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Dr. Toner Overley

Psychiatry
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
74 years experience male

Locations

Office

INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Address

8333 N. ILLINOIS STREET, INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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About

Bio

training Indiana University School of Medicine 1958-61. National Institute of Mental Health Special; Research Fellow 1961-63 Full time faculty Indiana School of Medicine Dept. of Psychiatry1961-1983. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry 83-present. Trained in, practice. and teach Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic, Gestalt, cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy and classical and Ericksonian hypnosis. Member local and national Medical and Psychiatric Societies. and American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology,, American Society for Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Science. 54 years experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders applying my knowledge of psychology and neuroscience and role of exercise and diet.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Licenses

United States: Indiana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
13 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Pressure on nerve: If the tingling feels like bumping your elbow ("crazy bone") you could have bumped the nerve in your arm-pit or slept with it in an awkward position, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
DRINK WATER: Be sure you are sufficiently hydrated. There are longer lasting gels for your eyes but they wont last more than a few hours. People often cut back on ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Omit the nap?: While a brief, no more than twenty minutes nap may be refreshing in mid-day, your observation seems to say that it disturbs your circadian rhythm. ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Rule out: Assume heart exam a stress echo, then ok heart.These are typical symptoms of overexercise or overwork. Normal electrolytes and blood count? If all no... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
YES: Assuming that you are in good health assuming that you are experienced with strength training or have a trainer. Start slow and work up to it. I found... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Sleep strategy: Your "thinking brain" and your "feeling brain" can inhibit each other. If you are trying to sleep but thinking, including observing that you are still... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Kinds of Depression : Psychological causes do not respond to medication. They require the right kinds of therapy and a patient who is open to it. Medical conditions can co... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
YES: Head trauma, chemotherapy and radiation are all potentially damaging to the prefrontal cortex and cause the symptoms. Adhd is genetic and also inhibit... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
KNOW HOW IT WORKS: People with adult attention deficit disorder are more inventive when they are off the meds. Then they can be organized on the meds. You have two gears... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Not typical angina: This could be a heart problem without chest pain. Self diagnosis is not a good idea even for a doctor like me. If you don't have a primary physician, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Orthopedics: Nerve blocks, joint fusion, belts or braces to immobilize the area first to learn if movement or pressure aggravates the joint. Fibromyalgia is incre... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Yes: Alcohol alone can cause blackouts. Combining it with a variety of medications that also act on the brain intensifies the effect. Check for interaction... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
SURE: If the test is necessary, then fear of needles, fear of a closed space (an mri) any fear will usually be managed with a tranquillizer allowing the pat... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
SURE: A local anesthetic is often enough to make the discomfort tolerable. However, there are people who fear closed spaces so take a tranquilizer and doze ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Depression help: Depression carries a risk of suicide; so monitoring severity is essential. There may be many reasons for the refusal; the reasons may guide your strat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
DEPENDS ON SYMPTOM: In an otherwise healthy patient, whose dose has been gradually reduced prior to discontinuing, symptoms are usually mild and "self-limiting". Two to f... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Intimacy: Openness encourages intimacy. Unless you know your partner well, this could well be a shock. Why not start with a "warm-up" such as, "i really miss yo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
A classification: An attempt to differentiate patients based on predominant symptoms. Positive are delusions and hallucinations and are thought to denote those with a b... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Combining meds: These are commonly used together. All medicines have "side effects" . The lists are long and there are no guarantees. I usually start one first, and... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Yes: Dose increases blood level and this could tip the balance with the other medications.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Possibly: 150 mg of Trazodone is common dose. Dose of Halcion (triazolam) if high enough could be excessive. Otherwise, Halcion (triazolam) acts more quickly an... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
Psychiatry 74 years experience
Yes: The interaction of all these t once, together, could be fatal. Since you are still around to ask the question, I would suspect that you put yourself t... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Overley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Overley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) mehak your amswer is quite affective . may you have a succesful life .
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I appreciate your answer. I think that makes sense.
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Been tapering off for over a month. Was curious as to how much longer.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

unknown
Graduated 1948MD

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 1955MD

Residency

Indiana Univ ersity School of Medicine

Affiliations

Sigma Xi National Scilence Honorary, New York Academy of Science, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
American Psychiatric Association
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