5 Popular Misconceptions about Psychiatry

Historically, mental illness is a subject that is often met with discomfort, skepticism, and fear. As a result, the world of Psychiatry, unless a person has actually seen a Psychiatrist, or knows someone who has, is often met with these same feelings of skepticism. In fact, here are five misconceptions that many Psychiatrists, like myself, […] 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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