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.
Psychiatric medications have multiple effects on sexual desire and function due anticholinergic and antiadrenergic effects. Us: https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G, https://t.co/tReJReVhnP
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Tokyo Counseling Service: Paroxysmal hemicrania https://t.co/t3aiq49cRs
Counseling Service in Tokyo: Atypical Anorexia https://t.co/2rUceyHQCN
“Atypical anorexia” or “other eating disorder” is similar to anorexia nervosa except that body weight is in the normal range. Us: https://t.co/WLIjKdXqXL, https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G.
Counseling In Tokyo: Bipolar disorder has equal rates in men and women, unipolar depression is more common in women https://t.co/JbM1dBqskB
Therapy in Tokyo: Vagal nerve stimulation can treat refractory partial epilepsy and intractable depression https://t.co/yr4bvJUrvn
Vagal nerve stimulation can treat refractory partial epilepsy and intractable depression. Only the left Vagal nerve is stimulated on a 30 sec on-5 min off cycle throughout the day. Us: https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx, https://t.co/EM6ss7NILt
Counseling Tokyo: Todd's paralysis https://t.co/qxSf89c3xe
Todd’s paralysis is a short and transient hemiplegia seen after a seizure. Post-ictal A-V shunting may be the cause. Us: https://t.co/EM6ss7NILt, https://t.co/eGw7GaNOQn
Counseling in Tokyo: Arsenic causes Mees Lines, Lead wrist/ankle drop, Mercury "hatter's shakes". https://t.co/5EbkoWupx0
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Bipolar disorder has equal rates in men and women, unipolar depression is more common in women. Hypersecretion of cortisol may be correlated with depression. Us: https://t.co/bggAMvY10t, https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq
Fragile X syndrome may result from decreased mGluR5 glutamate receptor & GABA A transmission. Us: https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq, https://t.co/oOTzE4A2YJ
Depression usually causes early morning awakening. It can shorten
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Paroxysmal hemicrania: more common in women w/unilateral orbital/temporal pain. It is considered an “indomethacin responsive” headache. Us: https://t.co/DnZXryRTna, https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq , https://t.co/bggAMvY10t.
Tuberous Sclerosis: autosomal dominant w/ash leaf spot, adenoma sebaceucum, shagreen spots, retinal/cortical hamartomas. Neurofibromatosis 1: café-au-lait, neurofibromas, axillary freckling, Lisch nodules & iridial hamartomas. Us: https://t.co/DnZXryRTna , https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq
Cocaine can cause paranoia, hallucinations, euphoria, and irritability. Heavy use can cause central vision lights, as well as seeing black dots on one's skin and in the environment. Us: https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq, https://t.co/oOTzE4A2YJ, https://t.co/vi64mkcH2D.
Memory: episodic, procedural, semantic. Episodic is for explicit events, semantic is memory of the word for an explicit item/event, procedural is for conducting tasks. Us: https://t.co/RAlSHUb0Cy https://t.co/fpsjj9URam, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t.