Psychopharmacology

Dr. Singareddy: Your Guide to Psychopharmacolog

Psychopharmacology is the study of medications used to treat disorders affecting mood, behavior, attention and thought process. After the psychiatric evaluation and other needed assessments Dr. Singareddy will discuss various psychopharmacological medications that may help with symptoms that you are currently suffering from.

Dr. Singareddy will discuss with you relevant information regarding such medications and will provide you with possible options. He will decide about which medications might help you based on your choices and preferences. Once you are started on such a medication, you will need to be closely followed up.

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Medication Management

Generally, all physician who treats patients with psychotropic medication is practicing psychopharmacology. First, Doctors must completed residency training after medical school and have a high level of understanding and expertise in pharmacology, including psychopharmacology. Importantly, Psychiatrists (who have completed four years of specialized training after medical school) have an even higher level of knowledge and expertise in psychopharmacology. Dr. Singareddy is a board certified psychiatrist whose experience and expertise positions him well to make the correct decisions. This is important when it comes to finding the right medications for you or your loved one.

Overall, Medication management is a type of outpatient treatment. This treatment involves the initial evaluation, prescription, and ongoing medical monitoring. Next, medication management includes monitoring, changing and adjusting medications, and ensuring patients get their desired outcomes. Lastly, this requires a robust review of prescribed drugs and possible side effects to create a treatment plan tailored to the patient while monitoring the safety and efficacy.


Process To Psychopharmacology And Medication Management

  • Evaluate
  • Prescibe
  • Monitor

Depression Treatments And Therapies

Medications
Medications

Medications are useful for helping with the symptoms of depression and are often prescribed in conjunction with other therapies. Some of the medications which are used to treat depression include SSRIs, SNRIs, atypical antidepressants, tricyclic antidepressants, MAOIs, and other drugs. The first antidepressant you try may work well for your depression. But if it does not relieve your symptoms or causes side effects that are not manageable, you may need to try another. Dr. Singareddy and his team have the experience and knowledge to find the right medication and supplement it with other therapies in order to best give you help with depression.

Therapy-
Therapy

Therapy, such as psychotherapy or talk therapy, helps change your thinking patterns and improve your coping skills so you’re better able to deal with stress, conflicts, and different situations. Therapy for depression also helps you stay well by identifying and changing unhelpful thoughts and behavior. There are many different types and styles of therapy. Depression and life situations vary considerably, therefore Dr. Ravi Singareddy tailors the therapy to your specific symptoms and diagnosis. Most of the time therapy is combined with medication or other treatments. This multifacet approach helps provide relief quicker and in a way to provide robust results for those looking for help with depression.

TMS

TMS treatment for depression works by utilizing a magnetic field that activates brain regions. By activating brain regions it regulates the neural activity of brain structures related to major depressive disorder – specifically the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC). TMS to be a highly effective treatment that can facilitate a significant improvement in patients’ mental health, relieving symptoms of depression. TMS is a non-invasive procedure, which means most people well-tolerate it and have no side effects. It does not require a significant recovery period, and the 20-min treatment can easily be integrated into each patient’s day-to-day schedule.

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