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Dr. QH TRAN

Child Psychiatry
Dallas, TX
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Dallas, TX

Address

17736 PRESTON RD, SUITE 100, Dallas, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Cigna

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Specialties
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Child Psychiatry

Languages spoken

Vietnamese

Doctor Q&A

35 Answers
24 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Change medications: Immediately, watch for any environmental stimuli that may aggravate his agitation and attempt to remove them. He is likely agitated due to his psych... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Look at environment: Best way is to reduce distractions around you. Move to a more quiet place. Take note so you rely less on your memory. Contrary to popular values, don'... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Medication + Therapy: Cognitive behavior therapy helps. So do medications like zoloft, prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) ... Or a combination of both.
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Not safe: Also dangerous as laxatives can disrupt body electrolytes.
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None: No published reports but music has been shown to help with brain development.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Several symptoms: Depressed mood and/or loss of interest or pleasure in life activities for at least 2 weeks and at least five of the following symptoms 1. Depressed... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Not really: Poor hygiene is not a symptom of schizophrenia, but an indication of deterioration of functioning and psychosis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Not long: 30 minutes or less. Also depends on dosage.
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Depresion and mania: First one has to meet criteria for a major depressive episode (low mood, poor appetite, insomnia, in attention, guilts, suicidal ideation, agitation o... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Some: Like exercise and regular sleep and meals. Having sunlight exposure, especially in the winter months. Regular checkup with family doctor for any physi... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
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Not easy: Cognitive behavior therapy skills do help with cognitive distortions associated with panic attacks. Simple meditative techniques such as breathing exe... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Not generally: This applies to all questions regarding safety of drug use: not safe! to adequately answer your question of safety, someone needs to put together a st... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
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Possible: Severe anxiety can also affect concentration. If concentration problems are limited to stressful situations then it may not be adhd. May need help wit... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
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Normal: At 5, gender identity is not stable and continues to change as a child matures. Give it another 2-3 years!
A 43-year-old member asked:
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Depression and mania: First one has to meet criteria for a major depressive episode (low mood, poor appetite, insomnia, in attention, guilts, suicidal ideation, agitation o... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
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Depends: On the severity of the illness, most patients with bipolar disorders function well without needing disability benefits.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Very different : Two separate and independent conditions. Bipolar is a mood disorder and fluctuates with time and treatment. Borderline pd is a more permanent and cons... Read More
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Varies: But expect to pay $30 - $70, somewhat less than a medical doctor's appointment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Acid: Purging (self-induced vomiting), characteristic of bulimia, causes stomach acid to deposit in the esophagus. This would erode and eventually rupture t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Not OK: They are not usually prescribed together.
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Different techniques: There are many ways to mediate, depends on what you want to attain. Most simple technique involves paying attention to your breathing and counting bre... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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SSRIs: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) Prozac are the first line of treatment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Adult ADHD: Adhd symptoms usually starts in childhood though, before 7.
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Look at environment: Best way is to reduce distractions around you. Move to a more quiet place. Take note so you rely less on your memory. Contrary to popular values, don'... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Not dealing with it: Worst way is denying and refusing treatments. Depression is very common but can be very debilitating without help. Self-medication with drugs and alco... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Perfectly normal: Many great philosophers and thinkers talk to themselves, so it's perfectly normal, as long as you not responding to some internal stimuli.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Not wrong but...: Thoughts are not wrong. But being obsessed with such thoughts can be demoralizing. Cultivate healthy thoughts as they lead to happier life.
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Yes. No.: Antisocial pd is a chronic mental illness. Treatment involves psychotherapy. Currently, no specific medication is indicated.
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Different: Illusions are based on something in reality. Hallucinations, characteristic of schizophrenia, are not based on reality.
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Maybe: There are some symptoms that may indicate future affliction with bipolar disorder. Children of bipolar parent are 14 times more likely to develop a b... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Severity varies but depresion and anxiety could consume a person's life. Most people could be taken off medication after a year of remission from a fi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Yes. No.: Shyness and adhd are two separate conditions and can coexist. One can have adhd, predominantly inattentive type, which does not have hyperactivity and... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
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Prozac and Zoloft (sertraline): Old ssris like prozac, zoloft and even lexapro (escitalopram). In any case, discuss with your ob-gyn md.
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Sometimes: Some antidepressants do cause drowsiness. Some cause insomnia. Both may be experienced as low energy level.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. TRAN is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. TRAN is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you so much Dr. Tran! This makes me feel a lot better.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch
Graduated 1991MD

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Dallas Psychiatric Associates
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