Ashok Bharucha

I am an Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist

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Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA, is a highly-trained geriatric psychiatrist with years of experience in the field. He specializes in adult and geriatric psychiatry, as well as the management of conditions that occur at the interface of neurology, medicine, and psychiatry. Dr. Bharucha is dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for his patients through a combination of pharmacology (psychoactive medications) and psychotherapy (talk therapy).

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March 21, 2023

Can Doctors Help With Dementia?

When people you know show signs of dementia, it can be scary. But if you can get an accurate diagnosis, it can make a big difference to your loved one’s quality of life. Doctors can help diagnose dementia by asking questions and doing tests to eliminate other causes. They can also refer patients to specialists […]

March 10, 2023

What Mental Illness Gets Worse With Age?

There is no one cause – it is a combination of genetics, how your brain works, your environment, and your lifestyle. Some people are more likely to develop mental health conditions because of a stressful job or home life, while others are at greater risk due to traumatic events. What Mental Illness Gets Worse With […]

February 3, 2023

What Can a Neurologist Do For a Dementia Patient?

A neurologist is a medical doctor specializing in the brain, nervous system, and spinal cord disorders. Their training is extensive and includes years of study in college and medical school. Neurologists typically perform a neurological exam to test mental status, the function of the cranial nerves (including vision), strength, coordination, reflexes, and sensation. Diagnosis A […]

December 14, 2022

Getting Tested For Dementia

Whether you know you are at risk for developing dementia or are concerned about your mother or father, you should get tested as soon as possible. This will help your doctor diagnose the condition and provide you with information on the best treatment options. This will also help you make an informed decision about your […]

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