Dr. Richard Bunt

Psychiatry
Melbourne, FL
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Melbourne, FL

Address

1601 Riverview Drive, Melbourne, FL
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Insurances accepted

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Office

Melbourne, FL

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Specialties
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Psychiatry

Addiction Medicine

Geriatric Psychiatry

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
You : You should call the dept. Of children and families for additional assistance (this is usually referred to as dcf). If you feel that you and/or your c... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
You : You definitely need to see a professional, and please don't take this as a boilerplate response, or blowoff of your question, but the fact is that wha... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
YES and NO...: Some would say that addiction can never be fully cured. That said, people certainly can and do go for the rest of their lives without ever relapsing.... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram) : Lexapro (escitalopram) will not tend to effect testosterone levels, or lower your metabolism, per se, and while it is not extremely likely, no one can... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
My 2 cents: I'm sure some would challenge this as anecdotal, and justifiably so, but in my clinical experience of having treated approx. 10, 000 pts., the vast ma... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Symptoms : Symptoms can come and go, to some extent, in schizophrenia. If it is truly schizophrenia, they will come back. If they never come back, it wasn't sc... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
There : There is no way to know for sure unless you are tested.
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Absolutely! : Absolutely! you can and should discuss this with the doctor. That doesn't mean that the doctor will disclose information to you about your grandpare... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Plenty : Plenty of women have irregular periods. Plenty of women don't have orgasms. The periods and lack of orgasms are not likely to be related, but you sho... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Clearly, : Clearly, one can not truly comment on the presence or absence of a diagnosis when presented with what i think we can assume is a fairly biased descrip... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Skitzo girlfriend: I'll go out on a limb here, and guess that your girlfriend is niether schizophrenic (which does not mean multiple personalities), nor has mult. Person... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
DON'T THINK...: ...About penentration or orgasm, or niether is likely to occur. Sex, like life, is not about the destination. It's really all about the journey, an... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
If : If by "when (you) were drinking" you mean "in between times when you were actually drinking", then withdrawal would be a possibility. The "vision hur... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Abstention: The problem with Cocaine overdose is not exactly something one can treat prophylactically. The biggest problem is the high risk of death... Which sho... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Even : Even the "best" iq tests are somewhat controversial as to how much they really tell us, and moreover, what they don't tell us about certain intellectu... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
If : If you are taking opioid pain meds for the pain, you probably are addicted to them. That doesn't mean that you are abusing them, but the problem is t... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
I'll : I'll chime in to support the two previous contributors on this - you really should get this evaluated. Untreated sleep apnea can cause all kinds of ot... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
I've : I've probably rx'ed Celexa (citalopram) to something on the order of 3000 pts, over the course of my career, and honestly can't remember a single one ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Theoretically, : Theoretically, no, due to immunity you've developed to that particular virus, but with your overall immunity down, you can become susceptible to other... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Hormones : Hormones (pills) are the treatment for what you seek. Of course anything that causes such a significant change in your body will carry with it a risk... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam) : Klonopin (clonazepam) is a member of a highly addictive class of medications, and generally would not be considered appropriate to prescribe to a reco... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry 32 years experience
There's : There's one other point which may be worth mentioning, briefly, here. If you are a person who has been taking medications like Risperdal for some tim... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bunt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bunt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bunt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Medical/Graduate school

unknown
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

University of California San Diego Medical Center

Residency

Emory University Hospital

Awards

Extraordinary Service - Chairrman of Department of Psychiatry, Atlanta Medical Center

Affiliations

Med Psych Specialists, LLC
Mercer University
Acumentality of Atlanta - Private Research Facility

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