Dr. Rita Horton, MD

Psychiatry •  Female • Age 70
Dr. Horton

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1501 Kings Hwy Shreveport, LA 71103

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Dr. Rita Horton, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Shreveport, LA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Horton has more experience with Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans medical school in 1989. She is affiliated with Ochsner Lsu Health Shreveport. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Horton to book an appointment.

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Frankly, I think she is unethical and dishonest. Seems vengeful and flat affect almost. Very strained interpersonal relationship. Can't really understand her mumbling as well when she is trying to discuss things.
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Dr. Rita Horton, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Shreveport, LA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Horton has more experience...Read more


  • Psychiatry


Lsu Health Science Center University Hospital
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St Louis University School Of Med
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Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Horton

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Horton treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Horton treats other conditions, please contact the office at (318) 675-6402.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Horton typically treats 66% more often than similar doctors

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Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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Dr. Horton's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • 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
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • 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 Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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