specializes in psychopharmacology
and psychotherapy of mood and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Hellerstein is Clinical Director
of the New York State Psychiatric Institute. For many years he was
chief of the outpatient psychiatry division at Beth Israel Medical Center.
He trained at Stanford Medical School, the NY Hospital-Cornell University
Dept. of Psychiatry, and New York State Psychiatric Institute
He is author of books including:
Battles of Life and Death,
Loving Touches (novel), and
A Family of Doctors (memoir). His new novel, Stone
Babies, is available at
135 Central Park West, #1B
New York, NY 10023
[entrance at 1 West 73rd St.]
Major research has focused on treatment of chronic depression (dysthymia),
combined medication and psychotherapy in treatment of depression, and the
treatment of patients with coexisting schizophrenia and substance use
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