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Ask the Mental Health Expert Archives 2001-2004

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Week of April 22, 2002

    Question: I've recently become interested in alternative treatments of depression. After doing some research there was at one point, in the 1960s, where LSD was used as a treatment for the disorder. Is this still used today? How successful was it in its time?    Dr. Pies' Answer

    Question: What does the future look like for psychiatric nursing? What will psychiatric nurses do differently from what they are doing now? Where can I obtain more information about psychiatric nursing?    Dr. Pies' Answer

    Question: Can you provide me with a list of resources for treating chemical imbalances that relate to severe depression? Are there any clinics or treatment centers anywhere in the country?    Dr. Pies' Answer