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Dr. Elena Bruck

Psychiatrist

Dr. Elena Bruck is a top Psychiatrist in New York, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Elena Bruck is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Elena Bruck is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Elena Bruck is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New York, NY, Dr. Elena Bruck is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Elena Bruck
  • New York, NY
  • MD at the University of Vienna
  • Accepting new patients

Are antidepressants good for elderly patients?

Antidepressants, most frequently SSRIs, are often given to elderly patients as they increase neuroregeneration as well as for depression which often accompanies cognitive decline. READ MORE
Antidepressants, most frequently SSRIs, are often given to elderly patients as they increase neuroregeneration as well as for depression which often accompanies cognitive decline. They are not associated with the loss of cognitive function

Is Adderall the only form of treatment for ADHD?

No, there are other therapeutic options, both controlled substances and not. There are also non- medication options such as neurofeedback.

What can be done for chronic depression if medications do not work?

It's hard to answer without knowing details about her symptoms and treatment. Sometimes there are personality issues where certain kinds of psychotherapy are useful. Sometimes READ MORE
It's hard to answer without knowing details about her symptoms and treatment. Sometimes there are personality issues where certain kinds of psychotherapy are useful. Sometimes there is drug or alcohol use which causes these problems. Sometimes it is treatment resistant depression which requires combinations of medications or other approaches such as ECT, TMS, Ketamine.

What can I do to help cope with the loss of my mother?

Take care of yourself. Sleep, eat, see friends and family. Dr. Winnicott, a British psychoanalyst, defined happiness as: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. READ MORE
Take care of yourself. Sleep, eat, see friends and family. Dr. Winnicott, a British psychoanalyst, defined happiness as: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. Try to get those things in place and orient yourself toward meaningful goals.
Grieving can be complicated, as relationships are. If grief disables you, seek help from a therapist or a psychiatrist.

Is excessive sleeping a side effect of anti depressants?

Yes they can, some more than others, and often more so in the beginning of treatment

I am a new mother and I don’t feel too much love for my child. What is wrong with me?

Postpartum blues and depression are common. You can google the symptoms and if it looks like you might have schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist

Is yoga helpful in treating sleep disorder?

Yoga can help if the cause of your trouble sleeping is anxiety.

How can I control anger?

Medication, anger management courses, and lifestyle changes can all be helpful depending on the cause of your anger. Is it a mood disorder? Addiction problems? Existential fears? READ MORE
Medication, anger management courses, and lifestyle changes can all be helpful depending on the cause of your anger. Is it a mood disorder? Addiction problems? Existential fears?

Are there factors that could put someone at risk of developing bipolar disorder?

Biological predisposition plays a big role, but environmental factors do, too, such as long periods of sleep deprivation and substance abuse.

Don't have anyone to help me

It sounds like you should see a psychiatrist and a therapist. Social connections such as a book club or church as well as exercise, yoga, meditation and certain supplements can READ MORE
It sounds like you should see a psychiatrist and a therapist. Social connections such as a book club or church as well as exercise, yoga, meditation and certain supplements can help as well. You should also make sure to check out your medical health as certain illnesses may cause depression (such as thyroid dysfunction, low Vit D or anemia)