Top Florida Psychiatrists

5 Common Myths About Couples Therapy Debunked

  Couples, or marriage, therapy has gotten a bad reputation. People see it as the kiss of death for a relationship. The truth is that it fails most relationships simply because people either go too late or don’t commit to the work. Couples therapy can be extremely beneficial for working through issues and stopping them from becoming larger problems. We’ve debunked the 5 most common myths abou...

How To Help Someone Having A Panic Attack

Having a panic attack is a frightening experience- the word panic is in there for a reason. Knowing how to help someone experiencing one can be extremely helpful. Florida psychiatrists say there are a few simple things you can say and do to help someone through the experience. What To Do It’s important not to add to the stress when someone is going through a panic attack. Here are few ways you can...

Anxiety vs. Panic Attacks

  While panic and anxiety attacks are seen as interchangeable events that mean the same thing, in reality, they are very different. Being able to identify the differences between these two can help with getting the right treatment. Differences While panic and anxiety disorders and attacks share many similar symptoms, they are clinically very different. Panic disorder is usually the cause of a...

Lady Gaga & Prince William: The Unlikely Pair Fighting For Mental Health

  What happens when music royalty and, well, real royalty get together? It sounds like the opening to a joke but in this case, it isn’t. Prince William and Lady Gaga have joined forced to combat the stigma surrounding mental health. Their aim is to encourage young people to speak up on mental health issues. The British royal family has been a long supporter of mental health. Just recently Pri...

Warning Signs of Postpartum Depression

For years, postpartum depression was written off as the “baby blues”. Mothers would struggle for weeks, even years, with feelings of sadness, irritability, or even numbness. In recent years postpartum has not only been diagnosed more but the stigma around it has started to fade away. Everyone, from the average woman to celebrities, has experienced this type of depression. It doesn’t make one a bad...

Types of Bipolar Disorder Explained

Bipolar disorder is a lifelong mental illness that is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Other factors, like genetics and the environment, can also influence it. There are several different types of bipolar disorder out there but all involve a degree of depression and mania. To help you better understand the different types of bipolar disorder we’ve explained them all.   Bipolar I D...

Hospitals Teaming Up to Offer Free Mental Health Training

Several hospitals in the Northeast Florida area around Jacksonville have come together for a new mental health campaign. They are offering free mental health training. The course called, Mental Health First Aid, is free and open to all Northeast Florida residents. This course is in response to the 2016 results that found that Northeast Florida ranked the second lowest in the state for mental healt...

Mental Health in Adults

In recent years more conversations have revolved around mental health in the US. The stigma is around mental health and mental illness is gradually going away. Celebrities are coming forward with their struggles while politicians fight for funding for more mental health aid. Yet still, the US has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world. The statistics and facts around mental health...

Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

Catching an eating disorder early on can be key to treating and stopping it. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to see the signs of one forming. Warning signs of eating disorders can be psychological, physical, or behavioral. It can be especially hard to notice warning signs of eating disorders as the person with it might not know they have one, they might not want to stop, or they could be going...

Dr. Faulk

Dr. Richard Faulk is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in Psychiatry. He completed his undergraduate studies at Wheaton College with a major in philosophy. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, where he was awarded the distinction of membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Faulk c...

Dr Syeda Sultana

Syeda N. Sultana, M.D., is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and is board-certified by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Inc. She completed her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville and her residency in adult psychiatry at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis.

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