Dr. John Moranville

Psychiatry
lafayette, CA
35 years experience male

Locations

Healthtap Concierge

lafayette, CA

Address

3527 Mt Diablo Blvd, # 328, lafayette, CA
Directions

Fax

(415) 651-9142

About

Bio

Dr John Moranville has more than 25 years experience in psychiatry and addiction medicine. He has had experience working with a wide variety of patient populations in inpatient, outpatient and emergency settings. He helped author several scientific publications and has extensive teaching experience. Dr Moranville is passionate about educating the public as well as other medical professionals about the stigma that surrounds mental illness.His website thebipolardoc is a source of general information about bipolar disorder as well as other mental health and addiction and his personal philosophy of treatment. He is on Twitter as @thebipolardoc He has been a featured guest on the Brian Tracy Show shown on CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliates and is author of a chapter in Brian Tracy's "Cracking the Success Code"

Specialties
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Psychiatry

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Addiction Medicine, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

937 Answers
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on med: Need more info to answer this question. Could be very serious. Go to ER or primary doctor
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Many possibilities: Any other symptoms? Can be symptom of depression or of many other medical conditions or due to medications etc. discuss with your primary physician
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Lack of energy...: The classic symptoms of depression are decreased energy, decreased motivation, decreased interest in pleasurable activities, and decreased self esteem ... Read More

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Jun 13, 2015
I have learned a great deal from Dr. Moranville, and look forward to learning more. Clearly an expert in his field, and warmly meets patients where they are and collaborates well with colleagues. Heal...Read More
Mar 6, 2013
Dr. Moranville is a very experienced physician who writes compassionate, well-grounded answers for people with a wide range of issues. And he acknowledges when he needs more info. I appreciate his p...Read More
Jun 2, 2015
Highly recommend Dr Moranville for his hard work, dedication and passionate work in the field of medical psychiatry
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Thanks for your answer. No, actually I meant 1mg of Lexapro. Some months back, I started on 5mg of Lexapro and I had a bad reaction. Through the roof anxiety and major insomnia. The doc prescribed 1mg...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! no im not i meant to put that on hers cuz it had me do her a profile some reason.lol thanks and no i havent dont know how tobring it up
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Thanks for your quick reply! This is a very powerful drug with many side effects; I decided to quit cold turkey after 6yrs, THIS WAS NOT A GOOD IDEA.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL & CLINICS

Awards

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco 1991-2002

Affiliations

HealthTap Club MD
American Psychiatric Association
American Society of Addiction Medicine
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