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Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell, M.D.

Psychiatrist

Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell M.D. is a top Psychiatrist in Medford, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Medford, OR, Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
36 years Experience
Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell, M.D.
  • Medford, OR
  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med, Baltimore Md
  • Accepting new patients

My mother has chronic kidney disease and is always depressed. What should I do?

Treating her depression with an antidepressant is worth considering for reasons beyond trying to help her feel better. Research by Dr Chen in Taiwan has shown that it is very important READ MORE
Treating her depression with an antidepressant is worth considering for reasons beyond trying to help her feel better. Research by Dr Chen in Taiwan has shown that it is very important for to treat depression in patients with chronic kidney disease because it improves the course of their kidney disease as well, regardless of when it is started.

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

There are many reasons why this could be happening. Each suggests that he needs to be evaluated to intervene. Counselors are not as well-trained as psychiatrists to make diagnoses, READ MORE
There are many reasons why this could be happening. Each suggests that he needs to be evaluated to intervene. Counselors are not as well-trained as psychiatrists to make diagnoses, but a good counselor can usually tell when they need to refer someone to someone who is for diagnoses.

I am suddenly binge eating. Is it a mental disorder?

Compulsive overeating is considered a mental disorder. It can be due to psychological factors, such as unresolved trauma, or physical factors, such as a side effect to certain READ MORE
Compulsive overeating is considered a mental disorder. It can be due to psychological factors, such as unresolved trauma, or physical factors, such as a side effect to certain medications or an overgrowth of yeast. A competent psychiatrist should be able to sort out which is the case.