Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that causes panic attacks, which are sudden feelings of terror when there is no real danger.

Programs + Services


Mood Disorders Program

The Mood Disorders Program at Tufts MC in Boston provides evaluation and psychopharmacological therapy for depression and bipolar disorder.
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Doctors + Care Team

Paul Summergrad, MD

Paul Summergrad, MD

Title(s): Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5773
Fax #: 617-636-8442

Medical psychiatry, mood and anxiety disorders, geriatric psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, clinical, organizational, executive and forensic consultations

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Annette Hanson, MD, MBA

Annette Hanson, MD, MBA

Title(s): Vice-Chair, Public Sector Psychiatry; Attending Psychiatrist; Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4781
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Adult psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy

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David A. Adler, MD

David A. Adler, MD

Title(s): Senior Psychiatrist; Director, Mental Health Services Research Group; Senior Scientist, The Center for Health Solutions; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5731
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Individual and couples psychotherapy, mental health services research, education, treatment of mood and personality disorders, business executive evaluation, consultation and treatment, primary care psychiatry

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Edward K. Silberman, MD

Edward K. Silberman, MD

Title(s): Attending Psychiatrist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0218
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, forensic psychiatry, executive consultant

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Judith E. Robinson, MD

Judith E. Robinson, MD

Title(s): Medical Director, College Learning and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Program; Attending Psychiatrist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8762
Fax #: 617-636-4852

ADD, ADHD, adolescent psychiatry, women’s issues, mood disorders, individual psychotherapy and psychopharmacology

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Michael Gill, MD

Title(s): Attending Psychiatrist; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-268-1700
Fax #: 617-268-1991

Adult psychiatry

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Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH

Title(s): Attending Psychiatrist; Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5766
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Adult psychiatry

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Susan Meagher, PhD

Susan Meagher, PhD

Title(s): Psychologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5731
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Mood and anxiety disorders, connection between emotional and physical well-being, the role of developmental/family factors in health behaviors

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