Taxonomy Code 2084P0800X

The directory of Psychiatrists in Pago Pago, American Samoa was last updated 6/30/2024

Taxonomy Code 2084P0800X

Classification: Psychiatry & Neurology


A Psychiatrist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders, emotional disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders and adjustment disorders. Biologic, psychological, and social components of illnesses are explored and understood in treatment of the whole person. Tools used may include diagnostic laboratory tests, prescribed medications, evaluation and treatment of psychological and interpersonal problems with individuals and families, and intervention for coping with stress, crises, and other problems.


The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. [1/1/2007: new definition]