Psychiatric care is provided in the following areas for adults of all ages and adolescents 16 and older. Treatment is tailored to each patient

Depression & Bipolar Disorder

Depression and bipolar disorder are imbalances in brain chemistry or circuitry that affect mood, perception and behavior. They are often called

SYMPTOMS OF MANIA INCLUDE:

  • An unusually elevated or euphoric mood
  • Rapid, intense, and uninterruptable bursts of talking
  • Ability to go without sleep for prolonged periods
  • Irritability
  • Uncontrolled promiscuity, spending sprees, fast driving, or gambling
  • Delusions or hallucinations
  • Alcohol or substance abuse

Both depression and bipolar disorder have variations in their causes and symptoms. They can also be part of a larger problem, like drug dependency. As a result, mood disorders can be complex to diagnose.

Yet, both are treatable with a combination of medication and psychotherapy. Therapy is also helpful to the loved ones of someone suffering from mood disorders, so they can understand the condition better


For more information about the practice or
to make an appointment, please contact:
Sina Saidi, MD
tel: (646) 535-7462
email: ss@ssmdpc.com