David P Curtiss Jr MD
- Psychiatry Brookline, MA
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David P Curtiss Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brookline, MA. Their specialties include Psychiatry. David P Curtiss Jr is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Specialties & Expertise
David P Curtiss Jr has the following 1 specialty.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
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