Archive of ‘Media’ category

Ketamine Under the Lens: An Update

The Results We Have Seen from Ketamine Therapy at the Practice If you have followed my blog recently, you may have come across some of my observations about Ketamine, a drug used as a sedative (and sometimes abused as a club drug known as “Special K”,) but that is now being used to help patients with […] Read more…

Catch-Up with Dr. Itzkoff!

If you follow Dr. Itzkoff’s blog, you know this space is usually reserved for mental health news, psychiatry resources, and articles related to the services she offers at her practice. This month, we decided to change things up a bit by conducting an interview with Dr. Itzkoff so her followers have a chance to catch-up […] Read more…

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An Interview on Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder with Dr. Itzkoff Featured on PsychCentral.com

Bipolar Disorder and Pregnancy (Part 1 of 2) Today, I am publishing the first of a two-part interview with Dr. Amanda Itzkoff, MD, about bipolar disorder and pregnancy. I am often asked about this subject and, since I am not a doctor nor a woman, I decided it was a good idea to seek the […] Read more…

Suicide Prevention: The Essential Role Played By Health Care Providers

Suicide prevention is possible. Additionally, studies show that health care providers can have a much greater influence on preventing suicide than what is typically understood or assumed. In fact, according to a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, almost half (45%) of individuals who die by suicide have visited a primary care provider […] Read more…

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff talks Depression & Suicide with Scott Sands

On August 12, 2014, I was interviewed by Scott Sands and Bill Carroll regarding depression, mood disorders and suicide, as a result of Robin Williams’ passing. Roughly 20 percent of people are dealing with major depression at any given time. The cause could be a number of factors as no two people are the same. […] Read more…

Patients Honor Dr. Amanda Itzkoff for Compassion

04/05/2012 Dr. Amanda Itzkoff of New York City, NY is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Patients’ Choice has announced that Dr. Amanda Itzkoff was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2011 Compassionate Doctor Certification. Each year, nearly […] Read more…

The Little Helper’s Little Helper

10/20/2009 In July of 2007, comedian Michael Showalter was at a bar in Park Slope doing stand-up about an unwitting experience he’d had with a prescription drug called Seroquel. The scenario: Mr. Showalter couldn’t fall asleep one night thanks to some noisy construction outside his Flatbush Avenue apartment, so his girlfriend suggested he take one […] Read more…

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