing in mental health and behavioral disorders. Psychiatrists can prescribe medicines and offer other types of mental health therapy.

Counseling services you may need

... Many people also fear that seeing a psychiatrist means they are “crazy” or
“weak.” But like other mental health professionals, psychiatrists can help ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/emotionalsideeffects/distressinpeoplewithcancer/distress-in-people-with-cancer-counseling-services

Coping with advanced cancer

... about your situation. Social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists
are all licensed mental health professionals. You can ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-coping

Meditation

... can be self-directed, or guided by doctors, psychiatrists, other mental ... early
1980s, when Ainslie Meares, MD, an Australian psychiatrist, studied the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/mindbodyandspirit/meditation

A New Approach for Treating Depression in Cancer Patients

... trained in depression management and supervised by psychiatrists, but were ...
the intervention including nurse time and psychiatrist supervision, as ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/a-new-approach-for-treating-depression-in-cancer-patients

Please Note: Reference to material from the following ...

... Collaboration: PCPs, specialists, employers, faith community, psychiatrist/
counselors, and health policy ... Community and Psychiatrists/Counselors ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/biennial_palpant.pdf

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Understanding the Health ...

... Psychiatrist: a medical doctor who specializes in mental health and behavioral
disorders. Psychiatrists prescribe medicines and can also provide ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002596-pdf.pdf

Distress in People With Cancer

... also fear that seeing a psychiatrist means they are “crazy” or “weak.” But like
other Page 14. mental health professionals, psychiatrists can help ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002827-pdf.pdf

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

... psychiatrist (sy-KY-uh-trist): a medical doctor specializing in the causes ...
Psychiatrists provide counseling and can also prescribe medicines or other ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/health-professionals-associated-with-cancer-care

Professional help

... But a sex therapist should be a mental health professional (psychiatrist, social
worker, or psychologist) with special training in treating sexual ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-professional-help