Can my primary care physician refer me to a good psychologist?

Many patients often wonder if their primarycare doctors are capable of rendering the different types of care and treatment that they need. The answer...

Can my primary care physician prescribe me antidepressants?

Treating depression is tricky. It is estimated that some 350 million people are suffering from depression worldwide. There are multiple causes and the path...

Are psychological services provided by my primary care physician?

It’s understandable that patients would love to get all of their medical care under one roof. It’s not only one-stop shopping, but many people...

FALLOPIUS

is considered one of the most important anatomists and physicians of the sixteenth century, having argued against some of the accepted theories of the...

FATIGUE CHECKLIST

is typically used by physicians to diagnose fatigue; the checklists are standarized lists of symptoms associated with the medical condition, hence they can be...

FECHNER, GUSTAV THEODOR

Physician who didn't practice medicine but studied natural philosophy. After an illness he spent time looking at mental and physical aspects being part of...

FEE-FOR-SERVICE

This denotes the traditional method of payment for health care services, in which physicians or other providers set their own fees for services...

GENDER ASSIGNMENT

the term used for the classification of an infant at birth as either male or female. Children born with ambiguous genitalia are usually assigned...

GERIATRICIAN

the name of a physician, psychologist or other health care provider who specialises in the bio-psycho-social treatment and management of older adults. See geriatrics.

GOLTZ-GORLIN SYNDROME

the name of a syndrome described by Robert William Goltz (1923- ) and Robert James Gorlin (1923- ). US physicians.

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