Douglas Berger psychiatrist Tokyo is an American board certified psychiatrist and is the Director of the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center. He’s also fully bilingual in Japanese and English. Dr. Berger received his M.D. and psychiatry training from New York Medical College, and his Ph.D. from the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine at the Tokyo University School of Medicine. He speaks native-level Japanese. Dr. Berger utilizes a variety of approaches to psychiatry, which you can find here, and on the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center’s home page.
Dr. Berger can be contacted by phone: 03-3716-6624 (+81-3-3716-6624 from outside of Japan). Please use this form if you wish to contact Dr. Douglas Berger psychiatrist in Tokyo.
Ability to write but inability to read one's own writing is usually caused by stroke in the posterior cerebral artery. Us: https://t.co/WLIjKdXqXL, https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G.
Gababentin & pregabalin modulate GABA through α2γ ca channels. Tigabine is a selective GABA reuptake inhibitor, vigabatrin is a GABA transaminase reuptake inhibitor, baclofen is a GABA-B agonist. Us: https://t.co/tReJReVhnP, https://t.co/RyG3aQt9vL, https://t.co/H5KcK7jzxZ.
Tokyo Counseling: Pot using teens as likely to be addicted as heroin users? https://t.co/NYUZ1QxSC0
Pot using teens as likely to be addicted as heroin per Dr. Jodi Gilman: https://t.co/jOrKEPg2fL? This study: https://t.co/doj4FTVWbl says only 9% of pot users dependent,15% for cocaine 24% for heroin. Us: https://t.co/WLIjKdXqXL, https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G.
Tokyo Counseling: NIDA anti-cannabis article. https://t.co/8TADfna0jj
Tokyo Counseling: medication that passes into breast-milk is typically less than 5% of the dose given to the mother. https://t.co/TFwGdegPp0
For SSRI anti-depressants, the amount of medication that passes into breast-milk is typically less than 5% of the dose given to the mother. Us: https://t.co/WLIjKdXqXL, https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G
Tokyo Counseling: GGT level is the most sensitive test for alcohol abuse https://t.co/yVH8AGThV5
GGT liver enzyme level is the most sensitive test for alcohol abuse. Value is high in 3/4 of patients up to 8 weeks. Us: https://t.co/EM6ss7NILt, https://t.co/eGw7GaNOQn, https://t.co/9rGE8yE3p3.
Tokyo Counseling: Low folate can cause fatigue, agitation, delirium and dementia. https://t.co/6wesqIOTRN
Low folate can cause fatigue, agitation, delirium and dementia but not panic. Us: https://t.co/2cyfo9FRgl, https://t.co/VOm63HtESZ, https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx.
Tokyo Counseling: NIDA support of anti-drug projects with strange science. https://t.co/wgihqyts7m
NIDA support of anti-drug projects with strange science: https://t.co/ENWt1TfL82, https://t.co/Yk1zUmoocr, https://t.co/iGI25yqp3W. Us: https://t.co/2cyfo9FRgl, https://t.co/VOm63HtESZ, https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx.
Tokyo Counseling: Benzodiazepines that enter into the breast milk, can cause infants to be drowsy. https://t.co/yp74t2NOPh
Benzodiazepines that enter into the breast milk, can cause infants to be drowsy. The amt of lithium that passes into breast-milk varies widely, blood levels of the mother and infant should be performed. https://t.co/2cyfo9FRgl, https://t.co/VOm63HtESZ, https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx
80% of patients with “stiff-person syndrome” have association with diabetes, polyendocrinopathy, and antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase. Us: https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq, https://t.co/oOTzE4A2YJ, https://t.co/vi64mkcH2D.
Vagal nerve stimulation is approved for refractory epilepsy & depression. Us: https://t.co/UuklqL9NXi, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t.
Article by Jodi Gilman: https://t.co/ciHhe0DG8s seems like anti-cannabis info planted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse & her work is NIDA supported i.e.: doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4745-13.201. Us: https://t.co/DnZXryRTna, https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t.
Some psychiatric meds should be used with extreme caution during lactation, and/or how to mitigate effects on infants (i.e., to use formula to some degree in order to decrease daily exposure). https://t.co/DnZXryRTna, https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t.
Patients living well is great; over-selling therapy not supported by double-blind placebo studies (like mindfulness), while walking, running, bicycling, etc. may do the same positive things for free: https://t.co/PPL8ntEb90. Us: https://t.co/I2jtrMxvSn, https://t.co/zFesWsOfkg
Dr. Moffic was brave to note that any effects seen in a clinical trial of mindfulness based therapy (MBT) could be all due to placebo: https://t.co/GbkJLeWrcB. MBT is 60’s meditation w/a branded-name. Us: https://t.co/DnZXryRTna, https://t.co/oOTzE4A2YJ, https://t.co/zFesWsOfkg.
There is over-selling mental health that few mental health workers admit, mentors impress mental health treatments as facts rather than the truth that we can’t prove our diagnostic classification or our psychotherapies. Us: https://t.co/j5FFLSqpo7, https://t.co/WTctz7m9Y3
Conspiracy theories related to anxiety or that truth is hidden: https://t.co/5I2rjA4LMI. Problem is theories like Russian election hacking are true, and others like Russian assassination of Kennedy are not far-fetched, Us: https://t.co/dG0dSZI8GD; https://t.co/QvVXLBmHWw.