Dr. Lucas Jones MD
- Psychiatry La Jolla, CA
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Dr. Lucas Jones, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA, with other offices in San Diego, CA and Santa Cruz, CA. Their specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Jones is affiliated with Dominican Hospital and San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center. They speak English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Lucas Jones has the following 7 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including the different types and who gets them.
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