Michael R Smith MD
- Psychiatry Long Beach, CA
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Michael R Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Long Beach, CA, with another office in Long Beach, CA. Their specialties include Psychiatry. Michael R Smith is affiliated with Pacific Hospital of Long Beach.
Specialties & Expertise
Michael R Smith has the following 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.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including the different types and who gets them.