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Dr. Takako Vivian Ishimaru-tseng, MD

Psychiatrist

Dr. Takako Vivian Ishimaru-tseng MD is a top Psychiatrist in Honolulu, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Takako Vivian Ishimaru-tseng MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Takako Vivian Ishimaru-tseng MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Takako Vivian Ishimaru-tseng MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Honolulu, HI, Dr. Takako Vivian Ishimaru-tseng MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
30 years Experience
Dr. Takako Vivian Ishimaru-tseng, MD
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Depression and Alcohol..Chicken or the egg?

Many of my patients began drinking at a young age because it seemed to help them with anxiety, depression and stress. In reality, alcohol never solves these problems on a permanent READ MORE
Many of my patients began drinking at a young age because it seemed to help them with anxiety, depression and stress. In reality, alcohol never solves these problems on a permanent basis. How wonderful that you've taken the steps to
attend AA meetings and have stopped drinking for six months! Zoloft is one of many different antidepressants that can help with your mood. However, I would suggest that you also see a therapist with whom you can engage in one-on-one talk therapy to truly understand the source of your depression. The medication can help with your brain chemistry, but talk therapy allows you to put your experience in words that allow you to develop positive coping skills.