Dr. Virginia Merritt M.D.
Adolescent Psychiatrist | Child & Adolescent Psychiatry63 Fountain St Suite 402 Framingham MA, 01702
Dr. Virginia Merritt practices Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in Framingham, MA. Dr. Merritt evaluates patients throughout childhood and adolescence using many different procedures, in order to determine what treatments must be carried out in order to properly assess their symptoms. Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists are trained and certified to administer psychotherapy, medication, and many other means of treatment. Dr. Merritt seeks to improve each patients quality of life.
Education and Training
In Univ Sch of Med, Indianapolis In 1982
Indiana University School of Medicine 1982
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
- Bipolar Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
- Adjustment Disorder
- W C Gaebler Children'S Ctr, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Hennepin Co Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- W C GAEBLER CHILDRENS CENTER
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- Choosing the Right Education for Your Autistic Child
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- Depression Medications and Their Side Effects
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- Autism and Its Additional Complications
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