Psychiatric disorders are mental health conditions that a doctor or psychiatrist diagnoses. These conditions significantly disturb the individual’s thinking, mood, and behaviors, increasing the person’s risk of injury and loss of independence. In extreme cases, it can also lead the person to take unnecessary risks, potentially leading to death. In order to prevent this terrible consequence, it is essential to seek treatment from a professional psychiatric disorders treatment center.
At Crestview Recovery, we’re pleased to provide treatment for a range of psychiatric disorders, whether they occur alone or alongside a substance use disorder. To learn more about the mental health treatment programs we provide, please contact Crestview Recovery today at 866.262.0531.
Types of Psychiatric Disorders
Most mental health experts recognize a wide array of psychiatric disorders. These disorders impact people across the nation and the world at large, and if you don’t suffer from a psychiatric disorder, the chances are good that someone you know and love does.
The most common psychiatric disorder in the United States today is anxiety. This condition is a severe mental health condition that leads to overwhelming fears and worries that don’t go away. In fact, in many cases, these fears grow worse as time goes on, impacting every facet of the person’s life. While everyone feels anxious from time to time, those with anxiety disorders have constant fears and worries, leading to a negative impact on their lives. There are several types of anxiety disorders, including:
- Generalized anxiety disorders
- Panic disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorders
- Social anxiety disorder
With the help of a psychiatric disorder treatment center, we can address the anxiety the client is suffering from, giving them relief.
Panic Disorder Treatment
Panic disorder is another type of anxiety disorder. A person with this condition often experiences intense and unexpected panic attacks, making it challenging for them to function. However, with treatment, this condition is manageable.
Acute Stress Disorder Treatment
Acute stress disorder involves a month-long period of severe stress and anxiety after a traumatic event, such as:
- Vehicular accidents
- Witnessing a death
- Natural disaster
Treatment can help a person manage this condition so that it doesn’t evolve into post-traumatic stress disorder.
PTSD is a form of anxiety that occurs after a person has experienced a traumatic event. This psychiatric disorder can cause panic attacks, flashbacks, and difficulties in functioning cognitively. However, with the help of trauma-informed treatment, we can help the person address their trauma and overcome PTSD.
Mood Disorder Treatment
Mood disorders are a classification of mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder and depression. These conditions impact the person’s emotional state, leaving them feeling depressed or manic. Unfortunately, many of these conditions interfere with daily living.
Depression is a mood disorder that causes the person to feel sad, lost, or hopeless at all times. In some cases, depression can lead to suicidal thoughts and actions. If someone you love is suffering from depression, it is vital that they seek treatment as soon as possible.
Bipolar Disorder Treatment
Bipolar disorder involves severe mood swings between depression and mania. During depressive stages, the person may feel tired all time and consider suicide. However, during manic states, they may feel highly energized, leading them to take risks that they wouldn’t take otherwise.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a condition where the individual faces repeated urges and thoughts that drive them to repeat actions. This condition may make it difficult for an individual to function in today’s society. However, with treatment, most people can manage both their obsessions and compulsions successfully.
Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment
One of the most common personality disorders today is borderline personality disorder. This condition is characterized by instability in a person’s mood, emotions, behavior, and relationships. If the person with the condition does not seek treatment, they often face great distress.
ADHD, more commonly known as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is a neurobiological condition. It involves inattention and impulsivity that make it challenging for the person to control their behavior and pay attention. However, with medication and therapy, many people learn to manage it.
When a person is trapped in a pattern of unhealthy eating, they may be suffering from an eating disorder. Unfortunately, these conditions can be deadly if they don’t receive treatment. We can provide treatment for a range of eating disorders, allowing the person to recover fully.
Contact Crestview Recovery
Is someone you love suffering from a mental health disorder? If so, we want to help. To learn about our psychiatric disorders treatment center, please contact Crestview Recovery today at 866.262.0531.
Since 2016, Dr. Merle Williamson, a graduate of Oregon Health Sciences University, has been the Medical Director at Crestview Recovery, bringing a rich background in addiction medicine from his time at Hazelden Treatment Center. He oversees outpatient drug and alcohol treatments, providing medical care, setting policies, detox protocols, and quality assurance measures. Before specializing in addiction medicine, he spent 25 years in anesthesiology, serving as Chair of Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Chief of Anesthesia at Kaiser Permanente. This experience gives him a unique perspective on treating prescription drug addiction.