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Psychiatry and Medicine — Conditions We Treat

The following conditions are some of the most common conditions treated by specialists in this area. These specialists offer expert care for many other related medical problems. If you need care for a condition not listed here, please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) to find a doctor who can help you.

  • Anxiety is a feeling of uneasiness and apprehension over normal life stressors like beginning a new job or taking a test. When anxiety becomes overwhelming, it can interfere with a person’s physical and mental health and is then referred to as an anxiety disorder.
  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain occurs when pain signals from the brain last for months, even years. Chronic pain can be caused by, or made worse by, many conditions, including headaches or migraines, back pain, arthritis and nerve damage (neuropathy). Because of its ongoing nature, chronic pain can also cause depression.
  • Depression, a serious brain disorder, is more than just “feeling down” or “blue.” It’s a persistent problem that affects everyday life. Symptoms of depression include sadness, feelings of uselessness, loss of interest in activities, weight changes, loss of energy and suicidal thoughts.
  • Postpartum Depression

    Postpartum depression is depression that a woman experiences after childbirth. It should not be confused with the brief period of “baby blues” that many new mothers experience: Postpartum depression lasts longer and is more serious. Common symptoms include insomnia, frequent crying, thoughts of self-harm or harming the baby, and others.