Dr. Les Linet is a psychiatrist practicing in Princeton, New Jersey. Dr. Linet is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Linet diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Linet 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. Linet treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
General Adult Psychiatry
Dr. Les Linet MD's Expert Contributions
60 Minutes' antidepressant report in 2012 may have been 'explosive,' but it's not conclusive. Studies linking the placebo effect to antidepressants have been around for more than a decade. There have, however, been far more studies showing antidepressants to be significantly more effective than...
“PARENTAL ALIENATION is real. If you're on the receiving end...you know it. For most everyone else,...it's invisible.”TheBondedFamily: Retweeted by PASA-NJ January 10, 2012"The truth is that Parental Alienation really is a dangerous and cleverly marketed legal strategy that has caused much harm...
Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) has, to date, not been included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and is not widely accepted in United States courts. Even after it might be included in the diagnostic manual, courtroom arguments will likely continue for decades –...
In my YouTube video, Parental Alienation Syndrome Excerpts from Gregory Mantell Show, I have excerpted segments from an excellent discussion of Parental Alienation. This episode is from a weekly half-hour program, the most successful talk show on the internet. "The Gregory Mantell Show” airs on...
Most of the talk and research about ADHD has been directed towards children with little more than passing reference to adult ADHD. Most adults with ADHD do not look like the typical depiction in childhood. Typically, but not always, as kids with ADHD mature into adolescence, the hyperactive symptoms...
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local Public Speaking -
- Speaks in Youtube Videos on Child and Adult Psychiatric Problems -
- Best of Princeton Psychiatrists Award in 2011 and 2012
- SUNY Downstate Medical Center
- Long Island College Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
What do you attribute your success to?
Not Trying to Change People
Dr. Les Linet MD's Practice location
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MONROE TWP, NJ 08831Get Direction
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- Understanding the Different Types of Multiple Sclerosis
Since MS does not progress in the same manner, professionals have divided the disease into four phenotypes based on the manner in which the disease progresses. The four types of multiple sclerosis are Clinically Isolated Syndrome, Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis, Primary Progressive Multiple...
- Depression Medications and Their Side Effects
Regardless of the importance of non-medical treatment options for depression like talk therapy and physical exercise, none of them can be as quick and effective as medication. The primary form of medication for depression is antidepressants which help boost brain activity and alleviate depression...
- When Do the Symptoms of Autism Begin to Surface?
Autism is a developmental disorder that affects children as early as infancy. It is usually characterized by delay in or deviation from standard patterns of development, primarily in areas such as social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication and interests.A lifelong condition, the exact...
- Depression: Finding the Right Antidepressant
The federal government’s health statisticians figure that about one in every 10 Americans take an antidepressant. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reports that the rate of antidepressant use in the US among teens and adults has increased by 400% from the years 1988 to 1994 to 2005...
- How Can I Treat Anxiety at Home?
Understanding AnxietyAnxiety attacks are difficult to control without the help of a therapist. But by learning and educating oneself about anxiety may help to prevent it. Anxiety is an excessive reaction to a stressful situation, which brings in trembling, a choking feeling, pain in the heart...
- Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder in Parkinson's Disease
It is natural to have some kind of emotional distress, anxiety, and sadness when diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. But SAD is not just about being sad, it is being anxious and fearful of participating in social activities. SAD is an abbreviation for social anxiety disorder also known as social...
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