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General Psychiatry

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Our physicians offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for patients with cancer, severe burns, head and spinal cord injuries, end-stage liver disease and other general medical conditions.

Since 1905, The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas, has provided leading-edge general psychiatry services for the state of Kansas and beyond.

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We offer a variety of appointment types. Learn more or call 913-588-1227 to schedule now.

Diagnosis and treatment

We offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and psychological disorders including:

  • Addiction disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
    • Generalized anxiety disorder
    • Panic disorder
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    • Phobias
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Depression
    • Evidence-based care and the region’s most comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatments including:
      • Board-certified psychiatric evaluations and management of complex patients
      • Transcranial magnetic stimulation, a noninvasive procedure used to treat depression. It uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain.
      • Vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy and depression.
      • Esketamine spray to treat depression that has not responded to other treatment.
      • Electroconvulsive therapy
      • Comprehensive care for patients struggling with depression
      • Access to clinical trials
  • Eating disorders
    • Anorexia
    • Binge-eating disorder
    • Bulimia
  • Mood disorders
    • Bipolar disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Thought disorders
    • Delusional disorder
    • Psychotic bipolar disorder
    • Schizophrenia
  • Trauma adjustment disorders
    • Posttraumatic stress disorder