Dr. Neil Liebowitz

Psychiatry
Farmington, CT
38 years experience

Locations

Office

Farmington, CT

Address

Farmington, CT
Directions

CT Anxiety & Depression Treatment Ctr

Farmington, CT

About

Bio

Dr. Liebowitz trained during psychiatry’s transformative years graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia in 1978, Stony Brook University Medical School in 1982, psychiatry clerkship at Columbia University Psychiatric Institute in 1981, and psychiatric residency at Yale University in 1986. He is currently an assistant clinical professor at the University of Connecticut. He opened the Connecticut Anxiety and Depression treatment center in 1994. He is author of Psychiatry in Technocolors: A psychiatrist's memoir of lessons learned about diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and depression. available on Amazon.com

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

600 Answers
230 Agrees
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol withdrawal: Stopping heavy alcohol use can be a risk for seizures as is bupropion in individuals at risk for seizures. I would suggest detoxing from alcohol first ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Why change?: If it is working with minimal side effects, why change. You should still have a physician follow you to monitor responses, side effects and optimize t ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Treat underlying: Most of insomnia I see is due to anxiety, depression and/ or poor sleep hygiene. Need to treat the underlying problem not the symptom (ie. not sleepin ... Read More
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Dec 18, 2014
Dr. Liebowitz is an expert on depression and anxiety with a wealth of experience evident in his answers. Not only is he knowlegeable about the conditions but is up to date on the latest medications a...Read More
Nov 7, 2014
We are priviledged to have such an expert as Dr Liebowitz on health tap. His contributions in Bipolar disorder, Depression are important. He is a major contributor to the health tap community.
Aug 22, 2013
Knowledegeable and caring answers
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Thank you and I will talk to the doctor to see if she will run these tests. She ended up prescribing me anxiety medication and depression medication but I don't feel I need them. I just want to feel g...Read More
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Thank you Dr Liebowitz. I only take xanax as needed when I have a panic attack but i still did not want the possibility of mixing muscle relaxer and xanax. Thanks again for your time!!!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes I think It was the Seroquel but I haven't taken it in 8 months. :( I don't know what to do. Thank you for your insight.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1982MD
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