Dr. Jennifer Nagode M.D., PH.D.
Psychiatrist | Psychiatry3025 Chicago St San Diego CA, 92117
Dr. Jennifer Nagode is a psychiatrist practicing in San Diego, CA. Dr. Nagode is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Nagode diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Nagode 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. Nagode treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Wellesley College B.A. 1980
University of Minnesota Medical School M.D. 2004
University of Minnesota Medical School M.A. 1990
University of Minnesota Graduate School PhD Neuroscience
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Human hippocampal activation during transitive inference.
- The impact of the certainty context on the process of choice.
- Double dissociation of exteroceptive and interoceptive feedback systems in the orbital and ventromedial prefrontal cortex of humans.
- Dissociable systems of working memory for rhythm and melody.
- Top Doctor in Psychiatry 2018 San Diego
- Continental Who's Who Award Continental
- International Who's Who Award International
- Personality Disorders
- Anger Issues
- PTSD - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Medicine & Psychotherapy
- Complex Medical Needs
- Professional Member American Medical Association
- Professional Member San Diego Psychiatric Society
- Professional Member American Psychiatric Association
Professional Society Memberships
- American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association
What do you attribute your success to?
- Personality adversity.
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer C. Nagode, who serves patients in San Diego, California.
Effectively combining medicine and psychotherapy, Dr. Nagode is a board-certified psychiatrist who has been compassionately serving patients’ mental health needs at her private practice in San Diego, California since 2011. Lending a personal and compassionate approach to mental health counseling, she is passionate about helping patients recover from addictions, as well as overcome depression, PTSD, anxiety, and more. Aside from addressing psychiatric mental health concerns, she also helps patients navigate their other medical needs such as medications and other doctors’ treatments. Catering to their needs, she offers quality services at a fraction of the costs and implements a flexible schedule so that she can be on call for her patients as needed.
Prior to her current endeavors, Dr. Nagode served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego from 2004 until 2015. Moreover, she served as Medical Director of Niznik Behavioral Health, where she was responsible for managing multiple residential rehab facilities for drug and alcohol recovery.
Throughout the course of her education, Dr. Nagode earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts in 1980. She then went on to earn her Master of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1990, followed by her medical degree from the same school in 2004. Upon graduation, she completed her internship and residency in psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Most recently, she earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in neuroscience from the University of Minnesota Graduate School in Minneapolis.
Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, she remains a member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the San Diego Psychiatric Society, and the American Psychiatric Association.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to diagnosing, preventing, and treating mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists are medical doctors, unlike psychologists, and must evaluate patients to determine whether their symptoms are the result of a physical illness, a combination of physical and mental ailments, or strictly psychiatric. They are qualified to assess both the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems.
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