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Dr. Melissa Watson, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ·  Female · Age 44

Dr. Watson

Family Center For Mental Health

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 6000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Dr. Melissa Watson, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. She graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.


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(225) 765-8648

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Dr. Watson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Antisocial Personality Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Antisocial Personality Disorder more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Drug-Induced Mental Disorders more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Personality Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Personality Disorders more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Watson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Biography

Dr. Melissa Watson, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. She graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School

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