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Dr. Lindsay Israel-Gaines, M.D.

Psychiatrist

Dr. Lindsay Israel practices Psychiatry in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Dr. Israel and specializes in a procedure called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS for Depression, Anxiety and other conditions. Dr. Israel seeks to improve each patient's quality of life when traditional medication has not been effective for them. 
17 years Experience
Dr. Lindsay Israel-Gaines, M.D.
  • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • University of Florida
  • Accepting new patients

Is it bad to take antidepressants for many years?

There is no evidence that shows any long term issues caused by taking antidepressants for an extended period of time.

Can a 14 year old be prescribed antidepressants?

Yes, antidepressants can be used in children and teenagers. Several of these medications are FDA approved in children as young as 7. There is a black box warning for suicidal thoughts READ MORE
Yes, antidepressants can be used in children and teenagers. Several of these medications are FDA approved in children as young as 7. There is a black box warning for suicidal thoughts with antidepressants up to age 25.

How does borderline personality disorder present in children?

Personality disorders do no exist in children, only over the age of 18. Mood swings and tantrums in children are more often signs of a mood disorder.