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Dr. Peter Randolph, MD


Dr. Peter Randolph is a psychiatrist practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Randolph is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Randolph diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Randolph 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. Randolph treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
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Dr. Peter Randolph, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma
  • Accepting new patients

What are the symptoms of depression?

Lack of energy, sleep disturbance, irritability, feeling "blue."

Why am I always angry and sensitive?

Not very abnormal. You describe yourself as sensitive, and this might be the cause. Or you could be a bit depressed.

Can repeated blackouts indicate an alcohol problem?

If she drinks a lot, especially to the point of blacking out, she surely has an alcohol problem. See if you can get her to seek treatment for it.

Adopted child suffering from depression?

You may need to seek professional advice. Other than that, simply love her and try to keep her busy with things she enjoys.

What causes manic depression?

Most probably this is genetic

Can you take anti-anxiety medicine while overweight?

It is surely safe to take your medication.

Who is the best professional to see for anxiety treatment?

I recommend seeing a psychiatrist who can prescribe anti anxiety meds as well as provide talk therapy.

How can one spot depression in children?

The symptoms are those you already see. I would recommend trying to get him to see a child psychiatrist who can help with meds and talk therapy.

Why is my anxiety so high?

This is most likely genetic. Seeking professional advice, with some anti anxiety meds and talk therapy can help.

How to get treatment for an eating disorder?

I recommend seeing a professional mental health practitioner who can guide you to the proper treatment.

When should one begin taking anti-anxiety medication?

If you are crippled by anxiety, I recommend taking anti-anxiety meds starting right now.

What are the benefits of using cognitive behavioral therapy versus using behavioral therapy?

I doubt if one is much better than the other. They both provide talk therapy, which I would recommend