Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression in which there is a serious mood change during the winter months, when there is less natural sunlight. 

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General Adult Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Program

Tufts MC Psychiatry in Boston offers general psychiatry and psychotherapy to provide evaluation and therapy for the full range of mental health problems.
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Doctors + Care Team

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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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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Manuel N. Pacheco, MD

Manuel N. Pacheco, MD

Title(s): Chief, Consultation/Liaison Service; Chief, Emergency Service; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Adjunct Lecturer, Boston University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5731
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Consultation psychiatry, medical psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, disaster psychiatry, capacity evaluation, ethics consultation, drug interactions

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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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