Dr. Frank Ninivaggi is a medically trained psychiatrist practicing in New Haven, CT. Dr. Ninivaggi is a medical doctor, affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He specializes in the care of those with mental health concerns. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Ninivaggi evaluates, diagnoses, and treats emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders. After a thorough face-to-face interview and assessment, Dr. Ninivaggi may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications adjustments, medication tapering, medication discontinuation, change of medicines, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions--- and more, depending on each case and a person's preferences. Different medications that a psychiatrist prescribes include antidepressants, antipsychotic medication, mood stabilizers, anti ADHD meds (that are not stimulant nor addicting), and for sleep. Dr. Ninivaggi treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, and ADD/ADHD by using non-stimulant drugs and not using Ritalin or amphetamine-like drugs. The least amount of medication that works with the least amount of side effects is often the best choice.
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
Dr. Frank John Ninivaggi MD's Expert Contributions
By Frank John Ninivaggi MDYale University School of MedicineYale Child Study CenterI propose that emotions are persons—personalities.Self-evident emotions are undeniable. Recognizing this and giving emotions equal rights—equal to that of thoughts and thinking—with the same privileges, free...
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- Assistant Clinical Professor Yale University School of Medicine Associate Attending, Yale-New Haven Hospital 1977 - 2017
- Yale New Haven Chldn Ctr, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins Hosp, Psychiatry
- Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine 1974
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