Why Are People Often Reluctant to See a Psychiatrist?

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People living with mental illness may be eager to seek relief for their condition yet decide to avoid visiting a psychiatrist. Of course, psychiatry is not the only field that deals with the treatment of mental health conditions but it is the institution that specifically exists to diagnose, prescribe treatment for, and treat conditions that psychiatry itself delineates.

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Originally published at https://www.samwoolfe.com on December 22, 2020.

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