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Dr. Robert S. Hoffman

Psychiatrist

Dr. Robert Hoffman is a psychiatrist practicing in Woodland Hills, CA. Dr. Hoffman is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Hoffman diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Hoffman may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Hoffman treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
50 years Experience
Dr. Robert S. Hoffman
  • Woodland Hills, CA
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University
  • Accepting new patients

Sudden mental fatigue--what can it be?

Get evaluated by a mental health professional

At night, thinking prevents me from sleeping. Can I do anything about it?

Common symptom of anxiety which can be treated with CBT, hypnotherapy and/or medication.

My son has Asperger's Syndrome. How is it treated?

Behavioral interventions by professionals and family, medications if indicated for various symptoms and/or types of behaviors.

Privacy and confidentiality with caregivers

If he or his conservator signs permission

Is negative thinking a disease?

Yes, could be a symptom of depression so get evaluated by a psychiatrist or other mental health professional.

Vivid daydreams

Evaluation by a mental health professional.

I think I started binge eating. Is it a mental disorder?

That sounds like it could be hormonal and I would first check with a primary care physician or an endocrinologist.

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Zoloft?

Yes, while all psychotropics caution against imbibing alcohol while taking them, and there is a theoretical danger of combining CNS depressants, many medications can be taken without READ MORE
Yes, while all psychotropics caution against imbibing alcohol while taking them, and there is a theoretical danger of combining CNS depressants, many medications can be taken without precluding consumption of alcohol in moderation. The real danger arises primarily from mixing alcohol with benzodiazepines and opiates, then from mixing alcohol with anticonvulsants and hypnotics ("downers").