Dr. Robert Thilo

Psychiatry
Mercer Island, WA
44 years experience male

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Office

Mercer Island, WA

Address

Mercer Island, WA
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It depends.: Adverse effects can be seen with low doses of fluoxetine. The most common are: insomnia, nausea, weakness, headache, diarrhea, loss of appetite, drows... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Jet lag remedy: Jet lag is a disruption of circadian rhythm caused by traveling to different time zones. Basically adaption to the the local cycles of light and nutr... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Professional help.: Agoraphobia symptoms may respond to psychotherapy or medication, or a combination of both. It depends on many factors and is best resolved through yo... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
When you can't stop.: The point of alcohol dependency is seen when there are physical symptoms of withdrawal when drinking is stopped. Alcohol abuse may have periods of ha... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It depends.: It depends on the issues that bring a person to therapy. In general terms, therapy seeks to invite alternative perspective and thinking about the sen... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Kleptomania: Kleptomania is is an irresistible urge to steal items of trivial value. Causes are unknown for this complex disorder, head injury may precipitate sym... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It depends.: Adverse effects can be seen with low doses of fluoxetine. The most common are: insomnia, nausea, weakness, headache, diarrhea, loss of appetite, drow... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It depends.: Any mood disorder will have a level of severity that depends on the circumstances seen at that point in time. To compare one mood disorder to another... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes: Practice and model three principles in your life: h.O.W, honesty, through questioning and observing circumstances that arise. Open-mindedness, askin... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It depends.: Ect remains controversial for a variety of reasons. It continues to be a viable treatment in selected situations. The determination of whether to pu... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It depends.: Prozac (fluoxetine) has active metabolites that have similar effect as prozac (fluoxetine). These breakdown chemicals will attenuate withdrawal effec... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Possibly.: Sweating is a known adverse effect that is infrequently seen in people taking ssri antidepressants. There are several theories for the mechanism of a... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Thilo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Thilo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
Graduated 1979MD
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