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Dr. Walter Anderson

Psychiatry
Atlanta, GA
45 years experience male

Locations

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Atlanta, GA

Address

Atlanta GA 30338
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Bio

My practice is primarily long term psychotherapy with medications used for symptom management and to enhance the progress in therapy. I work with anxiety, mood disorders, and PTSD. My patients are highly functional and motivated people who want a more balanced and integrated life.

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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
35 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Anderson
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Why?: The first thing to do is find out what is making you ask the question about antidepressants, i.e., what problems/symptoms are you having. A good start would be to have a consult with a psychiatrist and find out what is the problem and what might be a good course of treatment. Just starting on medications doesn't answer the question of what is the problem to begin with and can often mislead.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Anderson
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Another break: "coming off" the respiridone with the recurrence of the psychosis is a probably a bad idea. If you continue, you will most likely have another psychotic break. I would encourage you to consult your psychiatrist and continue on some antipsychotic medication with ongoing follow up.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Anderson
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Second opinion : I would suggest getting an consult from another psychiatrist who can focus on the depression/psychosis and give you a clear idea of what disorder you are dealing with as well as treatment options.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Anderson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Anderson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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i do hang with my family and friends lol. i play at night.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1976MD
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