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Dr. Dexter Whittemore Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Minneapolis, MN, with other offices in Minneapolis, MN and Shakopee, MN. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Whittemore is affiliated with Abbott - Northwestern Hospital Inc. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Dexter Whittemore Jr has the following 7 areas of expertise and 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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