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Dr. Thomas Delaney

Psychiatry - Geriatric
San Dimas, CA
26 years experience male

Locations

Premier Psychiatric Medical Group

San Dimas, CA

Address

1173 N Dixie Dr, Suite 101, San Dimas, CA
Directions

Practice website

Fax

(949)8635335

About

Bio

Medical Psychology

Specialties
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Psychiatry - Geriatric

Clinical Psychology

Geriatric Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

35 Answers
58 Agrees
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Unlikely: At this point. However for safety and to be thorough check with your prescriber.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
The difference: Is the phd involves a research project and a dissertation which one "defends" as it is said to validate the research hypothesis. They both have the sa... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Yes but : The depression is secondary to the addiction- treat the addiction first then reassess whether depressed feelings continue to persist. See a profession... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Please: See your psychiatrist. The side effects you're referring to tardive dyskinesia can be treated pharmacologically. However there isn't a concrete answer... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Ask your prescribing: Doc. There usually isn't a tissue dependency but this isn't a long term treatment. Reassess your medication with your doctor at the next appt.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
For awhile maybe: Then the psychological dependency may also begin , i.e. , if you have a couple of poor nights sleep on the Ativan (lorazepam) nights and perhaps some... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Yes for example: Diphenhydramine can have a paradoxical effect, over a long period of use / that is it can produce restlessness & agitation and anxiousness instead of ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Yes: Many people start with cognitive behavioral therapy as well as learning anxiety reduction skills to intervene at the time of the episode and to reduce... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Yes: Talk to your primary care physician or an md psychiatrist. There are two that can be used instead of benzodiazepines (xanax, ativan, klonopin) like Le... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
If you are insured: You can call your insurance company and speak with an intake person who will give you referrals to both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation progra... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Alanon will help: You can find this group in your local yellow pages. It will provide you with support and the fellowship can guide you as to how to help the person who... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
See the prescribing : Doc. An alternative might be wellbutrin (bupropion) which has less ses affecting libido. Research shows that the combination of the right medication a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Yes : But not in the way you would normally think about it. Grief and loss can be very powerful emotions. If you were trying to fix the feelings with food t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
No science for that: Aluminum does not, in any way, cause alzheimers. More than 15 years ago, researchers identified higher quantities of aluminum in the brains of those w... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
This can be: A very involved assessment . Please seek out a psychologist who specializes in treating addictive sexual behaviors . This is a very treatable proble... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Both: Mental illness and substance abuse (sa) can be co- occurring disorders. Sa by itself can be seen as a mental illness. Some conditions like depression ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Testing: By a clinical psychologist who specializes in assessment of childhood and adolescent disorders may help here. Treatment includes both medication by a ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Proper diagnosis: Is important first. Aricept and / or Namenda (memantine) are common. Supplements suggested are bcomplex vitamins, exercise, and mentally challenging g... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
She was: Probably attempting to discover if there are any underlying issues like personal and emotional injuries or trauma that could be a contributing or even... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
See a neurologist : For a thorough evaluation first to r/o any neurobiological cause.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Sometimes...: However an evaluation with a urologist is highly recommended.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
It's possible: That the issue is psychogenic as well as biological. Yes, a psychologist can help.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Yes: That's an area of specialization . They are included in a curriculum in a general course of study however the specialty requires a focused internship... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Inpatient rehab: This type of addiction is a serious medical condition which requires a multidisciplinary treatment team approach. Seek professional help in an appropr... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
This can be: A very involved assessment . Please seek out a psychologist who specializes in treating addictive sexual behaviors . This is a very treatable proble... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Inpatient rehab: This type of addiction is a serious medical condition which requires a multidisciplinary treatment team approach. Seek professional help in an appropr... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
NHS?: If you're uninsured or underinsured that might be the way to go. Since i don't know the reasons you are seeking help, it's difficult to make a distinc... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Here are some signs: There are four areas that you want to look at to see if there's any dysfunction or consequences or interference in your overall functioning. Have you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Both: Cognitive behavioral therapy addresses changing both cognitive distortions (thoughts, thinking) and also changing behaviors (actions) that are involv... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Inpatient rehab: This type of addiction is a serious medical condition which requires a multidisciplinary treatment team approach. Seek professional help in an appropr... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Some are:: •frequently engaging in more sex and with more partners than intended. •being preoccupied with or persistently craving sex; wanting to cut down an... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
None: Remeron (mirtazapine) is not a narcotic. It is a tricyclic antidepressant not an opiate (narcotic). If you're experiencing drowsiness, this is one of ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Sorry to say it this: Way but that's trading or substituting one substance for another. Please treat the addiction by getting the proper help from an addictionologist and r... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Usually: A certification as a substance abuse counselor. There are a few different ways to do this. They require education and an internship along with passing... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Paradoxical effects: Can occur, that is, restlessness and difficulty falling and staying asleep. I believe the active substance is Diphenhydramine which isn't a long ter... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Delaney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Delaney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Newport University/CSPP
Graduated 1996MD

Awards

Top Geriatric Psychiatrist, First Place, California - Summer
2013
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