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Dr. Abhishek Mehra

Psychiatry
21 years experience male

Locations

Brandywine hospital

About

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Bipolar disorder: Hi , bipolar disorder is diagnostically different from personality disorders. Some research would suggest that some forms of bipolar disorder exists c... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline) and tramadol: Concurrent use of tramadol and Zoloft (sertraline) has two implications 1. There is increased risk for serotonin syndrome- severe and much less common... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Binge eating: It is important to ascertain more history, and rule out potential causes for binge eating. This could be secondary to medicines, metabolic problems, o... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Ignore: Live in the moment and healthy mind, body and spirit.
A member asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Stimulant withdrawal: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Is a very potent stimulant and if you have been taking it for a while on a moderate to high dose... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Hypnosis : It depends what you are getting hypnosis for? Also you need to research for trained professional, there is a lot of power of suggestion involved, you ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Sign of depression?: Hi the increased sleep may be a sign of depression as part of the bipolar illness . Would recommend you seeing a psychiatrist for comprehensive evalua... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline) and alcohol: Its not advisable to take alcohol with the antidepressant , you could also take zoloft (sertraline) in morning. Best to avoid alcohol, the combination... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Childhood: As a rough estimate, about 5 yrs onwards however this could vary individually.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Anxiety: Taking supplements such as magnesium can help alleviate anxiety. This on its own is not a cure. The first thing is to ascertain the nature of anxiety ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Wellbutrin/ pregnanc: Hi there is no clear evidence to suggest that however this link has comprehensive info about wellbutrin (bupropion) and pregnancy- http://pregnancyreg... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Insomnia: Hi, first a comprehensive evaluation needs to happen to find the cause for insomnia. A psychiatrist, primary doctor or sleep physician should be able ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Sexual side effects: Hi, most of the antidepressants do have sexual side effects and the most common side effect in women is anorgasmia. There is the option of switching ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
More details: Could you explain more, the psychiatric diagnosis do not define a ' thinking disorder , however there are several disorders where there is a disturban... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Drug supplement inte: while there is no clear interaction between chamomile and Zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) always good to be cautious as everybody's body responds di... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mehra is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mehra is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mehra is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mangalore University, Kasturba Medical College, India
MD

Residency

CARILION ROANOKE MEMORIAL CENTER
Completed 2009

Affiliations

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Affilated Hospitals

Publications

Etomidate and unpredicted seizures during electroconvulsive therapy.
Delirious mania and malignant catatonia: a report of 3 cases and review.
Panic as a harbinger of pancreatic cancer.
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