Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry located in Downtown Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV
What is an initial psychiatric evaluation? This first evaluation and meeting typically last 60-75 minutes and includes a comprehensive review of previous psychiatric and medical care and management over a persons lifetime. A comprehensive medical, social, educational, occupational, and family history is taken at this time and a thorough review of psychometric testing is reviewed in this first session (this is questions and answers forms that are completed at home about 5-7 days before the initial appointment). Other medical, labratory, and therapy records will be reviewed at this time, if available and labs ordered and additional information gathered if appropriate.