Douglas Berger Psychiatrist Tokyo

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.

> Dr. Berger’s credentials & publications can be found on this page.
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> To read reviews from some of Dr. Berger’s patients.

Persons with dissociative identity disorder have a 70% incidence of PTSD, 50% with somatization, and most have significant problems in recall of personal information. Us: https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G, https://t.co/tReJReVhnP

n-Hexane used in paints and glues can lead to peripheral and optic neuropathy, motor weakness, and facial numbness. Treatment is with praldoxime and atropine. Us: https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G, https://t.co/tReJReVhnP

When they run out of ethanol, seriously alcoholic persons have been known to run to methyl alcohol which is metabolized to formaldehyde, and end up with seizures, ataxia, and vision loss. Us: https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G, https://t.co/tReJReVhnP

"Two stubborn one-sided discussions". They are both right but yell over the other side. The total cost in the health care system is a finite number. The tax for a public system vs self-pay costs is a balance, there is no free-lunch.

Watch Elizabeth Warren stand up to Chris Matthews as he looms over her and interrupts her constantly.
She’s got a spine of steel. Mathews should be ashamed.

Methylphenedate and cocaine are inverse-agonists inhibiting function at the dopamine reuptake transporter. Us: https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G, https://t.co/tReJReVhnP

Niemann-Pick disease is an autosomal recessive sphingomyelinase deficiency lysosomal storage disease. Us: https://t.co/RyG3aQt9vL, https://t.co/H5KcK7jzxZ

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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Most people don’t realize that there are 3 main dementias: Alzheimers, Vascular, Lewy body. Stay physically & mentally active, protect one’s vascular system with good diet, watch cholesterol, & take a daily baby aspirin. Us: https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx, https://t.co/EM6ss7NILt

Therapist in Tokyo: The FKBP5 gene may predispose to PTSD https://t.co/UogA5Zctmr

The FKBP5 gene related to a cochaperone for the glucocorticoid receptor may predispose to PTSD. Us: https://t.co/uaoP3ZvxU7, https://t.co/EM6ss85ka3

Therapist in Japan: "object constancy" seen in Piaget’s sensory motor stage. https://t.co/cYR3AMyG6z

Piaget’s sensory motor stage from 0-2 years is the stage where persons are known to continue to exist even when they can’t be seen. Us: https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx, https://t.co/EM6ss7NILt

Ritalin may protect neurons from neurotoxicity in Parkinson's and meth abuse thru meth/DAT interaction and decrease of dopamine related reactive oxygen derivatives. Us: https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx, https://t.co/EM6ss7NILt

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Restless legs are a voluntary response to discomfort, Periodic leg movements are involuntary. They may both be related to low iron which is necessary to make dopamine. Us: https://t.co/bggAMvY10t, https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq

Valproic acid is an inhibitor of CYP2C9, epoxide hydroxylase, and UDP-glucuronosyltransferases. The UDP inhibition can increase lamotrigine levels. US: https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq, https://t.co/vi64mkcH2D.

DSM-5 speech and language disorders are classified as: Language Disorder, Speech Sound Disorder, Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder, and Social Communication Disorder. Us: https://t.co/bggAMvY10t, https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq

Ginkgo biloba may effect blood flow and cognitive function. Should not be used with anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications. Us: https://t.co/bggAMvY10t, https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq

Women have lower alcohol dehydrogenase in their gut & metabolize alcohol slower, and have less water content/kg vs men, factors making their alcohol concentrations greater than for men for the same amount ingested. Us: https://t.co/bggAMvY10t, https://t.co/xRzwbqd5dq.

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
REM latency and increase the total REM sleep. Us: https://t.co/DnZXryRTna,
https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t.

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