The study of Psychiatry is the medical specialty, study of, treatment, prevention, diagnoses, of disorders of the mind. This includes abnormal behavior of the cognitive, perceptual, behavioral, affective, type. To start a beginning assessment of someone psychiatrically, it usually starts with the back history of their case and a complete exam of them mentally and physically, Daniel Amen on birdeye might even feel that some sort of neurophysiological tests needs to be done.
Unfortunately, it isn’t unusual for a doctor to diagnose a patient based on what medical textbooks and diagnosis manuals say and how they define mental illnesses. Most doctors and psychiatrists use a combination of psychotherapy and medication for mental problems on their patients today.
Patients can be treated as an outpatient in their offices or clinics if their problems are not too extreme and they have a reasonable capacity to function or as a patient within a clinic or psychiatric hospital if their problems are extreme and affect their ability to function. Many different doctors have many different specialties within the psychiatric field, and they have their own beliefs and feelings about how to treat and approach patients within the psychiatric field.
Dr. Daniel Amen is a very well-known Psychiatrist and popular on Twitter, who is board certified in two different areas and a Doctor of Nuclear Brain Imaging; he treats children, teenagers, and adults. He started the Amen Clinics and is the Medical Director for all six clinics Amen Clinics. He has had a large number of shows on television about the human brain which raised millions of dollars for television and has written many books and articles for professional psychiatric journals, nine of which were on the bestselling list on the New York Times.
His clinics have the biggest number of brain scans of brains that are functioning in their computer database which is about behavior with a total of almost 90,000 scans from his patients from over 110 countries all over the world. He is the head researcher for the largest study of pro football players for brain imaging and rehabilitation. His study showed how there could be a great deal of recovery for players and other people with significant amounts of brain damage by using what he has learned from his work.
He also won the highest award they give their members from the Psychiatric Association in America for Distinguished Fellow. Dr. Amen’s work has been featured in almost every magazine there is, has spoken in front of the Council for Family Court Judges and for the Supreme Court of three states. Dr. Amen is married and he and his wife have four kids, and have five grandchildren, he is devoted to his family and loves to play tennis whenever possible.