Psychiatry: Mental Health & Wellness
According to the American Psychiatric Association, one-fifth of American adults suffer from a diagnosable mental illness each year. The same percentage of school children also suffer from these conditions.
We believe your mental health is important to overall wellness. Whether you’re suffering from depression, anxiety, memory loss or the effects of a brain injury, we can help. Find out more about the mental and emotional conditions we treat.
Doctors Who Care
Center for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)
Known throughout the world for addiction research and treatments, this center conducts ongoing clinical trials for patients suffering from substance abuse and addiction.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
We are the only hospital in the region to offer ECT for mood disorders, like depression or bipolar disorder.
Depression: When Medication Fails
TMS Therapy uses magnetic stimulation, not drugs, to treat depression. This FDA-approved procedure offers an outpatient alternative or addition to medication. Find out if you qualify for TMS Therapy.
Research With a Reputation
Our doctors also have national and international reputations for their clinical research on sexual dysfunction, concussion management, and how diabetes and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) affect driving abilities.
Modern Psychiatry: 9 Things You Might Not Know
Insane asylums, shock treatments, violent madmen: Cliched images of mental illness abound. Yet much has changed in the last 20 years in the field of psychiatry. New treatments like TMS Therapy for depression have emerged; research has led to improved medications for schizophrenia.
In this blog story, David Hamilton, MD, not only introduces modern treatments but refreshes our understanding of violence in people who are mentally ill, explains that depression varies by country and more.
Take a moment and learn about the 9 things you probably didn't know about modern psychiatry.
A New Treatment for Depression
According to the National Network of Depression Centers, about one in five Americans has firsthand experience with depression, bipolar illness or other mood disorder.
The good news: Along with antidepressants, a new therapy exists to help people deal with depression. TMS Therapy targets the parts of the brain that regulate mood with little to no side effects.
Hamilton explains how TMS Therapy works and why it's effective: Listen to the podcast.