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Dr. Christopher Petersen, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Male • Age 72

  
Dr. Petersen

Penn State Medical Group Psychiatry

22 Northeast Dr Hershey, PA 17033
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Dr. Christopher Petersen, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College in 1976 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry.


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Biography

Dr. Christopher Petersen, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College in 1976 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1981
University Of Michigan Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
1980
University Of Michigan Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1977
University Of Michigan Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1976
Georgia Regents U, Medical College
Medical School

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(800) 243-1455

Dr. Petersen accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Petersen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Petersen treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Petersen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Anxiety
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Dr. Petersen treats Anxiety more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Petersen treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Eating Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petersen treats Eating Disorders more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Petersen treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Petersen's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder