Why You Should See Your Family Medicine Doctor for Your Psychiatric Needs

Why You Should See Your Family Medicine Doctor for Your Psychiatric Needs

by Stephanie Meadows
Carolyn, a 38-year old Information Technology program manager, was not feeling her usual self lately. Having navigated through bankruptcy, a messy divorce, and caring for her mother’s early onset Alzheimer’s, she found herself going days at a time without eating or finding restful sleep. When rumors began circulating that her company was on the verge of a buy-out with a large international firm, she knew that all of her executive coping mechanisms and “go-to” friends’ support would not be enough to offset the emotional deluge that was starting to wash over every part of her being.