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Ms. Pamela Siller, MD

Psychiatrist

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Ms. Pamela Siller, MD
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is Adderall the only form of treatment for ADHD?

There are many different medications including stimulants and non-stimulants. Herbal remedies are not FDA-approved, but some find them effective.

What is the education and training required to become a psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist has an MD. You need college, medical school, internship, and residency.

My mother seems to be obsessed with her health. Is this abnormal

It could be. You would need to schedule an evaluation to be sure

My husband has severe post traumatic stress disorder. What can be done to help him cope?

Good afternoon, If your husband is a veteran, he may be able to access services from the VA hospital. Otherwise, he should have a psychiatric evaluation as there are many medications READ MORE
Good afternoon,

If your husband is a veteran, he may be able to access services from the VA hospital. Otherwise, he should have a psychiatric evaluation as there are many medications and therapies that may be of help to him

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Pamela Siller MD

My son displays sociopathic behavior. Can anything be done to help him?

He should have a psychiatric evaluation to assess for an underlying disorder

Can excessive anger be termed as a psychological disorder?

Excessive anger is usually a symptom, not a disorder in and of itself. If this presents a danger to self or others, it can be dangerous and should be assessed by a professional. READ MORE
Excessive anger is usually a symptom, not a disorder in and of itself. If this presents a danger to self or others, it can be dangerous and should be assessed by a professional.

Is my back pain psychological?

Stress could exacerbate any physical symptoms. Best to have an evaluation by a psychiatrist and PCP.

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Pamela Siller, MD

Bipolar Medicaton

That is a question that is best answered by your treating psychiatrist. All medications have risks, benefits, and alternatives, which have to be tailored to each individual.

My son is failing in school. Should I consult a counselor?

Definitely, or a therapist of psychiatrist

How does psychotherapy work in treating OCD?

Good afternoon, Psychotherapy can help you identify the unwanted, intrusive thoughts (obsessions) which make you uncomfortable, causing you to do an action which will decrease READ MORE
Good afternoon,

Psychotherapy can help you identify the unwanted, intrusive thoughts (obsessions) which make you uncomfortable, causing you to do an action which will decrease your level of anxiety (the compulsion) of OCD. Once you can identify it, you will be better able to gradually decrease the compulsions, which can hopefully make things easier on those around you.

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I am feeling better with just my anti-anxiety medications. Do I still require counseling?

That is a very individual question. There are many factors to consider, including if you are sleeping and eating well, concentrating, etc. The best thing to do would be to discuss READ MORE
That is a very individual question. There are many factors to consider, including if you are sleeping and eating well, concentrating, etc. The best thing to do would be to discuss this with your therapist and psychiatrist who know you well. You can also taper down the frequency of your therapy sessions as well. You have many options!!
Good luck!!